Mountain Goat Sentinel:
I copied the original layer to a new layer and added a white layer underneath it. On the upper layer, I added a light Watercolor effect in Akvis, then added a black layer mask.
I used a randomized watercolor brush to bring back the image.This one is shown at 100% opacity, but I had it set to about 50% opacity when I painted white onto the black layer mask. (white reveals, black conceals)
Typically, you have to be careful when using a single Watercolor brush because you’ll begin to see repetitive strokes. The Brush Dynamics were adjusted to jitter the size of each tap of the brush—and also the angle. I set the brush to have “wet edges”. Some of the brush “taps”, mostly around the edges, were executed at a lower opacity. This part actually went pretty fast.
After merging everything to a new layer above all, I created mono color outlines in Topaz and set that layer to a blend mode of multiply. There was a hue/saturation in the middle to add some color to the rocks, painted in as needed through a layer mask. Lastly, I added a new layer and filled it with 50% gray, then texturized it with a canvas texture. I set that layer to a blend mode of Overlay.