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Mon, Jun 23, 2014 8:49 PM

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Photoshop CC 2014: What happend to the Oil Paint filter?

I'd like the oil paint filter back. When I'm shooting models in the fields, this filter ads a van Gogh'ian touch to the background, if not overdone. It needs to be strokes, so just a soft filter wouldn't cut it.
And no, running two installations on the same machine to feature a single plugin is not a solution, it's not even a propter workaround.
I liked the idea you had a couple of versions back, where you were able to download the filter as a separate plugin from adobe labs or Adobe marketplace, I'm not sure.
And I truly would appreciate a splash screen *before* the update to notify of any plugin dismissal beforehand - I'm sure this was notified in some Adobe forum beforehand, but since I, for one belong to the working world, I can't afford to spend all of my time in all forums for all the software that I own.
Cheers,
Michael.

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5 years ago

This feature has been returned and modernized with the Photoshop CC 2015.1 update that was released today: https://blogs.adobe.com/photoshop/201...

More details on using the new Oil Paint filter: https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/usi...

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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WooHoo!!!!! THANK you Jeff!! :)

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Sorry, not in my release :( I don't see it... and the examples shown are using CS6 ??

I see a Oil Filter in one of the menus but it is always grayed out.

And the blog entry does not mention the filter... ?!?!

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Thank you, Bill, but it is not "quite" it. I really liked the way you could abstract some background jitter and give it the van Gogh touch, so to speak. *sigh*

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Did you get it back? Mine has vanished from my drop down. Why? Did they do something new?

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Oil Paint was removed from CC 2014, because the team that wrote it went away and could no longer support it.

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So are you saying there is no one else at Adobe to pick up the support of this filter? Is there no documentation? You need to be committed to supporting the product features through its lifecycle

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Yes, and the life cycle of the oil paint filter ended when the supporting team went away.

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So hire a new support team? Duh? It takes less than a month to train your average high school student to be useful in this regard. I won't pretend to now the exact responsibilities of this particular team, but I refuse to believe that any less than 50% of the users commenting on this thread woul be capable.

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6 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
where is the filter oil painting in photoshop 2014 CC?.

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6 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Bring back the Oil Paint Filter in PS CC 2014!.


I just took an Adobe Creative Live course in digital painting in which the use of the Oil Paint filter was used to create the paintings. All the actions from the instructor included the use of the Oil Paint filter. I know I could use PS CC to paint with, but I don't want to run 2 versions of Photoshop on my computer. Please bring it back. It makes no sense to give us ways to use the filter, then take it away.

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I had to uninstall the free trial of CC 2014 to get oil paint back on P'S cs6

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I am one that loved this filter. It added so much when not overdone. Please bring it back.

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It looks like I will need to run both cs cc and 2014 to be able to use this filter.

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I absolutely love the oil paint filter ! I have sold so many photos using it. Please bring it back, it's important for my business !!!

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Mine too..... I spent a huge amount of time promoting my work featuring this filter.

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6 years ago

I want it back. Will it come back when I get rid of the free trial of cc 2014?

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No, the Oil Paint plugin is not in CC 2014, trial or not.

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You guys at Adobe are tearing apart what were good apps at one time. Remove this, remove that. What's up?

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6 years ago

I hate this cc 2014

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6 years ago

I thought the issue was it was flash based and they removed flash support. Probably a move to improve compatibility with IOS. Just guessing, of course.

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No, the plugin had nothing to do with Flash.
And what does iOS have to do with anything here?

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Oh, I saw the flash panels mentioned in this blog, and thought it was connected. My mistake: http://blogs.adobe.com/photoshopdotco....

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6 years ago

No one can seem to answer my question. Will it come back if I get rid do the free trial of cc2014?

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6 years ago

@Robin: as I understand it, if you are a member of cc, you can get a parallell instalation of an oder version, which still supports the filter.
Kind of sucks, to have two full photoshop versions RAM- hogging side by side just to keep a filter up and running.
Not happy with the situation, either.

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I agree wholeheartedly. Oil Paint was my most used filter ! I need it back !

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6 years ago

I'm not either. But if I only have the trial and I don't buy CO 2014 will CS6 go back to the way it was or even if I re install CS6?

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CS6 isn't affected by CC or CC 2014.
Whatever you have in CS6 will remain.
Whatever you have in CC will remain.
CC 2014 is a new version that installs separately from previous versions.

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On my Mac, I when the update came. I no longer have CC, only CC 2014. I have been wanting to use that filter, just didn't have the photos to use it. Now that I have the photos I can't use the filter anymore. And If there is a way to revert back, I just don't know how to.

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Ed, You can download PS CC through the CC desktop application still -- http://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud... and install apps

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6 years ago

Only the gods may know. And even they'll have to chek back with Steve Jobs, I guess.

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6 years ago

Thanks for your help.

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6 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Oilpaint effect missing in Photoshop CC 2014.


Dear Adobe development: with Photoshop CC 2014 you have kicked out the oilpaint filter without any replacement. I miss this filter and I know I am not alone. Please give it back!

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6 years ago

My vote for a new version of this filter.
Please give it back to paying users.

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192 Points

6 years ago

I used this filter a lot and I really want it back!