Hello friends. Happy football Sunday.

Anyway, I'm having trouble creating a rough edge in photoshop, as in, I have no idea how to do so. My scanner is broken, and I normally just draw these things in, etc but that's not an option.

Obviously I'm willing to pay for the resource needed if it's a certain texture, action, etc. But my plan is to place an ink texture I have over the image, and then give it some rough edges to give it that hand drawn look.

Thanks for your help guys, means the world.
  • Denimous Snake

    / What is this Mintees drawing nonsense? 1. I love it, 2. it confused the SHIT out of me.
  • Jason Carne

    Here's an easy trick for doing it digitally:

    Make a selection on what you want to have the rough edges, then hit "Q" for a quick mask. Go to your filter panel and select "Crystallize" which is under the "Pixelate" menu (lower level settings work best for this effect). Hit "Q" again to get out of the quick mask, right click and "select inverse" then hit delete. Your clean edges have now become roughened.
  • johncarrington

    Jason Carne said:Here's an easy trick for doing it digitally:

    Make a selection on what you want to have the rough edges, then hit "Q" for a quick mask. Go to your filter panel and select "Crystallize" which is under the "Pixelate" menu (lower level settings work best for this effect). Hit "Q" again to get out of the quick mask, right click and "select inverse" then hit delete. Your clean edges have now become roughened.

    I love you.
  • Silky49

    Jason Carne said:Here's an easy trick for doing it digitally:

    Make a selection on what you want to have the rough edges, then hit "Q" for a quick mask. Go to your filter panel and select "Crystallize" which is under the "Pixelate" menu (lower level settings work best for this effect). Hit "Q" again to get out of the quick mask, right click and "select inverse" then hit delete. Your clean edges have now become roughened.

    Is there a different way to get this to work in Illustrator? The pixelate option is just adding a larger stroke around the object.
  • StewChown

    Use Effect>Distort & Transform>Roughen.
  • Silky49

    StewChown said:Use Effect>Distort & Transform>Roughen.

    Thanks Stew. I used Effect>Distort>Glass. I messed with the adjustments and got the same affect!
  • augie

    Silky49 said:
    StewChown said:Use Effect>Distort & Transform>Roughen.

    Thanks Stew. I used Effect>Distort>Glass. I messed with the adjustments and got the same affect!

    Woah, never tried this before and I'm definitely diggin' it more. Cool beans.

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