How to Combine Paint Action Sequence Presets (PASeq’s) using the History Window It’s easy to combine PASeq steps using the History Sequence Window from the Windows menu (which records steps like a PASeq). So you can record or drag and drop steps into the History Sequence and then drag and drop them into another PASeq…Details
Streaming out your Gallery Show Generated Images and Paint Action Sequence Presets to a Folder If you want to stream out your Gallery Show images and also save the PASeqs you need to choose Force Stream – Image and PASeq (see below image). TIP: Do not process Gallery Show on High Resolution canvases, keep your…Details
The Preset Favorites Toolbar provides a way to custom organize different Studio Artist presets. We highly recommend you save all your custom presets in your Favorites folder so that when there are updates to Studio Artist you can easily copy all your custom favorites to the new version of Studio Artist. You can build…Details
Gallery Show was originally conceived as a way for artists to build self-running dynamic art shows using Studio Artist that could be presented in art gallery settings. But we quickly realized that Gallery Show could be used to do much more. It’s a great way to automatically generate new abstract art and visual effects that…Details
Use this collection in the Temporal Image Operations shows in the image below to create still images from movies. You will need to load a source movie to work with these. However a regular movie is probably not going to give the desired results for still images. We suggest you create a movie…Details
One cool feature of Favorites categories is that you can combine together different operation mode presets into a single accessible category. This is useful for organizing different kinds of presets (like paint and image operation presets) that work together to build specific visual effects. Favorites categories can also be used to control Gallery Show processing…Details
The following image gallery below off a few random Smart Blur effects generated by using Studio Artist’s new Gallery Show features to randomly mutate new image operation effects in real time. This particular Gallery Show feature is very useful for previewing the range of potential different artistic styles that any given image operation effects can…Details
This post discussed how to work with the path angle control panel in the Studio Artist’s paint synthesizer mode to adjust the orientation of the paint path relative to the orientation of the source image. Depending on whether the automatic painting attempts to follow the orientation of the source or draw perpendicular to it,…Details
How to Smooth Flicker in Auto-Rotoscoping Movie Editing Basics with a PAseq Preset This video explains how a Paint Action Sequence (PASeq) works in Studio Artist for making movies. You can also use any PASeq to make still images as well. This video will show you how to edit a Factory PASeq Preset. You will…Details
Three Training videos on Color Management through the source area as well as how to automatically make and save Color Palettes using your favorite images or using your favorite artist’s color schemes to colorize your own images.
Otto Laske Otto makes heavy use of Studio Artist to create his visual compositions. When asked what he particularly likes about working with Studio Artist, he had this to say. “Studio Artist is a real gold mine for serious professional compositional explorations in the visual domain. It encourages experimentation and leads to unbelievable…Details
Studio Artist’s image operation effects include one called White Balance, which you can use to automatically correct the white balance of an image. Today’s post will take a quick look at using the White Balance effect to balance the nighttime lighting in a processed image.
Today’s post take a look at a MSG preset that generates an abstraction effect via horizontal mirror reflection symmetry along with some additional image processing. This approach to generating symmetry effects is an alternative to a recent post where we used successive applications of an interactive warp translate effect to build mirror symmetry in a…Details
Today’s post will describe an approach you can take to tighten up a paint preset. By tighten, we mean make it generate a more realistic representation of the source image, as opposed to generating a loose abstracted painting style.
Today’s post continues our recent discussion of some different approaches to building wet paint effects. Today’s post takes a look at a paint preset that simulates painting on top of a wet paper towel. This produces a very soft diffuse wet colored paint backing effect. Yesterday we talked about how to use a…Details
Today’s post is more of an introduction into a specific approach to building a wet paint effect in the paint synthesizer, as opposed to a tutorial on building a specific finished visual effect. The image above just shows a few wet spreading paint strokes drawn using today’s paint preset. Today’s paint preset works best for…Details
Today’s post discusses how to use the Translate interactive warp to build mirror symmetry effects.
Today’s post shows how to spice up the Block Abstraction image operation effect by re-colorizing the blocks in a way that also splits them up into triangles.
The Mass Abstractor is a Studio Artist image operation effect. It can process a source image into a variety of different black and white effect styles. What about generating color output from the Mass Abstractor? Today’s post shows one way to do that, using the Colorize image operation effect.