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Adobe® Photoshop® CS3: Top 100 Simplified® Tips & Tricks by Lynette Kent

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Chapter 8. Creating Digital Artwork from Photographs

You can use Photoshop to replicate traditional art materials and techniques and see immediate results on your screen. If you have spent years in art school working with traditional materials, you can find a whole new source of creativity as you experiment with different techniques. Even if you have never tried art in any form or claim you cannot even draw a straight line, you can use Photoshop to draw line art, sketch a person or a building, create a painted portrait, or paint with oils and watercolors. You can experiment and try all sorts of projects without wasting any paper products or paints. You can vary colors, mix media, copy, trace, or draw freehand, and even erase the results before ...

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