In this digital painting Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a paint effect easily and effectively. You will mimic the smudge painting art using a combination of Photoshop filters. Also, you can control your final result so that it looks like a digital art painting.

You will use a combination of different filters like High Pass filter, Smart Sharpen filter, Unsharp Mask, Gaussian Blur filter, Diffuse Glow Filter, and many other filters.

This digital painting effect is made using Photoshop CS6 version. You may find some changes in your Photoshop version if you are using Photoshop CC!

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