Because I'm messing around on Elements for giggles. Sharpening up blurry pictures; what's your preferred method? Underpainting and cutout filters in tandem. It adds a bit of texture, a quick and easy sharpen and tones down contrast. A paint daub filter and gradient map were used in addition for (2b), for color and to just bring out some blurred features while have it also be... sort of dreamy? Pictures (1a) (2a) I started with, pictures (1b) (2b) I ended up with.