Creating Drawing Effect On the Photo
SOURCE : HERE
Skill Level : Beginner
I tried to experiment with photo and mix it with black lines to simulate drawing. Would you know how to make it? Ok, then read this tutorial.
Let's start by finding the picture of beautiful girl with hairdressing. I went to Google Images and looked up the picture, you can feel free to download my picture from HERE
Open up the picture and desaturate it in the beginning with Image > Adjustments > Desaturate or press Ctrl+Shift+U.
After that increase the contrast with Image > Adjustments > Levels:
See the difference now?
Move to the next step. Create a new layer and fill it with white color. After that change layer opacity for this layer to 30%.
Then select the Eraser Tool and a soft round brush to make a little clear work on the face area.
Merge two of these layers in one and start to make drawing effect.
Get out the Pen Tool (you need to make sure that you're working with Paths instead of Shape Layers. Draw out your line using paths
After that select the Brush Tool and set up with the following settings and set foreground color as black
Create new layer and then right-click and select Stroke Path
A little dialog box will appear as in the screenshot.
Choose Brush and make sure there is a tick next to Simulate Pressure. This is important as it will give your curve tapered ends which will make it rock