20 Photo Manipulations That Combine Pencil Drawings With Photography

With the excessive use of social media, everyone adds effects to make their photos unique and more interesting. A common effect used is combining photography with drawing, which turn photo into half sketch effect. It is a stunning mixture of imagination and reality, illusion and surrealism. So in this post We`ve collected Pencil Skecth Photo Manipulations made by talented artists transforme ordinary photo into something unexpected and totally out of the box.

The Helping Hand by Iskander1989

The Helping Hand

Line in your book by hereyesmydreams

Line in your book

Living Art by NewInsanity

Living Art

Drawing Hands by SerafinaMoon

Drawing Hands

out of the book by laydiKroft

out of the book

Pencil vs Camera by leonardogavinci

Pencil vs Camera - Sharmeeana

Photo-Manipulation by Lili-Lou


Reality vs. Imagination by XxJinkinxX

Reality vs. Imagination

Hey you ! by yeril

Hey you !

Transfiguration… by tasa78


drawn to life I by ChibiFoxDemon

drawn to life I

Birth of the Deer by DragonSpirit469

Birth of the Deer

Working Hands by schia025

Working Hands

Sketch by deepgrounduk


#312 DeviantART by Picolo-kun

#312 DeviantART

Past by Conwant


The Sketch of a Life by Sebastien DEL GROSSO

The Sketch of a Life

Art of Imagination by WhimsicalBlue

Art of Imagination

These Chains We Draw by GFXPunk

These Chains We Draw

The Carbon Awakening by Azenor

The Carbon Awakening

You`ll need some skills in drawing as to create this effect but there is Photoshop Action that will help you to create this effect.


  1. This is giving me food for thought. I’m currently experimenting mixing illustrations with portraits and the Conwant one in particular has caught my imagination. Thanks for this great article!

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