XnSketch, a free program, allows you to turn your photos into sketches or to give them a charcoal appearance to make them unique and more entertaining.
This tool's interface is simple to use. Browse the images and pick the one you like. Then, apply the effects that you choose from the toolbar. In just few steps, you can create professional-looking results.
You can also tweak the results by using the basic controls located to the right side of the main screen for exposure, color, contrast, and luminance.
The following features are included in XnSketch:
18 effects available: pastels, black lines, pastel, pastel, pencil sketches, drawing...
- Sharpness and transparency settings.
You can use these tools to adjust contrast, brightness and saturation.
You can also share your XnSketch results via the social media networks Facebook, Flickr, or Picasa if desired.