I highly recommend this thorough book.
One of my issues with many of the Photoshop/graphics type books out on the market is that there is too much writing and not enough images in the books that I see.
If you want to either make your photos look like paintings, or create art from scratch, this book will give you the info you need.
This would have to be one of the worse Photoshop books out there. And here's why.
1) The layout and text layout are atrocious. Read more
I'm sure the information in this book would be helpful if you are running an older version of Photoshop, however, some of the filters referenced in the book don't even exist in the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by connie rothe
Great read, very helpful highly recommend - if you need to learn any version this will work for you every timePublished 9 months ago by Kenneth Driscoll
This is a beautiful, useful book that has been an inspiration for me. The instructions are awesome and include large-sized full-color screenshots. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Caliaha
Very readable and doable lessons. I normally have to have someone show me how things are to be done, rather than read how to do them, but this book overcomes that obstacle for me.Published on May 25, 2012 by Taylor O.
Disclaimer: I am not an artist nor a Photoshop professional. I rarely use Photoshop for anything except editing photos or making simple graphics for work. Read morePublished on March 6, 2012 by Tania Laremore
Digital Painting in Photoshop elicits two opposite opinions from me. The material and techniques presented are a good introduction to digital painting, using Photoshop exclusively. Read morePublished on February 25, 2012 by Louis B. Dina
I would have been far happier if this had been titled "Making Photos look like Paintings in Photoshop", because it does a very good job of that. Read morePublished on May 26, 2011 by Jane E Patterson
The book provides a very good description of creative techniques using PhotoShop. It also provides a good decription of basic tools. Read morePublished on September 29, 2010 by bainbru