Transform a photo with hand-drawn effects in Photoshop

Make sure your images are striking, not blurred -- this Photoshop tutorial show a quick way to transform a photo.

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06. Now duplicate the first photo layer – the one without any filters or modification – and select Filter > Others > High Pass. Set the Radius to 5 pixels, and change the blend mode to Hard Light.

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07. Go to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal All. Then, again using a soft black brush set to 0% hardness, paint the areas you want to hide – in this case, all the skin, except the hair, eyes, lips and eyebrow.

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08. Duplicate the original photo and go to Filter > Stylize > Glowing Edges. Set the Edge Width to 4, the Edge Brightness to 9, and Smoothness to 3.

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