The author of the article Danny Raphael is a moderator of Photo-based Art forum at www.RetouchPRO.com. Look at the AKVIS Sketch Evaluation and Gallery by Danny.
Apply the result by pressing button in the plugin window. Now we have two layers in the Layers palette: the lower layer - original photo, the upper layer - resulted black and white pencil drawing.
Few simple steps gave the photo a completely different look. Now it is "handicraft". You can do the same with any photo - wonderful results guaranteed.