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I have photo of a person and a texture. I'd like paint this body with this texture. How can I do it in photoshop?

An example : http://www.ibackgroundz.com/pics/d/o/download-body-painting-24-wallpaper-a-e-ibackgroundz.com.jpg Basically I want to know how to apply a texture over body.

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Welcome to GD. While not an exact duplicate, another question has a very similar request and may be worth taking a look at: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/4871/… –  Farray Jan 6 '12 at 19:19
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The image you linked to is actually paint on a body and not a photo alteration.

However, to do this with Photoshop, you need to be come acquainted with Displacement Maps. Displacement Maps use a greyscale image as a bump map and allow you to add the "bump" appearance to an otherwise flat image.

Here are a few displacement map tutorial via Google:

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