Want to turn your photograph into a work of art? Try the Quick Sketch filter for Gimp. This special effect filter turns a photograph into a pencil sketch. This Gimp script is not included with Gimp, but it's a free download. See "Related Links" below to download and install this filter. Perform the following steps to turn your photograph into a sketch:
The following is a the San Francisco Ferry Building photo before turning into a sketch.
Using the default Quick sketch settings of Gimp renders the following work of art.
The following screen shot shows the default Quick sketch settings to produce the example picture shown above.
Download the original Ferry Building photograph above. Try different Quick sketch settings on the original photograph.
Come up with an interesting example? Share (by attaching) the example photograph and a screen shot of the Quick sketch setting you used.