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Adding artistic outlines to photos with PicsArt

Bagaimana mengubah warna rambut di PicsArt

Add artistic outlines to photos using the effect sketch has become a trend in social networks. The PicsArt app, available for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones, is capable of automatically detecting people’s silhouettes and transforms the image into a stylized outline in a few seconds. You can customize the result by changing the thickness and color of the stroke, as well as the position of the drawing.

The following tutorial was done on a Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro with Android 8.0 Oreo, but the instructions are also valid for other devices with the Google system. Learn, in the next few lines, how to transform your selfies and other photos into artistic sketches.

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PicsArt: learn all about the editing app

PicsArt: learn all about the editing app

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Step 1. Install the PicsArt app. On the main screen, touch the «+» button in the center and select the «All photos» option;

1 of 10 Tap the plus button to start editing a photo in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Tap the plus button to start editing a photo in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 2. Choose a photo from the cell gallery. Then click on «Effects»;

2 out of 10 Choose a photo from the gallery on PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Choose a photo from the gallery on PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 3. Select the «Sketch» category and apply the «SKTCH1» effect;

3 of 10 Apply the «SKTCH1» effect with PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana LetĂ­cia Loubak

Apply the «SKTCH1» effect with PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana LetĂ­cia Loubak

Step 4. PicsArt will draw the silhouette. Tap the effect icon again to adjust its properties. Change the «horizontal» and «vertical» values ​​to position the design as you prefer;

4 of 10 Adjust the contour placement in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Adjust the placement of the outline in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 5. If desired, adjust the line thickness;

5 out of 10 Change the line thickness with PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Change the line thickness with PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 6. Touch the color picker to change the color of the line;

6 out of 10 Change the color of the sketch made in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Change the color of the sketch made in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 6. It is also possible to apply a black and white filter to the photo;

7 out of 10 If desired, apply a black and white effect to the photo in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

If desired, apply a black and white effect to the photo in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 8. If you want to erase parts of the sketch, use the eraser. By touching the tool, it is possible to change aspects such as size, opacity and hardness. Make the necessary adjustments and then tap on the points you want to delete. Press the button in the upper right corner to proceed;

8 of 10 Use the eraser to erase parts of the outline in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Use the eraser to erase parts of the outline in PicsArt – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 9. Press the check, in the upper right corner, to finish editing. Then, touch the arrow that will appear;

9 out of 10 Save the edit made with the PicsArt app – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Save the edition made with the PicsArt app – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Step 10. Now just publish the result on social media. To do this, select «Share» and choose the platform of your choice.

10 of 10 Share the result made in PicsArt on social networks – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak

Share the result made in PicsArt on social networks – Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letícia Loubak