Photoshop: Real World paint in Photoshop

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I don't know how much time i used in PS making paint splatters and paint drips - it just looks great. Then i thought, why not make that effect for real in Photoshop?

Why not emulate running paint (drips) and other "real world" paint effects.

When painting with the airbrush and spraying paint on the same spot over and over again - why not make running drips of paint like there would be in the real world?
(the paint should act like real world paint - in realtime..)

There should be a menu where different parameters could be set:

+ Dry Time
+ Wind Speed
+ Wind Direction

These parameters would make the drips go one way or another - decide if the drips should be long or short..

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Yup. Neat stuff. This article may interest you:

Fun with physics-based drawing

Also, I don't know if you've seen the previews of "Eazel" - our new Photoshop Touch App for iPad. It has fluid simulation in it.