Turn photos into sketches on iOS


Everyone who uses Instagram, EyeEm, or other photo-sharing apps knows how easy it can be to add effects to photos and make them look even better than the original. But there’s another group of apps at the iTunes App Store that add something more to your images, taking a mostly mundane photo and turning it into a work of art.

This week’s collection of iOS apps turns your photos into hand-drawn works of art. The first offers one-of-a-kind effects to make your photos look like sketches. The second is an old favorite of mine for the incredibly realistic line drawings you can create. The third takes a different tack, turning your photos into super-realistic paintings in the style of some of the greatest painters ever.

PowerSketch has some interesting effects not found in other apps.

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PowerSketch (99 cents) has excellent options for turning your photos into sketches, but the interface can be so confusing at times that you’ll need patience to appreciate what’s good about the app. Like most photo-editing apps, you can start with PowerSketch by se… [Read more]

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