Drawing effect with Adobe Photoshop

How to convert your photo into a drawing  using  Adobe Photoshop CC.

Open your image you want to work with



1: Image > Adjustments > HDR Toning

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2: Filter > Camera Raw Filter

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! Move Dehaze slider to the left. Moving Dehaze slider to  the left or to the  right you will control how light or dark your pencil stoke is




3: Window > Adjustments > Exposure

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Drawing Effect Tutorial






The Best app for relaxation


Relax Melodies by  Ipnos Soft  is the best FREE app for your sleep , yoga .meditation or just relaxation time. It’s available for your iPad, Phone, or Computer. I have been using this app at least 3 years and could not be happier.
For free the app gives you 50 high quality sounds:

  • River
  • Ocean
  • Winds
  • Birds
  • Piano
  • Night
  • Zen
  • Slow Waves
  • Rainy Day
  • Underwater
  • Cat Purring

…and many more!

I can mix up to 10 sounds together ( and I can control the volume of each sound individually! ), save, name and sort them for feature easy setup.  During the night time I prefer to use app’s timer. In addition to all the great features above I have a  clock with many beautiful screen designs along with an alarm system.


And the best feature of the app is background support so you can use ANY of your other apps on your device while this plays!

My personal preference to easily fall asleep is the Rainy Day sound.
For yoga and meditation I prefer the Waterfall sound.
I LOVE mixing Ocean and Rainy Day sound together during my retouching or painting work.

If you want more than the 50 included sounds along with other extra options  you can consider Relax Melodies Premium HD.
iPad price is $2.99
iPhone price is $0.99
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Create a Zombie image in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a Zombie image in Adobe Photoshop

1: Create a new document
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2: Open the image you would like to use as a background image. I am using image I downloaded from Dollar Photo Club.
Select > All > Edit > Copy > Highlight your new document > Edit > Paste
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3: Open your Zombie image. I am using image I downloaded from Dollar Photo Club.
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4: Using Rectangular Marquee Tool select your Zombie
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5:  Edit > Copy > Highlight  your document > Edit > Paste
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6: Select > Focus Area > Remove the white background around your Zombie
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7 : Resize and move your Zombie
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8: Highlight the background layer
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9: Adjustments Layer > Exposure
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10: Adjustments Layer > Vibrance
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11:Highlight your Zombie layer
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12: Adjustments Layer > Vibrance

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13: Duplicate Zombie layer ( “Zombie copy” layer) and move this layer under your  Zombie layer
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14: Edit > Transform > Distort
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15: Image > Adjustments > Levels
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16: Filter > Gaussian Blur  Radius = 28.9 Pixels
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17: Make Zombie copy Layer opacity = 54%

18: Merge all visible layers
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19: Duplicate Zombie copy layer > Filter > Camera Raw Filter > Dehaze filter . Make Dehaze -29, Grain: Amount =6, Size =25, Roundness =50. Click OK and make layer opacity = 59
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20: Add a new layer with white color on it > Filter > Render > Fibers
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21: Magic Wand Tool > Select the Layer ( simply drag the  Magic Wand Tool from the left top corner to the right bottom corner ) > Delete > Select > Deselect >Image > Adjustments > Levels
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22: Filter > Blur > Motion Blur
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23: Image > Free Transform > Resize the rain layer
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24: Make rain layer opacity = 27 > Adjustments > Curve
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25: Merge All visible layers.
Duplicate this layer
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26: Filter > Render > Lens Flare
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27: Click OK and make a layer opacity = 47%  > Add a layer mack > Erase left bottom corner of your  lens flare layer ( top layer)
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28: Adjustments > Color Lookup > LateSunset.3DL > Layer Opacity =31
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Beginning of Zombies



7 reasons why any woman should wear Apple Watch



Although I have a very small wrist I still prefer the larger 42mm sport watch.

7 reasons why any woman with children should  wear Apple Watch

1: You don’t need to hold your phone in one hand and baby in another hand. Wearing Apple Watch you can concentrate ALL your attention on your child and stay online. You can use your favorite apps such as Instagram, Weather, Cozi Family Organizer, Music apps, and much more.

