Well, I attempted this tutorial.
Unfortunately, he just went way too fast for me and I wasn’t able to determine settings. So, my results?
And I think I need to practice gradient maps just a bit more before trying this again. I was liking how it looked in black and white, and may just play with those results and go off in a different direction.
For a change of pace today, I decided to completely waste my time. I was looking for a tutorial to give a good handdrawn look to a picture. I found this tutorial.
After repeatedly playing with the techniques shown in here on this stock, this was my best result:
Not at all the results I hoped to achieve, but enough to tell me that while this technique can create something, it cannot do what I wanted it to do. I’ll try again.