Pencil Sketch effect with help of photoshop.

May 29, 2007

Take any photo or artwork and create a pencil sketch as detailed or shaded as you want with a few simple steps.

Step 1: Take a photo which you want to give sketch effect.

red_rose1.jpg

Step 2: Desaturate the layer. Image + Adjustments + Desaturate (Shft +Ctrl + U).

rose.jpg

Step 3: Duplicate the “Background” layer.

Step 4: Inverse the “Background” layer. ( Ctrl + I).

invert.jpg

Step 5: Give Gaussian Blur effect to that layer.(Filter + Blur + Gaussian Blur). Use Radius 10 to 12 pixels.

guassian_blur.jpg

Step 6: And last but not the least Apply Color Dodge layer effect.

color_dodge.jpg

Here is ready Your Sketch effect painting.

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