March 16, 2021, Tuesday


Professional Photographers Guild of Houston  [PPGH]


Painting your images can be fun and easy especially if you know the secrets to success. Speed up the painting process (efficiency) by preparing your files for the most dimension and using filters to accomplish the ‘first wash’ on your files. Learn how to modify and customize brushes to your liking and how to organize your tools for efficiency. But even more important is using a system that doesn’t get bogged down by memory-hungry brushes.

Suzette will also show you how to finish off your art with a convincing texture and show surface brush strokes that truly complete the look.

Topics you will learn:

Choosing good images to paint.

File Prep for dimension and drama

First Wash techniques with filters

Mixer brush modifying and customization and save them for future creativity.

System for speedy painting: “the 1% secret” to paint with more speed and control!

Layers and mixing- controlling the look with painting on layers

Adding virtual textures and surface mediums for texture and realism

The marriage of blending modes and painting for gorgeous art

BIO: Suzette Allen is a passionate educator, teaching Photoshop to professional photographers for 20 years. Her work has morphed over the years, specializing in retouching, compositing, video and painting. Her passion for creativity and fearless attitude toward technology has served her well and kept her at the forefront of photoshop education and creativity while her laid back, friendly style has kept her in the hearts of many of her students as a true source of help and inspiration.

Learn more on her blog, SuzetteSays.com And EDU site, CreateWithSuzette.com #CreateOntheGo #MobileArtLife #CampCreateConnect


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