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!


9 of 9 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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