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Impasto effects in Photoshop

Impasto painting is a favorite of impressionistic painters. The thickness of the paint creates a texture that is unmatched through other paints. This texture is also rather elusive to digital artists as pixels don’t have a thickness! In this video tutorial we will explore techniques for using real impasto textures to generate an impasto painting effect, digitally!


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Kirk Nelson - The Pixel Pro - has been working as an all around graphics geek or “Visual Information Specialist” for the past 13 years around Washington DC Metro area. His career spans almost every aspect of the design industry with his skills ranging from web design, to 3D animation, to logo design, to photo retouching.

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