Public domain photo of a street musician in the mid-nineteenth century that was altered with the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (noise reduction adjustment), then the Topaz DeNoise plug-in, then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (Ilford Delta HP5 Plus 400 effect), then the Topaz Clarity plug-in (contrast boost edgy effect; base image), then the Topaz Impression plug-in on the base image (color sketch 1 type 14 effect; color sketch image), then the Topaz Impression plug-in on the base image (custom chalk and charcoal preset type 8; chalk and charcoal image), then the color sketch image was overlaid and merged with the chalk and charcoal image, then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (dodging), then the Photoshop paintbrush, then Topaz Clarity plug-in (desaturated warm edge effect), then the Topaz Detail plug-in (feature enhancement effect), then the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (dodging and vignette effect), and then the Photoshop paintbrush. Public domain image by Jean-Baptiste Gustave Le Gray courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Open Access program.

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