This was a grab shot inside a restaurant (they have great fries)! The background was already painted, so I decided to nudge the entire photo that direction with the use of a fun filter!
Alien Skin's Snap Art is perfect for making brushstrokes of color and creativity. There are many artistic effects to choose from within Snap Art's menu, try Impasto or Oil Paint.
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Notes: Like this technique? Deb Sandidge offers an outstanding online Photoshop class on Photoshop - Enhancing Digital Images and Creating Works of Art.