Chapter 12

Sketch and Dry Brush Effects


At this point, I’m going to assume that you’ve all seen the effects of third party prefab sketch filters. Granted, these products have improved over the years, but personally, I can spot filters like these a mile away. The reality is that to the experienced eye, these filters really don’t look anything at all like authentic sketch effects. In this chapter, I have taken it upon myself to tell you that there is a much better way to do things. The old saying “if you want something done right, do it yourself ” comes to mind when one ponders creating authentic sketch and brush effects in Photoshop. That is why, ...

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