Painted Watercolor Effect in Photoshop

In today’s video tutorial I explain how to create a realistic painted watercolor effect in Photoshop. We’ll use a variety of filters to replicate the mottled appearance of real life watercolour paintings. This technique works particularly well with landscape images, which are also a popular subject for real life watercolour paintings. If you want to save some time, check out my free Artistic Photo Effect Actions, which includes a ready made script for this watercolour effect, along with other painted, inked and sketched styles.

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  1. Good tips. But, if you don’t mind, I’m pretty sure you speak too fast for non english speaker.
    From my part it’s perfect, no time waisted!

    • I can understand your view, I guess this could be a circumstance where the subtitles would make things easier to follow.

      I’m really glad you liked it, thank you for your comment!

  2. Thanks so much. I’ve typed up notes so that I can refer to this tutorial; and, I have downloaded the actions. Perfect.

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