How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

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How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Architectural Drawing

Architects are highly skilled professionals who create extraordinary technical drawings of buildings and interior designs. And you can achieve that same professional blueprint look with a Photoshop Action. Browse the massive selection of Photoshop Actions from GraphicRiver to transform your photos instantly.

Check out how to create a cool technical drawing in the quick video below, and download the Architectum Sketch Tools Photoshop Action featured in the video.

How to Create an Architectural Drawing in Photoshop

Open your photo into Photoshop. Here I’ll be using this interior design stock from Pixabay.

How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

Then go to Window > Actions and select the Load Actions option to load the action you desire.

How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

Read any instructions thoroughly before applying the effect. Create a New Layer and use the Brush Tool (B) to brush over the areas you would like to concentrate the drawing. Then press Play.

How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

Depending on how intricate the action is, it may take a few minutes to fully load. When you’re finished, keep the result as is or continue modifying the effect by playing additional actions.

How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

Here is the final result:

How to Create an Architectural Drawing From a Photo

Check out the video above to see this lesson at work!

A Bit More Detail

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60 Seconds?!

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seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments
what you thought of this video and what else you’d like to see explained
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