Photoshop, do you want to be my friend?

So, I decided to fiddle around with photoshop today and to discover some new tools! I’ve always felt insecure in photoshop. There are so many things to learn and it just feels overwhelming. I’m going to make a commitment here folks. I’m going to expand my learning. If you have any tips or tricks, please share them with me. Muchas gracias mis amores.

I used a photo I’ve posted before:

I merged this photo with a texture (just a free one I found on a google search), as an overlay and reworked the curves and I ended up with this:

Viola. New. Exciting. Different.