A good lesson for me regarding keeping my image files organised and backed up etc... I lost the original file for this photo - my best and favourite crocodile photo. I only have a low resolution copy of it which is fine for the screen but not much good for print etc. I have no idea what happened to the original... I discovered it missing a couple of years ago.
So one way to get something decent out of it was to create a digital painting out of it - where detail isn't so critical. So I enlarged it a lot in photoshop to get a printable size but it was very pixelated, and then ran Corel Painter over it to produce this picture which smudged out all the enlarged pixels. I like the result but wish I had the original still!
Here is a higher resolution cropped part so you can see the painting effect better.