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Creating a painterly landscape with textures & layer masks

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Hello,

I wanted to show yow how I changed a rather normal photo of a river scene with some fog into a pictureque & painterly work using textures.

Let me start with a before/ after view:
please move mouse over the picture!




As you can see I have achieved a very painting like look reminding one of dutch or french landscape painters of the 18th and 19th century.

While I was working on this picture it became evident, that I had to control or manipulate the light in this picture. I felt this image offered quite some possibilities to do this, because of the large area of diffuse fog glow in the sky.
 I used 5 different textures and they would have made it impossible to achieve this look, if I hadn't erased them in part with the help of layer masks in Photoshop.

Use of layer masks and textures

Please have a look at the processing with and without the layermasks, if you move yor mouse over the image you can see the result with layermasks.



The light in the sky and on the river and on pa…

Texture Bundle & Gradients & recent new work

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Hello,
some of you might know that I also have a texture shop over at Creative Market.com.
You'll find my shop here:

Dyrk's Texture Pit


Recently I put together a set of texture packages and gradients at a considerably reduced price.
You can save 50%!!!




These are the files contained in this bundle:




Please take a look here for more information:

Big Texture and Gradients Bundle


Some of  my new stuff:







More new works can be found here: New on my Homepage


Have a nice weekend!