Capturing the Ephemeral in the Emirates!

Today we travel to the United Arab Emirates, a place where skyscrapers and other marvels of traditional architecture seem to arise magically out of the desert landscape like a dream. These beautifully Donuted images show a combined application of three techniques. The “Sketch” filter finds the dark edges to create a distinct graphic quality with dark black linework, while the …

Using Multiple Layers and Masks to Create More Dynamic Images!

Today we’ll be exploring ways to work with multiple layers and masks in PhotoDonut. This technique is especially handy when you want to exert more control over the final outcome. For example, if you want to provide a focal point with more detail, or leave certain areas unaffected by filters, or even to apply various levels of effects and abstraction …

Post to Facebook In a Flash!

Did you know that PhotoDonut makes it easy to post your artistic creations directly to Facebook from within the program? The process is simple — When you’re ready you can just head to the Donut Widget, where you’ll find the convenient share button: Write a description, choose a size, and add a watermark: A window will appear, where you can …

PhotoDonut Around the World

This week, PhotoDonut brings us to beautiful London, this time demonstrating some of the watercolor capabilities of the program. Notice the careful use of the complementary warm and cool colors in these images, and the subtle ways the program creates the distinctive effects of a liquid media. Much like the city of London itself, these images contain a depth and …

Where are my brushes?

In today’s tutorial, we’ll give you an overview of how to manage and find your PhotoDonut brushes. Although PhotoDonut already comes pre-installed with many brushes to choose from, you can always browse and install additional brush packs from the Style Shop. Just click the shopping cart icon of the Donut Widget, select Brushes from the Categories column and take a look …

Hommage a Rembrandt

We recently posted an image on Facebook to remember Rembrandt. Here you can have a look on this Rembrandt style’s anatomy. We hope it can be a good starter tip to create your own. Be sure to check back in to the Bakery for fresh ideas and tips every week! Happy Donuting!

Where’s my Photoshop Plugin?

It’s important to understand that PhotoDonut is first and foremost a standalone program. This means you don’t need Photoshop to use it. The PhotoDonut plugin is an added bonus for those of you who prefer to also use it in Photoshop. But this means you must install PhotoDonut first.   When installing PhotoDonut for the first time, the plugin installer …

Did you know?

Where are my Textures? The image files of the Texture Packs are installed in the Textures folder of the main PhotoDonut data folder. You can locate it on your disk by clicking the cogwheel icon (Settings) on the Donut Widget, then Select My PhotoDonut then finally Reveal the PhotoDonut data folder. Your data folder will open in the background, so …