How To Turn A Photo Into A Pencil Sketch With Photoshop

Now. I’m going to show you a faster and easier way to do it. This document is approximately six and a half by nine and a half inches one.

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with a resolution of 150 pixels per inch open a photo and make a copy of it by pressing Ctrl J On a PC or command J on a Mac. WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.25.36 PM.jpeg

Click on the adjustment late. Your button and choose hue/saturation.

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Click on the adjustment layer button and choose hue/saturation reduce the saturation – 100 WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.26.50 PM.jpeg

Click on the thumbnail of layer. One WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.27.09 PM.jpeg

To make it active and change the blend mode to color Dodge WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.27.33 PM.jpeg

Invert it by pressing Ctrl or command I WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.27.55 PM.jpeg

At this point your image should look white. Go to filter, Blur and Gaussian blur WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.28.36 PM.jpeg

Slide the radius to an amount that looks good to you. Your image should have the look and feel more of a pencil drawing than a photograph to make the overall look denser. Click on the adjustment layer button again, and this time choose level.

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Slide the input dogs to the right Until the face is just the right amount of density. WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.29.23 PM.jpeg

If other areas are too dense, like the dress in this example open your brush tool.

Make the brush size relatively large the hardness 0% . And the opacity 40% WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.30.11 PM.jpeg

Make sure the foreground color is black and then brush over areas you’d like to make less dense.

To clean up some areas make a composite snapshot by. Pressing Ctrl shift Alt key or E on a PC. WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.30.11 PM.jpeg

Tall t on a PC or command shift option key on a Mac. Invert the foreground

And and background Colors by clicking on the curved double-arrow icon or by pressing X on your keyboard. WhatsApp Image 2020-08-30 at 5.31.18 PM.jpeg

Make the brush size small to medium and the opacity a hundred percent now simply brush over the areas you want to clean up.

Using these quick simple techniques you can transform any photo into a beautiful pencil drawing.

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We’re still (safely) editing photos as usual during COVID-19.

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