Some time last year, I came across this little plug-in for Photoshop, called Pixelbender. It was a mind-bender of sorts for me. I, of course, got hooked to the oil-paint filter. I’m also mad about mixed-media artworks. So, the result was the set of images at the bottom of this post.
First, I melted crayons on a sheet of white paper. This is what it looked like:
I then added the oil-paint filter and played around with saturation, color balance, and curves to get these crazy results.