While browsing the internet for inspiration, I stumbled across a wonderful site called PSD Box. The site is brimming with Photoshop tutorials and creative inspiration. While exploring, I spotted a tutorial showing how to create a beautiful ink portrait effect. In today’s Photoshop Workbench tutorial, we’ll use custom ink brushes and layer masks to re-create this marvelous, dreamlike effect.


About The Author

Adobe Photoshop Luminary

Mark S. Johnson is an Adobe Photoshop luminary, a photographer, an author, and one of the most passionate instructors you will ever encounter. Through the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, The Radiant Vista, and Boulder Digital Arts, he has lectured in front of and worked side-by-side with countless individuals, including Adobe’s Chief Executive Officers, Jane Goodall, the U.S. Ambassador to Finland, and Academy Award winning director, Louie Psihoyos. Mark’s tutorials appear regularly on the KelbyOne and Planet Photoshop websites, and his imagery and articles have been featured in Photoshop User, Photo Techniques, Nature’s Best, and After Capture magazines. He is a contributor to Dewitt Jones’ heartwarming Healing Images campaign and a Trey Ratcliff Flatbooks author.