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Making a Photo Look Like a Sketch

Whether your drawings look like stick figures or you’re just in too big a hurry to sit down with your sketchpad, Photoshop Elements can make any photo look hand-drawn. For example, take a photo of the curbside view of your home, convert it to a sketch, and use it to illustrate personalized party invitations or stationery.


  • 1.jpg With the Editor in Full Edit mode and an image open, choose Filter, Sketch, Chalk & Charcoal.
  • 2.jpg Adjust the sliders for Charcoal Area, Chalk Area, and Stroke Pressure until the image looks right to you.
  • 3.jpg Click OK.


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