Converting a photograph to a drawing with Find Edges


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Converting a photograph to a drawing with Find Edges

Here's a very simple and effective technique where essentially we are going use the lines of the image as its texture. We will also see some of the original texture in the background as well. This originally began looking like this, nice picture of a flower, but I think it's much more interesting like this. I got from this to the finish state, in this way we applied a Find Edges filter, turned it to black and white, so we just have the black line and then on top that, we put a copy of the layer and then paint it through on a layer Mask and the overall effect is that one.

I am using I bristled brush when painting through, but you can use any kind of the brush you like, vary the opacity, vary the size of your brush, vary the length of your strokes and you can get some really interesting and very unique results. I am going to switch now to the starting file which is in the Exercise folders, if you are a premium subscriber. This is just the image by itself. I am going to begin by conver...

Converting a photograph to a drawing with Find Edges
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Converting a photograph to a drawing with Find Edges provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Textures

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Design
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