June 5, 2012 – AKVIS ArtWork is photo to painting software that lets you create a piece of art from any digital photo. The software combines advanced technologies with an artistic approach. You can create an oil portrait of your friend, a landscape watercolor painting, a funny poster with your dog or an impressive linocut print to decorate your bedroom. The transformation of a digital photo into a painting happens before your very eyes, so you can follow the birth of a work of art in real time!
The program lets changing a canvas and adding a text to the picture. Using the Batch Processing feature you can create comics and cartoons from videos.
The software is available as a standalone program and as a plug-in to image editors, for Windows and Macintosh.
In Version 7.0:
- New painting style — Gouache! This effect lets you create a gouache painting from a photo. It can also make an image look like a tempera picture.Gouache is a versatile painting technique which uses dense intensive colors. Its characteristics are brilliance and opacity. The opacity feature and covering power allow you to create outstanding effects that can not be achieved with the watercolor paints. This technique is widely used in decorative painting and when creating color sketches and drawings.Now the software offers 7 painting styles: Oil, Watercolor, Gouache, Comics, Pen & Ink, Linocut, Pastel.
- Added the preview images for the AKVIS presets.Each effect comes with a number of ready-to-use presets. When moving a cursor over a preset in the drop-down list, its thumbnail image appears. This feature saves you time and makes the choice easier.
- Fixed bugs.
Download AKVIS ArtWork 7.0(for Windows and Macintosh) and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period!
Registered users can upgrade to version 7.0 for free. Just download and install the new version of the program.