How to Turn a Photo Into a Pencil Sketch - Colored or Black & White

Published in: Adobe Photoshop

How to convert any photograph into a pencil drawing ?

convert photo pencil sketch

This tutorial shows to create the sketch effect in Photoshop using simple commands like desaturation and gaussian blur.

For best results use a high-contrast picture with a distinct background. Link.

Published in: Adobe Photoshop

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