Pencil Sketch Effect in Photoshop CS5

Introduction

In this article you will learn how to create a pencil sketch image in Photoshop CS5.

Previous Image

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Final image

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Open your Photoshop > click on the "File" in the Menu Bar and open an image then create a duplicate layer; do that by right-clicking on the layer and selecting "Duplicate layer".

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Then click on "Image" in the Menu Bar option then select "Adjustments" > "Desaturate".

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You will find this type:

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The Layer will show this type:

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Create "Duplicate layer":

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Then click on "Image" in the Menu  Bar then select "Adjustments" > "Invert".

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The Layer will show this type:

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Set the "Blend Mode" to "Color Dodge":

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 Click on the "Filter" in the Menu  Bar then select "Blur" > "Gaussian blur".

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Then you will find this type:

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Select the "Lasso tool" in the tool box and select "Eye".


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Select the original layer in the Layer box and press "Ctrl+J".

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One layer will be created; drag that layer with the mouse to the top of all layers.

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After dragging the layer you will find this type:

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Repeat this procedure for the left eye then press "Ctrl+E" for color adjustment.

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