2: Your favorite shopping lists and coupons are on your wrist,  such as Walmart, Target, Groupon!

3: Games for your and your child.

4: Apps for your exercise  such as Runtastic GPS Running, Strava Running and Cycling- GPS Run and Ride Tracker, Workout Trainer and much more!

5: Relaxations Apps for you and your child such as Relax Melodies: Sleep  zen sounds and much more!!

6: Apple Pay: You can pay at store using Apple Pay.

7: Messages: using Apple Watch message app you can stay connected with your family and friends without any interruption  and not taking your attention away from your children! Using Apple Watch Messages app you can  reply to any of message  simply speaking your response and Apple Watch will send your message as audio or text response!!!



7 Reasons to every business woman to wear Apple Watch

Wearing Apple Watch you will stay on track without any interruption!

1: Productivity :
Keynote, Hours Time Tracking, Salesforce Analytics, 1Password  and more..

2: Travel:
Expedia Hotels, FlightTrack, Priceline.com, Uber, Passbook,  and more..

3: Communications:
Twitter, Meetup,  WeChat and more.

4: Health and Fitness:
Workout, Nike + Running, Runtastic PRO GPS and much more!!

5: Apple Pay!!!

6: Online Banking

7: News:
CNN, NYTimes, The Wall Street Journal, ESPN and more…




7 reasons why any creative woman should wear Apple Watch

1: Adobe apps:
Creative Cloud, Behance, Adobe Color CC

2: Shoot, Share & Print:
Camera + Photo & Video, Pro Camera & + HDR and more!

3: Learning on the Go:
Meetup and more..

4: Stay Connected:
Twitter, Instagram and more!

5: Productivity:
Lumy – Helps You Track Photographic Times, and more…

6: Apple Pay

7:Productivity :
Keynote, Hours Time Tracking, Salesforce Analytics, 1Password and more..



5 reasons to attend Photoshop World 2015

Photoshop World 2014

5 reasons to attend Photoshop World 2015

1: Just in a few days you will learn more than you can learn for few years. Life experience, photo sessions, and meeting new creative people, A LOT of energy and inspiration.

2: You will learn in a friendly  and welcoming atmosphere “directly” from leaders in industry such as  Scott Kelby,Terry White, Joe McNally, Bert Monroy, Larry Becker, Julieanne Kost and more! After any class you are able to meet instructor, ask questions ( and take a selfie 🙂  )

3: Networking opportunity: if you a freelancer or a business owner, networking is everything to you. Through networking you have the opportunity to meet new people, makes new friends and let people know about you. Show your portfolio and ask for their professional opinion  about your work. And ALL OF THIS IS INCLUDED.

4: Discover and learn all the latest tips and techniques from Design or Photography industry from World leaders exhibits such as:

Dolar Photo Club
and much more

5: It’s a lot of FUN!

Going to Photoshop World 2015 in Vegas?


If so you can SAVE $50 by registering here with the Discount Code: TerryWhite50

Convert your photo into a drawing

Step by step tutorial how to convert your photo into a drawing using  Adobe Lightroom  CC:

1: Open your image in the Develop module  ( I am using Adobe Stock   image #57908828

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2: Click on the Black & White Tab

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3: Apply the following setting

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4: Using Tone Curve apply following setting

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5: Apply the following Black & White Setting

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Adobe Lightroom Tutorial




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From “traditional” to digital painting

I always believed that we have reached the point that there are no more boarders between “traditional” and digital art.  Using Moleskine and Adobe apps we can jump from a “traditional”  pencil painting to digital painting using Adobe Photoshop CC.

I started my project using the  Moleskine Smart Notebook (Creative Cloud connected )



Using the FREE  Moleskine, a Creative Cloud connected app I took picture of my sketch . The image was saved in my Creative Cloud folder.


And I finished my project in Adobe Photoshop CC  using a Wacom Tablet


Wacom Intuos Pro Pen and Touch Medium Tablet (PTH651)

Wacom Cintiq 13HD Interactive Pen Display (DTK1300)