Take a look though my "Never Stop Learning" weekly posts & more. You'll be able to see me try out techniques that are new to me, keep my chops up on techniques I've learned through the years, and talk about adjustments I'm making to my workflow to become more efficient/proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite, major focus on Photoshop and Illustrator.
Just got a Wacom design tablet so I’m trying out projects like this to practice using it in Photoshop
Transforming a Picture into a Digital Painting using the Mixer Brush
Original pic by Freehand Profit
Its a cool technique, you make an Underpaint layer then make a new layer on top to bring back some detail. I have to practice my brush strokes. I started on His right arm then worked my way back and up. The background was last. You should be able to see the progression in this image already but I got a long way to go =D