09. Now go Image > Adjustment > Hue/Saturation, reduce the Saturation to -100. Then select Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast. Set the Brightness to 4 and the Contrast to 94. Select Image > Adjustments > Invert.


10. Again, select Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal All. Use a soft, black brush to delete the face and hands, but leave the hair, eyes and eyebrows. Use this image for reference.


11. Now we’ll tackle the background. For this, you can use your own custom pen brush, or download the brush I used for free from http://tinyurl.com/7qu5cx (although once you’ve downloaded it, remember that this brush can’t be used for commercial work without the creator’s permission). Use this brush to paint a scratchy, impressionistic rectangle onto a new layer, placed behind all the other layers.