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The entire 16 tutorial series is downloaded as one 229 MB Zip file. After checking out with PayPal, you will be redirected to Mark’s site to receive your download link. You will also receive an email with a copy of the download link.
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Sixteen Mac-, PC-, and iPad-compatible QuickTime movie files
Sample images included
Running Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes
Filter Forge is the most versatile and exciting software that Mark has encountered in a long time. When it’s partnered with Photoshop, there’s simply no limit to your creativity. Unlike other filter products that often meet just one need, such as black and white effects or sharpening, Filter Forge is multi-faceted. It features over 4000 creative photo effects and almost 4500 realistic textures. The number of effects and textures is growing by the day because Filter Forge filters are created not by 10 engineers in a lab, but by thousands of users from around the globe. Because there are so many contributors, Filter Forge is home to several of the most breathtaking and realistic effects that Mark has ever seen. Each of these effects can be applied directly to a photograph or can be combined with the source image in Photoshop to produce astonishing results. Each lesson opens with an explanation of the technique followed by a concrete example. Mark then walks you step-by-step through the creative process from start to finish. Feel free to work along using your own images or you’re welcome to use the provided sample images.
Lesson 1: Introduction – 03:31
Lesson 2: How to purchase Filter Forge at a big discount – 03:06
Lesson 3: Why it makes sense to use Filter Forge as a stand-alone application rather than as a Photoshop plug-in – 03:16
Lesson 4: Understanding the Filter Forge interface – 10:04
Lesson 5: My favorite Filter Forge effects and textures – 07:41
Lesson 6: How to back up your Filter Forge library – 04:21
Lesson 7: Blending watercolor with photorealism – 15:23
Lesson 8: Adding watercolor and film frames – 08:34
Lesson 9: Generating a seamless texture for tiling in Photoshop – 23:00
Lesson 10: Creating a starry sky for compositing– 10:57
Lesson 11: Generating fog for compositing – 09:38
Lesson 12: Producing a texture to use as a distressed mask in Photoshop – 11:52
Lesson 13: Old drawing blend effects – 16:51
Lesson 14: Mixing a photo with a crosshatch drawing– 13:50
Lesson 15: Creating a radial acrylic explosion – 11:21
Lesson 16: Adding a grunge frame with a transparent background – 07:09
Watch the Introduction