Step by Step Transform Photos into Pencil Drawings in Photoshop

2년 전


Hi steemians. I will explain step by step how to transform photos into georgous pencil drawings.
I tried to make it understandable for everyone, I hope you like it.
(Shortcuts are for PC users, not MAC)

Let's start.

Open a photo in Photoshop


Make a copy of it (CTRL+J)2gsjgna1uruv8X2R8t7XDv5HGXyHWCCu4rKmbB5pmEzjYSivTfWVrX7pWPJeTjcgxr4ThEi4jtNyPKfR5ifF7RNocKKDP16DvXPXnzeGPVBn8QWM5Q.jfif

Click on the adjustment layer button, choose Hue/Saturation


Reduce the Saturation to -100


Click on the thumbnail of Layer 1 to make it active


And change the blend mode to Color Dodge


Invert it by pressing CTRL+i, the image should look white. Go to

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Slide the radius where that looks good to you


To make the overall image look more denser, click on the Adjustment Layer button again, choose Levels


Slide the input Darks to the right, focus on the face of the image or wherever is important

If other areas are too dark, go to Brush Tool, adjust the brush size as you want, make the Hardness to %0, and Opacity %40


Make sure the foreground color is black8SzwQc8j2KJZWBXFXnbnQ1FtoZhRqrTWozhqoqWHpGmpmn4DLzS7a97SSU78sC6bhiFbRsr6NjjHhq7iBD7pUcrVQ8kZepsL43JA6nqoEjdBmMK4dQA.jfif

Brush over areas you want to make less dense.



By this simple techniques you can transform any photo to a nice looking pencil drawing.

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