Turning Photo Into a Line Drawing in Photoshop

How To : Turn a photo into a drawing with Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to turn a photo into a line drawing in Photoshop. First, open your image in Photoshop. Create three layers of the same photo. The top two layers will be worked with. The bottom layer will remain the same. Take the top layer and change i ...more

How To : Turn a photo into a drawing in Photoshop

Did you know that you can use the photo-editing software Photoshop to turn your photographs into drawings? Follow along with Bert Monroy of Pixel Perfect as he shows us exactly how you can do just that. You will have to upload a photo of your choice to your computer and then o ...more

How To : Simulate a hand drawn picture in Photoshop

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

How To : Simulate a photo tear in Photoshop

In this video we learn how to make it seem like your photo is torn in half using Adobe Photoshop. The first step is to decide how you would like to have your photo "torn" up. The second step is to select the lasso tool and draw the tear line through the photo. The third step i ...more

How To : Fix, enhance, and retouch photos in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create a half tone grid pattern in Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn to take an image and turn into a half tone grid pattern. A halftone is the simulation of a continuous-tone image, such as a shaded drawing or a photograph, with groups of dots. A halftone breaks a continuous-tone photo into tiny dots. Crea ...more

How To : Create scrapbooks in Photoshop

This Software video tutorial shows how to create scrapbooks in Photoshop. This video is presented by Ash Davies from PhotoGuides. This tutorial has 4 components including how to tear the paper, how to add sticky tape, how to hand draw and how to spill ink. To complete this tut ...more

How To : Draw Yoshi from Mario Brothers in MS Paint

In this how-to video, you will learn how to draw Yoshi from the Mario Brothers universe using MSPaint. First, have a reference photo ready. Open the program and use the line, curved line, and freehand tools to draw the outline. Start off with the face. Outline the body, and th ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : REAPHOOK

REAPHOOK n pl. -S an implement used in reaping 67 points (17 points without the bingo) After guisard was featured a couple days ago, it seems right to keep throwing in a few Halloween related Bingo of the Days. I doubt it will be one everyday, but just a few here and there t ...more

Camera Plus Pro : The iPhone Camera App That Does it All

Even with Apple's forthcoming iOS 5 updates to its default camera application, those upcoming features can't match what already exists in Global Delight's Camera Plus Pro. For $1.99, Camera Plus Pro provides users with over 100 tools for every part of the picture taking proces ...more

How To : Use SketchUp to model for Google Earth

This 3D software modeling tutorial series shows you step by step how to create a suitable model for Google Earth within SketchUp. The series will start by showing you how to export data from Google Earth to use for reference, how to build and optimize the modle, texture it in ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 2: Painting

Whereas yesterday's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Device focused on the technical elements of drawing from life, today we enter the painterly realm of David Hockney and Jorge Colombo. The apps below can be categorized under "painting"—or more accurately, the digital creat ...more

How To : Fold a Pentakis Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole provided quite a few recipes for sonobe models in his blog, and I followed one to make the pentakis dodecahedron here. I wasn't that happy with my first result because the colours kept on coming out wrong—i.e. two of the same colour next to each ot ...more

How To : Make a Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions on How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units, plus some great complex models in his article, How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More. These models use the standard sonobe unit and a ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 5: Photography

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

How To : Make Star Trek Comm Badges

Star Trek Communicator badges rule. If you're a Trekkie, you know they are iconic to the TV series. The Next Generation, Voyager, and Deep Space Nine all had these awesome communicator badges. Video: . Step 1: Draw Your Communicator Badges I designed mine in a product called ...more

How To : How & Why You Should Make Your Own Bacon

There's something magical about homemade foods, especially when they're items that most people don't make. Even the simplest bread tastes divine when you've mixed it yourself, kneaded it yourself, and gotten the dough stuck underneath your nails. So if a simple food tastes am ...more

How To : 18 Tips to Help You Master Gboard for iPhone

Gboard is one of the best third-party keyboards available for iPhones, but you probably don't know everything you need to know about it to become a real Gboard pro and stop using Apple's stock keyboard for good. I've tried many third-party keyboards on my iPhone since they we ...more

How To : Use & Customize the New Start Menu in Windows 10

The desktop Start menu is finally back! After receiving a lot of negative user feedback, Microsoft ditched the touchscreen-first approach of Windows 8 and went with a more traditional setup for mouse-and-keyboard users in Windows 10. Don't Miss: How Anyone (Even Pirates) Can ...more

How To : Draw a detailed, cartoon dog

In this in depth, four part series learn how to draw a cartoon dog. The adorable puppy you will be learning to draw is top notch and would fit in nicely in any children's book or comic strip. Cartoon dog drawing is really easy, and this tutorial will show you just how to do it ...more

How To : Use trace bitmap in Adobe Flash CS4

Tom Green uses the trace bitmap option in Flash CS4 to convert a photo to line art and bring it back again. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesi ...more

How To : Simulate a pencil drawing in Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn to simulate a pencil drawing in Photoshop. You will need a stylus to fully benefit from the tutorial. The harder you press with your stylus, the darker the line gets. Simulate a pencil drawing in Photoshop. Click through to watch this vide ...more

How To : Paint a sexy female elf using Adobe Photosop

This tutorial shows you how to start with a simple line sketch of a sexy female elft and then paint that in using Adobe Photoshop (or any similar image editing or drawing software). Then you're shown how to use various tools and filters to create a painting effect for your piece.

How To : Digitally ink line art in Corel Painter

In this software tutorial you will learn how to digitally ink a manga/anime character in Corel Painter. Learn how to scan a drawing into Photoshop then import it into Corel Painter and ink the outline of the character for a more dramatic and artistic look. Usually, after inkin ...more

How To : Draw Spider-Man back in black in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw the black Spider-man in Adobe Photo-shop. Begin by drawing the shape of Spider-man and then scan it. Now extract the ink from the white page. Then change the ink from black to white. Make the background black. Then fill the ent ...more

How To : Use a drawing pad in Photoshop

In this brief instructional video sponsored by River City Graphics, the host teaches you how to use the Whack-em Bamboo drawing tablet with Adobe Photoshop software. He begins by showing you how to change your pen's pressure, allowing you to get a thicker or thinner line depen ...more

How To : Make text follow a path in Photoshop

This video demonstrates how to use Photoshop to make text follow a path. First use the pen tool and draw the path you want your text to follow. They demonstrate by drawing a curved line above a circular logo. Select the type tool and start from the beginning of your path, then ...more

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