Photoshop Tutorial: Draw doodles onto a photo

Doodles can be a fun and creative way to add personality to your photos. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to draw doodles onto a photo using Adobe Photoshop.


Step 1: Open the photo

Open the photo you want to doodle on in Adobe Photoshop.

Step 2: Create a new layer

To keep your doodles separate from the original photo, create a new layer. Go to Layer > New > Layer.

Step 3: Choose a brush

There are many different brushes you can use to draw doodles. You can use the Brush Tool or the Freeform Pen Tool. The Brush Tool is a good choice for freehand drawing, while the Freeform Pen Tool is a good choice for creating more precise lines.

Step 4: Adjust the brush settings

Once you have chosen a brush, you can adjust the settings to get the desired look. You can adjust the size, opacity, hardness, and flow of the brush.

Step 5: Start drawing

Start drawing your doodles on the new layer. You can use any color you want.

Step 6: Add details

Once you have the basic shape of your doodle, you can add details to make it more interesting.

Step 7: Adjust the opacity

You may want to adjust the opacity of your doodles so that they are not too overpowering.

Step 8: Save your work

Once you are happy with your doodles, save your work.

Here are some additional tips for drawing doodles onto photos:

  • Start with simple shapes and lines.
  • Don’t be afraid to experiment with different colors and styles.
  • Have fun!

Here are some examples of doodles that you can draw on photos:

  • Smiley faces
  • Hearts
  • Stars
  • Circles
  • Abstract shapes

With a little practice, you can create your own unique doodles to add personality to your photos.