I've been finding that the combination of textures and *Topaz Lab's Impression filter go nicely together.
I used this month's Free Watercolor texture, Autumn Glow with these roses and then used the *Topaz Lab's Impression filter. I used the preset, Impasto II. (To get the free texture - subscribers - check your email for the newsletter. Need to subscribe? Go Here. Note: this is a limited time Freebie.
Here is the original image. This is a case where I have masked out the background and allowed the texture to spill onto the flowers. The texture was set to the blend mode of Normal at 100%.
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