Convert A Photo Into A Drawing

Photo to Sketch: With this fast, easy-to-use program, you can convert any photo-not just portraits-into an interesting, folksy sketch. While Photoshop can also perform this function, Photo To Sketch does it faster. The following is an example from a photo of my son: The standard version displays an annoying popup occasionally and has limited functionality, but it works. (via Lifehacker)

How To Draw

Yes, I can even teach you, to draw: You probably bought into it too. The notion that only the special, magical person with that certain unspecified quality called “talent” can lift a pencil to a page and construct a picture. You know that idea is baloney don’t you? I can draw a 3-dimensional box well. That’s about it.