Transform any Photo into a Watercolor Painting In Photoshop

Katya Boudjelloud, Graphic, Web and Motion Design

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8 Videos (12m)
    • Instant Watercolor Effect in Photoshop Teaser

    • Prepping the Canvas

    • Sourcing & Converting the Photo

    • Installing Brushes in Photoshop

    • Painting on Canvas

    • Applying Smart Filters

    • Adding Adjustment Layers

    • Swapping Photos & Conclusion


About This Class


In this class I’ll show you how to transform any photo into a dramatic painting effect inside of Photoshop in just a few clicks in about ten minutes.

Once the effect is built, it can be re-used and modified over and over again to work with any photo.

We’ll cover lots of topics such as:

  • Texturing
  • Using Smart objects
  • Applying smart filter effects
  • Installing Photoshop brushes and a lot more!

This course is great for anyone with a basic understanding of Photoshop but I’ll show you step by step how to achieve this effect in minutes.

See you in class!


10 of 10 students recommendSee All

Clear and concise instructions.Very helpful.
Thank you for your very clear and simple instructions. They were quite helpful in achieving this style.
Linda Smith

I love art.

This was a fun and interesting way to use the Photoshop filters to change a photo to something more artsy. Thanks Katya!
Fren Andersen

Graphic Designer, artist, & lifelong learner





Katya Boudjelloud

Graphic, Web and Motion Design

I am Katya Boudjelloud, french born graphic, web and motion designer. I studied and gained most of my professional experience in London (UK) . My design studio is now based in outstanding Vancouver BC which is a fantastic source of inspiration.

I have over 10 years of hands on design and teaching experience and I would like to share with you my passion for the creative arena and communication.

To check my professional portfolio please visit or, if you wan...

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