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Photoshop converts a Photo to a Pencil Sketch

Photoshop converts a Photo to a Pencil Sketch
Ladies and Gentlemen, we introduce you to Tim Shelbourne and welcome his Photoshop expertise to this issue of DTG! Welcome Tim, and thank you so much for sharing this tutorial... [Editor's Note: Folks, we regularly get two or more requests from readers for any help using Photoshop to convert a photo to a sketch -- pencil, charcoal, conte, or other mediums. This is by far the very best tutorial we've seen to date -- bar none! When we saw this technique in the Photoshop Photo Effects Cookbook we knew at once we had to share it with you! Thanks to O'Reilly Publishing we're able to bring the technique to you in its entirety! Tim Shelbourne writes... Ask any artist and they'll tell you that all the tubes of paint in the world cannot replace the simple pencil when it comes to artistic potential. Don't worry if your drawing abilities aren't up to snuff, all that's required here is the ability to scribble! (1) Open your original image in Photoshop. In the Color Picker, choose a light gray.

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Tutorial: How To Create Self-Portrait Sketches Want to turn your self-portrait photos into fine art? Paris-based photographer and graphic designer Sébastien Del Grosso has some techniques he’d like to share with you! Photography and drawing are Sébastien’s biggest passions in life, and he skillfully combines the two disciplines in his self-portrait sketch series on 500px, “The Sketch of A Life”. Scroll down to check out his tutorial, so you can learn how to shoot and process your images just like his self-portraits below! How To Create Self-Portrait Sketches by Sebastian Del Grosso I have always been drawn to artistic creation. How To Produce A High Contrast Sketch Effect Settings on all 3 layers are Opacity: 60, Fill: 100 Soft Contrast Some subjects deserve a gentler treatment, so here I applied Gaussian Blur to the middle Overlay layer. Settings on all 3 layers are Opacity: 60, Fill: 100 Photoshop CS5 & Photoshop CS5 Extended - Best Deals From Adobe

Photoshop Elements > Type Tool Horizontal Type Tool Select the Horizontal Type tool. The Mask type tools are covered here. The Text On type tools are covered here. Options Bar/Tool Options Choices Talented Artist Combines Photography and Illustration to Capture 'The Sketch of a Life' Paris-based artist Sébastien Del Grosso combines his talents as an illustrator and photographer to create incredibly creative self-portraits. Taking on an almost cartoon-like aesthetic, the series is titled “L’esquisse d’une vie,” translating to “The Sketch of a Life.” As you can see from the image below, creating one of these images takes several steps and requires that Del Grosso ply his skills in several artistic arenas. What’s left when all is said and done is a unique hybrid between photography, sketching, and digital art: