AKVIS OilPaint is photo to painting software that creates oil paintings from photographs. The characteristic feature of the program is a unique algorithm of the artistic application of brush strokes that authentically reproduces the technique of the real brush.
Creating a real oil painting is long and complicated process. With the OilPaint software you can become a painter and turn your photos into works of art in just a few minutes!
Oil painting is one of the most popular techniques. The history of this method goes back many centuries. Traditionally, artists apply oil paints to a linen or cotton canvas. The advantages of oil painting are bright luminous colors which blend well, expressiveness of the brush strokes that gives the picture a special rough texture, brilliance and naturalness of the picturesque image.
Oil painting technique is widely used for creating artworks in different artistic styles - Impressionism, Abstract art, Photorealism, and others; in the genres of still life, landscape, portraiture, history painting, or scenes from everyday life. Even if you are not a professional painter you can create your own masterpiece! Just use AKVIS OilPaint to turn a regular photo into an oil painting. Adjusting the density, texture, and thickness of the brush strokes, you can not only get impressive effects, but also find your own painting style.
The mysterious production of an artwork happens right before your eyes. The program creates a picture that looks like a handmade oil painting. Personalize your work by adding text or watermark. To enhance the authenticity of your painting adjust the canvas surface. Put a ready image in one of the frames from the rich collection incorporated in the software. Using the Abstract Art tab, you can give a modern spin to traditional oil paintings. It lets you turn any image into a unique abstract painting full of vibrant colors and fantastical shapes.
The software offers a number of ready to use Presets that let you familiarize yourself with the features. The Batch Processing support allows you automatically create a series of images in the oil painting style. Using the additional post-processing tools you can add final touches to your painting, and strengthen or reduce the oil effect on certain areas.
What's New in Version 7.0:
AKVIS OilPaint turns your photographs into beautiful oil paintings with just a couple of mouse clicks. Version 7.0 provides the updated Texture Library, new Random Patterns feature in the Frame tab, various interface improvements, support for new RAW files, and other changes. Grab attention for your photos with this eye-catching effect!
In Version 7.0:
Updated Texture Library
The Texture Library in the Frame tab has been updated! It offers an impressive array of new high quality textures and patterns divided into different subject categories including Holidays, Nature, Post Stamps, etc. The Pattern Frame now includes two more categories: Stars and Ornaments & Doodles. Use new textures for creating holiday greeting cards or special occasion invitation cards!
Random Patterns Frame
The Pattern frame offers the new feature - Random Patterns! Just activate the check-box to mix up to 20 patterns in one frame. Use the Random Seed setting to create multiple combinations by mouse click.
The user interface has undergone several improvements. The check-boxes in the Frame tab have been replaced with new easily operated icons. The enabled tools in the Toolbar are now marked with color to make it easier to distinguish between the enabled/disabled states.
Also in the new version:
- added support for more RAW files in the standalone version;
- improved the brightness increasing algorithm for patterns and textures;
- fixed minor bugs.
- Mac OS X 10.7-10.11, macOS 10.12-10.13
- Intel, 4 Gb RAM, 2 Gb HDD
Homepage - http://akvis.com