Here is my original:
Then I don't yet have time to download and play with pixel bender, so I played around with the artistic filters--a lot. Probably would have been faster to download and install, but I don't know how to install. I didn't really find anything I liked better than the original photo or even found interesting enough to share. So I switched images. But the first image I didn't think was even improved with my clean edit process so I went back to the original:
|Sorry, I had to share. All the artistic stuff took away too many details and didn't change the background at all.|
I did finally find a picture where at least the changes were interesting. I used the Rough Pastels Artistic Filter:
It was a nice morning learning. Maybe tonight after the kids are in bed I'll have time to install some actions and some plug-ins. Won't that be fun? Have a great Thursday!