Monday, October 02, 2006

Photoshop Tip: Sketch a Photo

When looking for great tutorials, the web is the best place to find it. This technique from the O'Reilly Publishing is a great tutorial for learning how to make a photo look like a sketch. Transform a photo into a Sketch
The so-called "Sketch Filters" in Photoshop consistently yield very disappointing results; re-creating the quintessential sketch demands a little more inventiveness and an approach that mimics traditional techniques. Pencil sketches work especially well when very soft leaded pencils are used on a tinted paper, with a few touches of white chalk here and there to heighten the tones. This is what we'll produce here, digitally.

Thanks to the guys at for this one - which by the way is a fantastic site for Photoshop resources and tutorials.

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