Here’s a picture I took of Amelia as part of my recent video of a fashion shoot. If you haven’t seen the video, drop everything and click on the link!
I’ve been experimenting with a new technique to create “pencil sketches” in Photoshop out of photographs. Here’s what I came up with for Amelia’s image:
It’s a little hard to see the effect in the full image, so here’s a closeup detail of the same image:
The technique involves several steps, for those of you familiar with Photoshop, that include: a blend mode of Divide, Gaussian Blur, Poster Edge effects in the Artistic Filters, Linear Burn and a few other things. Whew! Which image is better? Well, they’re very different. I’ll leave it to you to decide which you like best.
Here’s another image from a model shoot with Ashley.
And here’s the pencil sketch version of the same image, below. As always, I’d love to hear your reactions.
Working both in the studio and on location, photographer Blake Robinson serves the Connecticut communities of Darien, New Canaan, Stamford, Norwalk, Westport and Greenwich.
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