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Retro Paint Photoshop Action

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With the Retro Paint Photoshop Action, giving your picture a 50's retro painted look has never been so quick and easy. It has 3 different effect sizes to be used on small, medium and large images, and also an extra "Add Halftone" action to be used right after the main action is finished.

For beginners and advanced users, you can choose between the "Auto" and "Custom" actions. With the "Auto" actions, all you have to do is select the action and click on the Play button, while on the "Custom" ones, you will be able to adjust the levels and sharpness of the image before other effects and settings are applied.

Right after the action finish, you can adjust different settings like levels, blacks, whites, neutrals and more; and of course turn on/off different layers to achieve a unique effect.

How to install (pattern):

  1. Open Photoshop.
  2. Go to Edit > Presets > Preset Manager.
  3. From the dropdown select "Patterns" and click on Load, locate the "Retro Paint Pattern.pat" file and click Load.

How to install (action):

  1. Open Photoshop
  2. In the Actions Panel click on the top right icon and from the dropdown menu select "Load Actions".
  3. Locate the "Medialoot - Retro Paint.atn" file and click on Load.

How to use:

  1. Open your image. Be sure that is set as the background (if not, go to Layer > New > Background from Layer)
  2. In the Actions Panel expand the "Medialoot - Retro Paint" action container
  3. Select any of the "Auto" or "Custom" included actions according to your image size (Small - Medium - Large) and click on the play button.
  4. Once you played any of the actions, you will be able to add a halftone to it. To do that, just select the "Add Halftone" action and click on the Play button in the Actions Panel.

Important Notice:
To function properly this file requires that you have the "Oil Paint Filter" (included in most, but not all, Photoshop versions). To check if you do have this filter installed, please open Photohop and click on the Filter > Stylize menu on the top bar. If you do not see the option "Oil Paint ..." it means that you do not have this filter in your Photoshop version and this file will not work properly.

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