This tutorial teaches you how to create a nifty feather from a manipulated photo to the original. First, make the image look like a scetch, then feather it. Simply as PIE!
Learn how to make a fading pencil-drawing…
Step 1 Open up a new image of a random person or object;
Then Press D to reset your colors to black and white!
Step 2 Duplicate the layer and go to Filter>Artistic>Colored Pencil and add these settings;
Then change the blending-mode to soft light;
Step 3 It should look like this;
Step 4 Now make a selection where you want the rest of the image to fade into the original;
Step 5 Go to Select>Feather and select a 20 px feather;
Now you picture should be completed…
Author : MICK MOOLHUIJSEN
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