AKVIS Sketch v.8.5 照片轉鉛筆炭筆素描或水彩畫濾鏡
AKVIS Sketch 是一款讓你可以轉換你的照片為鉛筆/炭筆素描或者水彩畫的 Photoshop 兼容插件。該軟件提供允許你定制效果和畫筆類型的可調整滑塊以及通過使用顏色強度和其它設置混合水彩和炭筆創建各種不同圖像風格的功能。在使用 Photoshop 的時候，AKVIS Sketch 還支持批量處理功能。不幸地是，該軟件不提供任何你可以利用的預設置，因此該軟件可能會需要經過較長的過程才可以達到想要的結果。該軟件也不能夠永久保存和載入設置，因此該軟件存在的一個嚴重的缺陷就是如果你想要在一幅不同的圖像上重複應用相同的效果需要從頭開始所有的處理過程。
AKVIS Sketch is software for conversion of photos into pencil sketches and watercolor paintings.
Now you do not need to handle a pencil to feel like an artist. All you need to create your original work of art is good taste and AKVIS Sketch.
Our efficient method allows creating realistic color and B&W drawings that imitate the technique of graphite and color pencil, charcoal and watercolor painting.
In contrast to the standard filters (like the built-in filters in Photoshop or PSP) that offer an approximate sketch, AKVIS Sketch comes very close to hand-drawn works of a human artist. Getting a similar result with the standard tools would require expertise in image editing and extensive manipulation with layers, masks, brushes and applying filters.
AKVIS Sketch allows adding background effects to the resulting pencil drawing. Create a blend of a drawing and a photo; imitate motion or add 「time machine effect」 by swirling the background. Put an accent to certain parts of the image by blurring the rest of it in an artistic way. It proves especially useful when the final drawing contains too many details on the background that divert attention.
You can personalize your work of art by adding an inscription (a signature or a greeting) to your pencil drawing. Besides, the parameters on the Canvas tab allow adding a rough surface to your image, as if it has been drawn on canvas, corrugated paper, brick wall, etc.
AKVIS Sketch has a neat interface with a few sliders. At first you can process the image with the default settings and then touch up the photo adding color, or trying different techniques - from pencil to charcoal or watercolor. You can make the hatching denser or finer and change the pitch angle of strokes, add/remove the original colors.
Home users will be delighted by the neat result of the photo-to-sketch conversion. AKVIS Sketch can bring a lot of fun: a pencil portrait can be a good present for your relatives and friends, a watercolor drawing obtained from your last nature shooting can decorate your room, you can convert any photo to an original drawing to print on a T-Shirt.
The program can be helpful to designers who need to quickly bring images to one style for a web-site or an advertisement booklet.
On the whole it's a wonderful tool for those who have always wanted to draw but didn't know how.
The program is available in two versions – as an independent program (standalone) and as a plug-in to a photo editor.
The plug-in version is compatible with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro etc.
Refer to Check the compatibility page for more details.
The plug-in version of Sketch offers Batch Processing support that allows you to automatically convert a series of images. Just create an Action in Photoshop or a Script in Corel Paint Shop Pro and apply the plug-in with the same settings to a folder full of images. You can even create comics from home videos in this way!