Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Create an Easy Sketch Effect

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!The Sketch EffectA sketch effect takes an ordinary photo and transforms it to a work of art—as though it's been drawn by a professional artist. Using an inverted Layer Mask and a stiff, pencil-textured Brush, you can achieve this look easily with a little time and strategy. When creating this effect, make sure to follow the traditional drawing rules of hatching and cross-hatching for a believable look.And check out how (Read more...)