Image as a Sketch

Sketch

Do not use the image above, use your own photo for this project.

With your image open, Duplicate the layer in the Layers Palette fly out menu

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Go to IMAGE then ADJUSTMENTS and choose DESATURATE

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Now Duplicate the desaturated layer.

Go to IMAGE to ADJUSTMENTS and choose INVERT

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From the Layers Palette change the mode from Normal to Color Dodge. The Image will turn White.

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Go to Filer the to Blur and choose Motion Blur. Gaussian Blur works as well. Adjust the slider at the bottom of the window to change the effect of the sketch.

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When finished it should look something like this:Sketchedit

Save the file as a .PSD file extension and then Save for Web. Post the web version to your blog with a paragraph description.

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