Photoshop: Texture Overlays

Jen Hillenga M.Photog.Cr.

If you’ve ever wondered why you’d want to add texture to an image or how to do it, Jen Hillenga has the answers in this video course!

Starting with the “why,” Jen discusses the drama and depth you can bring to your photos through texture. Then, starting with a retouched photo, you’ll learn the steps to making it happen.

In a quick and easy way, Jen explains the texture tool and shows how to add layer modes for various effects, flatten images and apply the snapshot feature. You’ll be amazed at how simple it is and the difference it can make in an image! Take advantage of Jen’s expertise in these 8 minutes, you won’t regret it!

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Jen Hillenga Bio

After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art and Graphic Design and working for several studios, Jen Hillenga started her own studio in 2004 with business partner, Kate Cosentino, in Savage, Minnesota. In 2008, they established an online superstore for Professional Photography products called The store has quickly become the leader in online professional products for photographers around the world.

In the years since opening Momento Images, Jen has been able to master her skills as a photographer as well as a digital artist, allowing her to turn her images into artworks and gaining her international recognition and awards among her peers. Jen focuses on the story behind each image and the internal as well as external beauty of each subject by relating to her clients with sensitivity and humor.