Pencil Sketch Conversion

Discussion in 'Portrait' started by ReD, Apr 6, 2015.

  1. ReD

    ReD SC Hall of Famer

    Mar 27, 2013
    Not something I do very often as the results are usually dire to terrible but in this case if I could figure out how to get rid of the neck blotches I'd be a lot happier.

    Any suggestions ? preferably simple?

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    by roger-evans, on Flickr​
     
  2. porchard

    porchard SC Veteran

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    Feb 24, 2013
    Devon, UK
    If you have access to PS CS5 (or later) then careful use of the content-aware fill tool can be effective, but it does require a little 'acclimatisation' before decent results are achieved.

    I had some success on the image that you posted, but I can't find a way to insert it into the thread... :redface::frown:
     
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  3. ReD

    ReD SC Hall of Famer

    Mar 27, 2013
    No I don't use PS but have PS elements 3 but no skill level with it
     
  4. ChangshaNotes

    ChangshaNotes SC Regular

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    Aug 26, 2012
    Changsha, Hunan, China
    Colin
    If you use a Mac, Affinity Photo Beta is free right now and has a very good content aware tool. I think it's called infill. It's fairly easy to get the hang of it and there is a short video about it to help you.
     
  5. ReD

    ReD SC Hall of Famer

    Mar 27, 2013
    thanks all - no mac but have an ipad

    thought i'd pm mr porchard but it seems can't do it