Tint a Pencil Sketch

Resources:

Japanese Litho Print  by Art1st4786 from deviantart.com NOTE: If you use this print, please do not make any physical changes to the artwork, or if you wish to, please contact the artist to request permission to do so.

Handmade Paper Shades Patterns from melsbrushes

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This will be the finished result:

Tinted Pencil Sketch

Click on the image for full size view

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Open the Japanese Litho Print

Image>Image Size – apply the following settings:

Image Size Settings

Select>All

Edit>Copy (Ctrl + C)

Open a new file 1200 x 1678, 72px resolution, white background

Edit>Paste (Ctrl + V)

Duplicate the layer

Select the Pen Tool using the following settings:

Pen Tool Settings

Create a path around the lady

Right click inside the path and click Make Selection, Feather 0, Anti Alias checked:

Selection

Edit>Copy (Ctrl + C)

Edit>Paste (Ctrl + V)

Double click on the name of the layer and rename it ‘Lady’

Make the duplicate picture layer active

Press Q to enter Quick Mask mode

Select the Brush Tool and a soft round brush

In quick mask mode, with black as the foreground you will paint red onto your canvas, with white as the foreground you can delete the red

Paint all the flowers – this does not have to be absolutely precise, but if you go too far over the edges, delete the mask by swapping to white.

Press Q to exit Quick Mask mode – now everything except the flowers are selected

Select>Inverse:

Selection

Edit>Copy (Ctrl + C)

Edit>Paste (Ctrl + V)

As before, rename this layer ‘Flowers’

Select the Pen Tool, same settings as previously

Make the duplicate picture layer active

Create a path around the fan

Right click inside the path and click Make Selection, Feather 0, Anti Alias checked:

Selection

Edit>Copy (Ctrl + C)

Edit>Paste (Ctrl + V)

As before, rename this layer ‘Fan’

Make the duplicate picture layer active

Press Q to enter Quick Mask mode

Select the Brush Tool and a soft round brush

Mask the face and arm

Press Q to exit Quick Mask mode

Select>Inverse:

Selection

Edit>Copy (Ctrl + C)

Edit>Paste (Ctrl + V)

As before, rename this layer ‘Face’

Double click on the duplicate picture layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Gradient Overlay settings:

Gradient Overlay Settings

Double click on the ‘Lady’ layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Gradient Overlay settings:

Gradient Overlay Settings

Double click on the ‘Face’ layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Color Overlay settings:

Color Overlay Settings

Double click on the ‘Fan’ layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Gradient Overlay settings:

Gradient Overlay Settings

Double click on the ‘Flowers’ layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Gradient Overlay settings:

Gradient Overlay Settings

Turn off the visibility of the background layer and the original picture layer

Right click on any visible layer and click Merge Visible

Reduce the layer opacity to around 70%

Create a new layer

Select the Rectangular Marquee Tool and drag out a long thin stripe longer than the height of the picture

Fill the selection with black

Duplicate the layer

Move the new layer to the other side of the picture

Duplicate the layer

Ctrl + T to transform the object

Right click within the transformation box and click Rotate 90°CW

Move the stripe to the top, overlapping the side stripes a little

Erase the unnecessary length from this stripe

Duplicate the layer

Move the new stripe to the bottom of the picture:

Frame

Click on the top layer in the layers palette

Hold down the Shift Key and select all 4 layers making up the frame

Right click and click Merge Layers

Double click on the layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Drop Shadow settings:

Drop Shadow Settings

Create a new layer below the original picture layer

Select the Rectangular Marquee Tool

Drag out a rectangle a little bigger than the inside of the frame:

Rectangle Selection

Fill the selection with white

Double click on the layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Pattern Overlay settings:

(Screenshot – pattern overlay)

Select the Magic Wand Tool

Click on the white area outside of the frame

Select>Modify>Contract – set to 8, click OK

Set black as the foreground colour

Create a new layer

Edit>Fill>Foreground Color – click OK

Ctrl + D to deselect

Select the Magic Wand Tool and click on the white area around the outside of the black

Select>Modify>Expand – set to 2, click OK

With black still as the foreground colour

Edit>Fill>Foreground Color – click OK

Tinted Sketch

The finished project. Click on the image for full size view


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