Whether you a graphic designer who is trying to convert his photographs into sketches, or you are just a person who can’t draw but wants a cool profile picture for his social media, these 10 Photoshop Actions are a great way to create highly detailed realistic hand drawn effects. It’s a pure magic.
This is one of the most realistic pencil sketch actions. Save yourself hours and hours of work. Everything remains layered giving you full control. You simply brush over your photo the areas you want to remain with lots of detail, click play on the action and the rest is history. There is also a video tutorial on how to use this action.
As the author says, the action has been tested and is working in Adobe Photoshop CS3,CS4,CS5,CS6,CC,CC 2015.5+, but you will require the english version of Photoshop.
This action is suitable for the photographs that are more architectural and technical, like buildings, machines etc. It turns your photos into professional architecture sketches and saves you hours of work.
Archi Sketch Action contains 10 color effects. After the action finishes the job, you will get a well-organized and structured file with many layers, folders and settings to improve the final result. There is a video tutorial on how to use this action.
It was created and optimized for use on Photoshop CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC and only for the english version of Adobe Photoshop.
Create realistic sketch artwork from your photos in only a few clicks. Simply load up your photo, hit play on the action panel and see your result in a few seconds! You then have a great control over the final look of your design.
This action helps you to create a 3D pop out sketch effect. Has been tested and works on Adobe Photoshop english version only.
This is more of a technical action and is more suitable for presenting of your text, shape or vectors in sketch stitch style. The overall result depends on the photo you use and the image size. It is only optimized at 72 dpi.
Another action by Eugene-design and one of the actions that looks like a real drawing and transforms your photograph into a sketch in a few seconds. It has been tested and works perfectly on English version of Adobe Photoshop ONLY.
Extremely easy to use action transform your photographs into professional hand drawn sketches with vintage Da Vinci style effect. Best to use with your architectural photos. It has a highly detailed result, a lot of possibilities to easy customise and improve. It is a one click action.
The action has been created using Photoshop CS5, but has been tested and is working on CS3,CS4,CS5,CS6,CC (only English versions). The author recommends photo sizes between 3000-4000px and resolution between 240-300dpi for the best results.
Another one of the architetural actions. Do not spend hours trying to create this effect manually, get it done in seconds with only a few clicks. Simply open up a photo and play the action. This action creates a highly detailed effect from your photos with just a little effort.
Tested and works in Photoshop CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6 & CC 2014, English version only.
This awesome action will help you to create artistic designs from your photos and save you hours and hours of work. It has been created and optimized for use in Adobe Photoshop CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC (PC computer) and only for the english version of Photoshop. It is very easy to use and very well organized. There is a video tutorial.
Another great Photoshop action created by Rojdark. It converts your photos in realistic sketches. Just run the action and watch your drawing come to life! All you will need is Adobe Photoshop. It is a great time saver when you need your client’s work done quickly. A few seconds and it’s done!
This action will automaticcaly generate many graphics elements to work with, combine and tweak them to make lots of variations and give your personal touch. The result is a photo that looks like it was made by a human, not a computer.
Tested and working on Photoshop CS4, CS5, CS6, CC+. Enligh version ONLY. Video turorial included.