Making a Coloured Pencil Sketch using PI 10
Photo of my little cousin
This tutorial was inspired by the
This is my first tutorial in PI so if you know of a better
or easier way of doing something please do it! :-)
Software: PI Version 10
Author: Claudette Holden
Skill Level: Beginner
Featured tools: Colour Charcoal
What you Need: Your own photo
Necessary Download: Coloured Pencils Stamp
- 1.Open the photo that you want to use.
- Edit > copy
2. OPEN a new canvas size 450x350, transparent and click on Selection
- 3. In this blank canvas click on
- Edit> Paste into selection
Note: Make sure you have your layer manager
open and you now should have two layers, one with your picture (obj-1) and
||4. Click on Effect > Artistic>Colour Charcoal
and use these settings:
- Balance: 1
- Stroke length: 9
- Level :54
- NOTE: depending on your photo you can
lighten it or darken it by moving the balance number. Play around with
click OK when you are happy with your result.
- 5.Click on Photo> Photo Frame
- Style: edge frame gallery
- and choose
- (scroll down once in the shape area,
- it is the first one on the left)
- or one of your choosing and Click Enter
6.Now in your Layer Manager click on the background
Selection> ALL then Edit> trace edges> selection Marquee
Use these settings:
Jump Point 1
7. click on Your Material Gallery> Paper>R10
and double click on
Right click on your
paper layer (base), choose ARRANGE and send to the back
||8. Still working on the background
your Special Effects Gallery
choose L02 and click on it.
||9.You can add some noise if you like
Photo>noise> add noise
Click on Photo> Sharpen> Sharpen
||10. Now Add the coloured pencil STAMP to
your Stamp Gallery and select it. (click on the stamp tool
then click on the tiny down arrow next to the apple and click on Add
Find where you put the coloured pencil stamp and click on it
click to see large version
Add some coloured pencils to your drawing.
Use the Transform tool to move them to the position you want.. and give
each a shadow.
You are finished!
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©2005 Claudette Holden