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Sketch auto-saves your project as you make refinements. Tap Close at any time to return to Project view. Tap (+) to add another document to your project. You can duplicate, delete, or move documents from one project to another by tapping “…” and selecting the document you want to affect. You can do the same with entire projects in Work view.
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When you’re done tracing, double-tap the Image Layer to hide the reference image.
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Here are some variations using Color Dodge, you will notice that Linear Dodge produces a softer result that Color Dodge. Try different blending Modes for different results.
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Once you have your perfect pencil sketch, why not try adding some color for a nice variation.
In Document view, tap the share icon to explore ways to export and share your work. You can refine your artwork on the desktop (Adobe Desktop Apps > Photoshop CC), publish your project to Behance in one step, or add it to your Camera Roll (Image > Save Image). Alternatively, save a PSD or PDF file (Creative Cloud Files as PSD/PDF) and generate a sharable link (Link to Project).
Start with a Photo that has some decent edge detail, here is one I got from Adobe Stock
In this first example, I added a solid color Fill adjustment layer. Change the blend mode to color, so only the color shows through. Adjust the opacity to suit your tastes.
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Use realistic painting and drawing tools in Adobe Photoshop Sketch on your mobile device to achieve natural media effects. Share your sketches on Behance, or send to Photoshop CC for further editing.
Long-press any brush to choose from 14 built-in brushes. You can swap in new brushes, or change the properties of any brush to create a personalized toolset. Bonus: Import Photoshop brushes to extend your toolset. View Use Photoshop brushes in Adobe Photoshop Sketch to learn how.
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You can manage your artwork better by placing any new element and special brush effect on its own layer. Tap a layer to view more options — adjust the layer’s opacity and Blend Mode (which controls how colors interact with layers below it), and rename the layer to identify it at a glance.
Tap the shape icon at the top to add straight lines, curves, and shapes. Drag along the edge of a shape to trace a portion, or double-tap inside the shape to stamp it. On a previously created layer, we masked our paint strokes in a perfect circle by using the Eraser tool (on the main toolbar).
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Turn a photo into a pencil sketch in Photoshop tutorialColin Smith
Also try running a gradient through a new blank layer at the top and change that to color blend mode.
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Duplicate the layer by dragging into the new layer icon, or press Ctrl/Cmd+J
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Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur (You could actually use any filter, as long as it creates a difference between the 2 layers)
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Hi CAFE Crew, here is a brand new tut for you all. This is an old favorite of mine. How to turn a photo into a pencil sketch in photoshop. This is actually really easy to do and it gets quite good results too. As usual, I’ll provide a few creative jump off points at the end for your own experimentation.
See all your projects in Work view. Tap (+) to create a new project, and then tap a Document Preset to select a format. Tap (+) and choose an Image Layer to place an image from your Camera Roll. You can also choose a reference image from other sources like Adobe Stock. See Quickly find and buy Adobe Stock assets to learn more.
Change to Linear Dodge blend mode and you should see a perfectly white image (Use Color Dodge for sharper edges)
Select the Watercolor brush. Long-press on Color and drag an eyedropper to sample color from your artwork. Adjust the brush size and flow, and then start painting. You can achieve watercolor-style wet-on-wet bleeding effects. At any point, use the fan to quickly dry your paint strokes. Visit the Photoshop Sketch FAQ to see which devices support the Watercolor brush.
Use a two-finger pinch to zoom, and then tap the Image Layer and reduce the opacity. Tip: You can add more image layers to create a more complex illustration.
As you can see, the effect itself is quite simple and there are a number of variations that you can try to get very different looking results. Add a comment at let me know how you are using this effect.
Tap the Graphite Pencil in the toolbar. Drag up or down over the Size control to set the brush tip size, and then do the same for Flow to control the amount applied with each stroke. Tap Color and pick from built-in color themes, or mix a color using the color Picker. Finally, refine additional settings and start sketching.