Riley Lewis demonstrates how to make photos like sketches using Photoshop CS2. You can make a half sketched and half gray scale image. You should desaturate your photo if it is in black and white.
Photos Into Sketches
There is no sound, but this tutorial shows you very clearly how easy it is to turn a photo into a sketch using Photoshop. Turn a photo into a sketch in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on metic.net
Start with a basic photograph in Adobe Photoshop, and then apply the filters and processes outlined in this video to end up with a watercolor sketch effect. This is a great treatment to give portraits a unique and memorable look. Turn a photo into a watercolor style sketch in ...more
Creating sketches from scratch can be a difficult task, especially those who have no idea of what they are doing. Luckily for them, there's Photoshop. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to transform a photo into a sketch. It's fairly simple to do and will impress any of you ...more
See how to use Photoshop to turn a photo into a sketch.
In this video, we learn how to sketch a photo in PhotoShop. First, open up PhotoShop and open up the picture you want to convert. Then, click "image", "adjustments" and "desaturate". You will now copy this layer by dragging it down to the "new layer" button. Now click on your ...more
Quickly turn your photograph into a hand drawn sketch! This Photoshop tutorial shows you one way to do it using desaturate and invert, Gaussian blur and brightness and contrast.
A tutorial on Live Trace - the fast and easy, yet highly optional and precise way of tracing your photos or sketches in Illustrator CS2.
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This Photoshop tutorial video teaches you how to make any photo look like it was hand drawn. The image selected should have a relatively simple background, because a too detailed image will not turn out properly. Use the high pass tool and the sketch paper tool and you pretty ...more
In addition to going over sketchbooks, this video tutorial focuses on all things Wookiee, and shows tricks on how to render a drawing without even a photo reference to look at. Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this how-to art video.
Sketching takes time. Not quite so much if you use Photoshop. In this video tutorial you will learn to use Photoshop to turn a photo into a sketch.
Photoshop Mama shows us another way to render a watercolor from a photo using filters in Photoshop in this video series. This method produces subtle pencil sketch lines in addition to the luminous watercolor effect. This is a detailed tutorial that is going to take some time b ...more
Watch this video tutorial as artist Merrill Kazanjian show you how to combine traditional and digital media in art drawings. "Step 1- Sketch of the structure of the human face. Step 2 - For step two, I am using a computer scissor to cut out the features of the face from vari ...more
Drawing Roses that look great isn't difficult, but it will take a little attention to detail. Apart from that it's as simple as putting your pencil to the page. Step 1: If you draw from life, or draw from a photo, I suggest starting the same way - outline the major shapes of ...more
Why a PDF Portfolio? If you've been wanting to create a PDF (portable document format) portfolio for your photos, art or design work, or wanted to create a PDF magazine that can be read by anyone on the net, then this article will show you how to go about it. I created my PD ...more
If you've ever wanted to sketch something from scratch and realize you don't have the time to take formal classes, then Photoshop might be what you need. In this helpful tutorial, you'll find out how to take your photos, or any other photo out there, and turn it into a beautif ...more
Need to build a for a set for a film, TV, stage or photo production? This free video tutorial will walk you through the entire process, from design and sketching to fabrication and assembly. For detailed instructions, and to get started building your own professional quality s ...more
Sometimes an iDevice is best used for idle, pointless fun. Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Deviceis a mixed bag of time-wasting cool effects and random, but useful art-making tools. Below, 10 apps for creating anything from erratic hand-shaken digital effects to your ...more
In this video, we learn how to convert an image into a sketch in Photoshop. First, open up Photoshop and open the picture you want to convert. Now, click the layer and unlock the background. After this, go to "image", "adjustments", and remove all the saturation from the photo ...more
Have a photo that's not sketchy enough for your taste? Are you maybe just a big fan of Norwegian new wave band, A-ha? Whatever the case, this free Photoshop video tutorial will walk you through how to apply the effect to your own images in Adobe's popular image editing program ...more
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cartoonify yourself? Your friends? Your dog? Well now you can get animated with MacPhun's newly released Cartoonatic+ app available in the App Store for the price of $0.99. The app features a hand drawn interface with both photo ...more
If you're not much of a drawer, you can still get the look of a detailed drawing simply by taking a picture and using Photoshop's tools and filters to transform it into something that looks drawn by hand. Video: . There are actually many ways to do this, but in this how-to, we ...more
This art tutorial debunks the myth that male artists are sissies. Okay, maybe if you were a dude who just died over painting watercolor lillies then we would question your, uh, orientation, but when it comes to drawing beefcake football players, it's full on masculinity. If y ...more
