Mixer Brush Painting with Stencils

Photoshop Proving Ground The more I use the Mixer Brush, the more I enjoy working with it. I’m not a trained painter or even a traditionally educated artist – like many people I’ve learned on the fly, on the job, and on a lot of caffeine. Anyway, the June issue of PSPG takes you through…

Dodge & Burn for Landscapes

Photoshop Proving Ground There are approximately three articles on Dodge and Burn for every licensed copy of Photoshop out there. I have several of my own. Of course the topic is extremely important to virtually anyone who works on their photos beyond applying a filter (many of which apply AI-based dodge and burn… ironic, no?).…

Path Blur

Photoshop Proving Ground The March installment of Photoshop Proving Ground shows off some tricks with Path Blur to add dynamic motion to your images. In the dancer image to the right, I also treated the background to some blur love that creates a unique, directional texture, reinforcing the sense of movement. This technique is pretty…