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Old 04-22-2014, 03:49 PM   #1
Andrew B.
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Default Watercolor simulation

As we all know, filters and layer techniques in Photoshop do not adequately simulate natural media. But, sometimes you don't need an accurate simulation. All you need is something that captures some of the feel of natural media.

The biggest problems with watercolor simulations (other than not looking real) is the outlines are too harsh, the color areas do not look like strokes, and there is no sensible nuance to how the color intensity varies. I stumbled onto a technique that works better than most. I was also interested to see a teacher that explains every step clearly and with very few words, plus has the text of his explanation on screen.


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