This quick video will show you how to turn a photo into a sketch using two methods: the traditional Photoshop method and the new Photoshop CS5 blend mode method. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking ...more
The artist begins by sketching house the outline of the face and body using a pencil. Then he begins to form the eyes, nose, hair and ears, and applies a gray mask to the face which is then covered by the tan coloring of the woman. The lower body is applied with a lighter mask ...more
It’s like a personal photo, except classier, and you can make the model look slightly more attractive than they really are. You Will Need: * An easel * A volunteer model * Directional lights * A camera * Drawing and painting surfaces * A sketching medium, like charcoal or pe ...more
In this series of instructional videos you'll learn how to use a lightbox. Artist Sue Gill Rose shows you how to transfer your drawings and designs, how to use a lightbox to sketch out painting designs, and how to use a light box for photo art projects. Part 1 of 6 - How to Us ...more
Purchase a silver XBox 360 faceplate from your local gaming retailer. You can also remove the faceplate currently on your XBox 360. Sketch out your faceplate design using a piece of paper and pencils. The design should incorporate both the memory card flaps and the USB flap; ...more
Texas based photographer Adam Voorhes takes four objects (telephone, frog, gun, etch-a-sketch) and dissects them for his photo essay entitled Exploded. The frog in particular looks like an illustration, but is indeed a photograph. Voorhes explains his process (via It's Nice T ...more
There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more
I have an absolutely wonderful time making projects and writing articles for all of you mad scientists! Today, I will bring you behind the scenes for a look at the workbench, tools, and software that make the Mad Science World possible. Above is my beautiful workbench! My who ...more
Video games are one of the best non-medical things that have ever happened to sick children. They are stimulating, entertaining and require very little physical strength to play, which makes them perfect for those suffering physical maladies. In 2003, the ambitious and creati ...more
Japanese game shows are legendary for being more extreme (and absurd) than their American counterparts. Chris Farley immortalized the concept in a classic SNL sketch, and MXC and Ninja Warrior have both achieved great success dubbed and subtitled on American television. A big ...more
Spring has sprung, which means it's time to plant all those delicious vegetables and lucrative cash crops. If you are like me, every year you meticulously plan every aspect of your garden before dutifully neglecting it all summer. I decided enough was enough and built this sim ...more
Computer viruses are terrifying. They are undetectable, dangerous, and operate constantly right under your nose. For the average computer user, there are only a few repair options. You could buy expensive antivirus software that causes more problems than it fixes, you can wipe ...more
Have a photo that you really love, but you want to give it more character by making it look like a drawing? This video will teach you how to use Adobe Photoshop to make your pictures look pencil sketches. Audio is unavailable so you must watch closely.
You love your bike and it was stolen. Although, this is not a good scenario, you still may be able to retrieve it. Sketch the serial number or means of identification into the bike and then when it is stolen you can really get the word out to all the places that it might turn ...more
From ZDNet: "A group of students in China have created PhotoSketch, a project that does exactly what I just described: it takes a rough, hand-drawn sketch, scours the web for photos that match, and runs them through an algorithm, stitching it all together." Amazing! Video d ...more
Sony's latest flagship, the Xperia Z3, comes with some pretty high-end hardware, but what really draws me to it are the aesthetics of its ROM, Xperia UI. Even though my HTC One M8 can still go toe-to-toe with the Z3 in a performance matchup, there is something about Sony's UI ...more
Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 9, may not be the huge overhaul that iOS 8 was, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of new features. In fact, there are a ton of subtle changes that you may not notice right away. Here's a rundown of all the coolest new feature ...more
How To : Explain Yourself Better by Turning Images into Shareable Videos with Annotations & Narration
Trying to explain something difficult over the phone can be pretty frustrating if the other person doesn't understand you. Using text messages can be useless for auditory learners, and a phone call won't do much good for a reading or visual learner. Now there's a way to satis ...more
Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more
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With iOS 11, Apple's very own Notes app will now come standard with a number of new features that aim to make it significantly more user-friendly and help it compete against more popular notepads like OneNote and Evernote. The Notes app in iOS 11 didn't receive a full redesig ...more
Get ready to draw like Leonardo da Vinci, or, at least, trace like him. A new augmented reality app, SketchAR, is the first mobile app that uses AR to allow users trace an image on real paper. The Lithuania-based company describes their product as "an application through which ...more
If you're dressing up as someone iconic for Halloween, having the right voice can make or break your costume. Think about it—having a Darth Vader lookalike walk up to you and start talking like Alvin the Chipmunk would probably ruin the effect (and possibly be a little creepy) ...more
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