You can create a line drawing of your favorite digital image in under a minute using this simple technique.
We are using a stock image to show how easy this can be.
Here is our original image
We need to duplicate this layer to work with a copy
Next, we need to set the layer properties to color dodge
The modified settings will product a look similar to the image below:
We need to invert our selection using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+I to invert. Depending on your image, the screen may look washed out.
Our next step is to add a blur filter. We are going to use the Gaussian Blur in our filter menu
For our image, the settings are 2.3 but your image will provide different results so work with your settings to achieve the best results.
And provides the following look:
Next, we need to remove the color out from our image by adding an adjustment layer. Select the Hue/Saturation in the drop-down menu
And then we turn the Saturation off -100 to remove all color
And our final results:
Let us know if you would like to see a tutorial or would like to submit one of your own.