Add Wind Effect in Photoshop CS6

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    First, we should have the document opened, by either creating a new one or opening an existing document, which I have shown how to do that in other videos.
    The document is now open as shown in the tap beside the cursor.
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    We have one layer as it is shown on the right-hand side, so we should make sure to select the correct layer that we are going to work with.
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    From the above menu, select "Filter", then "Stylize" and then select "Wind".
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    From the new window, we can see that the "wind" add very small strokes or lines to give the effect of a windy image.
    This is really a nice effect and I think it can be almost like a painting, and we can experiment depending on what we are going for.
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    Zoom in, using the "+" button on the bottom left-hand side corner, and zoom out with the "-" button, or use this drop down menu to zoom out or zoom in.
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    When zooming out, the photo will look like a motion blow, so we can have quite an interesting effect.
    This is the "Wind" preview, but we can also select a "Blast" to add much more intense.
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    We can choose the "Stagger".
    It will look much more like a painting.
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    We can select the direction to be from the right which is the default settings.
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    We can choose as well the direction to be from the left.
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    When done press "OK" to apply to the canvas or press "Cancel" to go back and ignore the changes.
    We can see how quite a nice impact here when we zoom in, it is very clear how it looks like brush strokes.
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    This is a VisiHow video and I've Just shown you how you can add a wind effect to an image on "Photoshop CS6" on Windows 7.
    If you have any questions or comments feel free to add them to the section below, and we'll do our best to get back to you.
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