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  • on 22.07.2009
  •  at 09:34 AM
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Sketch and Painting Effect In Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create Sketch / Painting Effect in Photoshop. This is a very Simple and Effective trick. I hope you will enjoy this.

Before

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After

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Step : 1

Open the image in Photoshop. For example I’m using this image. Here you can download from Here
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Step : 2

Duplicate Background Image (CTRL+J) and (Image > Adjust > Desaturate or Shift + CTRL + U) and rename it Black and White.

Step:3

Duplicate the layer named Black and White, and go to (Image > Adjustments > Invert or CTRL+I) and rename it Black and White & Inverted.

Your image should look like this;
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Step: 4

Black and White & Inverted Layer and change the mode of the duplicate layer to “Color Dodge”.
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Your image should look like this;
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Step:5

Apply (Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur) to the Black and White & Inverted Layer. You will see a grey line drawing start to appear. When you increase the blur strength that controls the line strength. Don’t you think it’s cool?
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Now your image should look like this;
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Step: 6

Merge the 2 top layers titled black and white and black and white & Inverted (CTRL + E will merge the layer you have selected plus the one below)
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Step 7.

Change the Blend mode of this new top layer to Overlay

Your Image will look like this;
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Step :8

Now we will apply some effect. Go to (Filter > Artistic > Fresco)
Brush Size = 1
Brush Detail = 10
Texture = 2

Step:9

Go to (Filter > Artistic > Film Grain)
Grain= 4
Highlight Area = 8
Intensity = 1

Your Image
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Step :10

Create a new Layer and fill the color c0c0c0

Step:11

Select This
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Step:12

Go to Filter > Noise > Add Noise
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Step: 13

Go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur

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Step 14

Change the Blend mode of this new top layer to Multiply change Opacity to 50%.

Final Image

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