Photoshop Stuff
Smart Objects Explained
Use the Black And White Adjustment Layer to convert your images into B&W while adjusting the Reds, Yellows, and Greens to achieve the best B&W effect possible
Color Grading - very important for Compsites!
Photoshop Painting site: Creative Couture
Really cool effect! Try it out
Jake Spoon does really great stuff.
Talks too fast, though.
Painting in Photoshop - Get Started Here!
Photoshop Master Class with Paul Trani: Making Images Pop with Creative Gradients and Color
Photoshop Buried Treasure: The Tree Maker Filter
Photoshop Painting: Kyle's brush tips