These sunflowers were combined with textures by Boccacino.
And by Eddi07 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/spiritual_marketplace/)
Then, for an impressionistic painting look, I applied the watercolor filter in Topaz Simplify. The settings here really brightened up the flowers and gave the effect I wanted.
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