Watercolor Painting in Photoshop

Unleash the Power of Smart Objects

Learn how to create watercolor paintings in Photoshop by leveraging the power of layered Smart Objects, brushes and the filter gallery. In addition to these advanced techniques, the course also covers the essential tools to bring your vision to life. And the skills required for professional photoshop retouching and compositing.

This course also includes 140 curated painting brushes that will bring a new level of realism to your digital watercolor paintings.















2 Hour, 5 Minutes


Beginner to Intermediate


Photoshop CC

Professional Training

This course takes you through all the steps necessary to create a professional composite from beginning to end—and then turn that composite into a watercolor painting. Learn from a professional, award-winning creative director who has worked with top clients all across the globe. In addition to individual tools and features, you will also learn the WORKFLOW used by professionals, putting you on the path to creating photoshop art as a career.




From Beginner to Advanced

This course is designed for creatives at every level; from the beginner just starting in Photoshop to the experienced photographer, designer or digital artist who wants to expand their skill set. The first half is a crash course covering the basics of Photoshop and photo compositing.

Watercolor Painting

Take any photograph (or composite) and turn it into a watercolor painting through a series of steps including the filter gallery, masks with custom brushes and advanced layer blending. This same method has been used in Hollywood visual effects, such as the title art for the Sherlock Holmes films. Learn how to do it yourself—all in just 2 hours!

The Power of
Smart Objects

In addition to the full composite project, this course includes a bonus lesson. Learn how to use Smart Objects to create a watercolor "template" where you can quickly and easily convert ANY photograph into a painting. The techniques taught here are extremely versatile and show you the non-destructive power of Smart Objects in Photoshop.

Turn Any Photograph into a Painting

By using the power of Smart Objects, you will end up with a "template" that you can use to quickly turn any photograph into a watercolor painting.


140 Brushes Included for Free

This course comes with 140 custom brushes—every brush you will need to create your own watercolor painting effects in Photoshop. The brushes are high resolution with intricate detail. Use these with colors as a mask to get instant, one-click painting effects. 

This is one of the largest collection of Watercolor brushes available anywhere and is exclusive to this course!


Harness the Power of Smart Objects

Join thousands of other creatives around the world in becoming masters of Photo Compositing. Whether you are a photographer, creative director, designer or budding artist—THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU!

"I never realized how powerful Smart Objects can be! After this course, I'm tempted to ONLY use Smart Objects. It opens a whole new realm of possibilities."


Skills Covered

  • Photoshop 101: Basics & Shortcuts
  • Quick Selections
  • Quick Masks
  • Background extensions
  • Using custom brushes
  • Smart Objects
  • Filter Gallery
  • Layer blending
  • Artistic Color Grading
  • Post Production Effects
  • Creating Smart Object-based templates


  • 10 Video Lessons
  • Background images & assets
  • Sample images for painting
  • 140 Custom Watercolor Brushes

Price: $47.00


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