Sketch Effect – change photo into pencil sketch

I followed the tutorial here.

Steps:

Duplicate a layer from the background

Activate the layer

Apply Gaussian Blur

Image > Colors > Invert

Change opacity of the layer  to 50%

Merge down the layer

Colors > Levels

Colors > Desaturate

Colors > Leves

Camera model : Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
Date/Time : 2012:07:19 23:57:38
Resolution : 3888 x 2592
Flash used : No
Focal length : 30.0mm (35mm equivalent: 49mm)
CCD width : 22.25mm
Exposure time: 0.100 s (1/10)
Aperture : f/16.0
ISO equiv. : 1600

Original

after

applied threshold layer to add shadow

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