• How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find a picture you like. I used this one of the girls from Trashy Crue.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next, go to Image< Adjust< Brightness/Contrast.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Set the contrast to about 50. Now your picture should look something like this.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now go to Image< Adjust< Desaturate. Your picture will be black and white.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 5
    Step 5

    At this point, You need to reduplicate your picture to unlock it. To do this, go to the layers palete, and right click on your picture. Then select Duplicate Layer. This will show up as background copy. From now on, we will work on this layer.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now go to Image< Adjust< Invert. Your image looks like this. Kinda creepy, huh?

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Go to the layers Palete and select color dodge from the drop-down menu.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Your image looks like this.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now go to Filter< Blur< Gaussian Blur. Mess with the radius until you think the image looks most like a sketch. I set mine to 2 for the radius.

  • How to make a computer art. Use Photoshop To Make A Picture Look Like A Sketch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Ta-dah! Image to sketch in a matter of not much time. Now you can impress your friends, or trick them into thinking that you have hidden talent. Enjoy!

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megaan
megaan · 2 projects
looks great! but does anyone know what tool i use instead of colour dodge on pixlr? im massively confused.. D:
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Valentina M.
Valentina M. · 1 project
you can also do this ith GOOGLE PICASA, you can download it for free! (which is plus)
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TheStitchedZombie
TheStitchedZombie · Derby, England, GB · 5 projects
no worry found it
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TheStitchedZombie
TheStitchedZombie · Derby, England, GB · 5 projects
i cant find the colour dodge button.
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JonasGurl_2341
JonasGurl_2341
sry to comment again but i figured out how to desaturate uhmmm but what does it mean when my picture goes blank when i do colordodge?
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JonasGurl_2341
JonasGurl_2341
im try to do it but when i get to the Desaturate part im stumped (i have adobe photoshop 6.0)
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Shivi
Shivi · Perth, Western Australia, AU · 14 projects
I don't have photoshop-too complicated for me but with the little photot editing program that I do have I can do that in one simnple step. Thanks for sharing it with everyone else who can use photoshop unlike me! lol
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Janet
Janet · 2 projects
I tried this on photofiltre and it almost worked
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Jennyfacé
Jennyfacé · Wheaton, Illinois, US · 8 projects
If you don't have photoshop or don't want to get it, I'm pretty sure Flickr has this too.
But it might be premium, I'm not sure.
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1393 projects
Awesome how-to, I use photoshop all the time and I didn't know how to do this!
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