Cartoon your Critter
Almost everyone has one. Man’s best friend, this may be a dog, cat, or even a lizard. No matter whether they walk, hop, slither, or crawl, one thing is for sure: You love your pet. Now, wouldn’t you enjoying displaying to the world the love for your pet? If flowers, trees, and mountains can be works of art, then so can your pet! Today, we are going to learn how to cartoon your critter, and turn him or her into a work of art that you can be mounted on your wall for years to come!
By using a few of the Topaz Labs plugins, Remask, Simplify, and Impression, we are going to effortlessly cartoon your critter. Don’t own the plugins? We offer 30 day free trials of all of our plugins. No credit cards required! To try Remask, click here. For Simplify, click over here! And for Impression, click right here. Now let’s get to cartooning your critter. Continue Reading
A Topaz Product Update for Adjust and Simplify is Here! Topaz Adjust is perfect for brilliant contrast, detail, and color adjustments while Topaz Simplify creates paintings, sketches, watercolors, cartoons, and more! See what’s new in these easy to use programs, update your software with easy one-click links, and download a free 30 day trial if you do not already have the programs!
Looking for something fun to try? Here at Topaz we recently discovered how to create a coloring book effect with our plug-in Topaz Simplify and we’d like to share this bit of knowledge with you.
To create a digital painting is a fairly uncomplicated task in Topaz Simplify. While there are many custom curated effects that will revamp your image with a single click, the objective of this tutorial is to understand the core technology behind the Simplify plug-in so that you can create art that is distinctively yours.
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Images of scenic landscapes and nature are commonly brought into Topaz Simplify to render beautiful, painterly results. The technology behind the plug-in uses scale space algorithms that close off holes to help eliminate details. As a result, artifacts such as webbing might be created; this is most often seen in the branches of trees. To remove the webbing is quite simple. To start, you will need a program such as Photoshop Elements or Photoshop that supports layers and a few other necessary functions.