The Graphic Pen filter applies monochrome strokes that can be applied diagonally, horizontally, or vertically, using the foreground color, while filling in the rest of the image with the background color. If you keep that in mind, you can create both positive (black on white) and negative (white on black) images. Controls include a Stroke Length slider that manages how much detail is preserved, and a Light/Dark Balance slider to select the

Thisdocument iscreatedwith trialversionof CHM2PDF Pilot 2.16.100.sketch in the highlights, while darker settings use the shadow areas for the strokes. Your choice of stroke direction should be determined by your subject matter: Horizontal strokes are great for vertically oriented subjects, such as buildings, while vertical strokes are best used on landscapes and other subjects with horizontal lines. Figure 8.28 shows the Graphic Pen filter's effects.

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