Adobe Photoshop

Photo to Line Art Effect

I will show you how to convert your photos into a Line Art Effect.

Step 1: Open an image.

Take a Photo

Step 2: Duplicate the layer. Now select the duplicated layer, go to Filter> Blur> Smart Blur. Use the following setting:

Apply Smart Blur

Step 3: We have now is white lines on black background, but we need black lines on white background to make it look like lineart. So we invert the background copy layer.
Go to Image> Adjustments> invert (Shortcut for Invert Ctrl+I).

Final Result!

Photo to Line Art

So If you change the Opacity to '30%'. The result looks painting effect now.

Set Opacity

Here's is the Result!

Painting Effect