Adding a Painted Edge in Photoshop

By |2018-08-04T14:33:09+00:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Nicolesy Store, Tutorials, Videos|Tags: , , |1 Comment

In this video I show you how I use a hand-painted overlay and apply it to a photo in Photoshop to give the image an organic and hand-painted feel.

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Want to practice this effect? Continue below to download the overlay from this video for free! Or, if you’d like more options, please check out the Nicolesy Painted Edge Overlay pack in the Nicolesy Store.

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Painted Edge Overlays

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Set of 50 High-Resolution Hand-painted Overlays

Add a beautiful effect to your images with this set of  50 painted edge overlays. These are created with real paint and brushes (not created digitally), and work well with all types of images. Click here to learn more about this overlay pack.


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About the Author:

Nicole S. Young is a professional photographer and published author whose love of photography and teaching has grown into an online business where she creates training materials and resources for other photographers. Nicole is best known for her books on food photography, but is widely versed in a variety of photographic genres, including landscape, travel, lifestyle, and even underwater photography. You can learn more about Nicole's work on her website,

One Comment

  1. malcolm January 16, 2018 at 2:38 am - Reply

    Cool!! Been wondering how to make my own overlays and borders, this video has given me some ideas. I should be able to make them in Affinity Photo and use them in Luminar.
    Thanks for the ideas in all your tutorials 😀

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