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Tutorial | Create a Watercolor Effect

By Thursday, December 17, 2015 (MST) 11 Comments

Creative Team Member, Eva, shows us how she gives her photos a watercolor effect in Adobe Photoshop.

AnnaAspnes_aA1. Create a Water Color Effect. Open your photo and follow the steps in this tutorial by Marty at Blue Lighting to give a Hand-painted Watercolor Effect to the photo. Below is the before and after photo.

2. Blend the Photo. Create new 12×12 300DPI layout. Open and drag an ArtsyPaper and Transfers of choice onto your layout. Blend the edges of your photo then apply different Blending Modes until you have the desired look.  This techniques are outlined in AnnaBlendz LIVE and new sessions begin January 12th- Register here to learn everything I know about blending. 

3. Embellish. Complete the layout by adding ArtStrokes, Elements and WordART.


Click on the above photo for additional process notes and supplies used.


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