Photoshop Quick Tip: Turn Your Photo into Pencil Sketch

Hello, Today I am going to share a Photoshop quick tip in which I will explain you, How to Turn Your Photo into Pencil Sketch easily and without using any filter or Photoshop actions. It will hardly take a minute or two. Ok so without wasting your time, let me show you how you can easily Turn Your Photo into Pencil Sketch.

Helpful: Add Watermark to Images

#1. First Open your image in Photoshop, and double click on the layer Image to unlock it. I am using Jay sean Photo here.

photo to sketch

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#2. Now Duplicate the Layer by Pressing CTRL+J

image to sketch

#3.  Now Desaturate the Copied layer by Pressing CTRL+SHIFT+U

Photo to sketch photoshop

#4. Now again make a duplicate layer by Pressing CTRL+J and then invert the layer by Pressing CTRL+I

#5. Now change the Layer mode to Color Dodge and you will see blank canvas with some tiny sopts.

#6. Finally go to Filter>Blur>Guassian Blur and change the radius to 2 or 3 depending upon the outcome.

And you are done with the Process of Converting Photo into Pencil sketch. Have a look at the Final Result

Photo to pencil sketch

A quick Flash Back

#1. Open your Image, double click on the layer to unlock it.

#2. Press CTRL+J

#3. Press CTRL+SHIFT+U

#4. Press CTRL+J

#5. Press CTRL+I

#6. Change Layer mode to Color Dodge

#7. Filter>Blur>Guassian Blur> Radius to 2

And finally done

Its Quite awesome, isn’t it? Ok I have also created an action to save your time. Download it below, hope you enjoyed the tutorial and learned how to Turn Your Photo into Pencil Sketch.

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