No worries - it was my hasty interpretation, and I guess others may fall into the same (seductive) trap. But it IS still of interest, as it stands.
Do you know the name of the Photoshop filter, or even have a link to it on the net somewhere? I have a cut-down version of Photoshop - as Adobe Elements - preinstalled on my laptop, but can't find a filter like that. I would be really keen on getting a copy of that baby!