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 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.
There’s are many different approaches you can take to simulate paint effects on lighted textural surfaces and there are several presets in the the Paint Synthesizer that have really nice canvas texture effects. Today’s post starts to break apart a PASeq preset that uses the Simple Texture image operation effect to build an artificial canvas…Details
Border effects can be a very effective finishing treatment for a painting or other artistic visual effect. You can configure the paint synthesizer to create a wide variety of different border effects (check out the Borders category for some examples). But you can also use different image processing effects to provide different aesthetic treatments to…Details
Today’s post will show off how to combine the Line Screen Regionize image operation with the Vectorizer to create a vector color line screen effect.
Yesterday we showed off how to configure the Rank MultiScale Filter image operation effect to build an intelligent smoothing filter that smooths an image while retaining sharp edges. We mentioned in yesterday’s post that like all Studio Artist image operation effects, by adjusting their editable parameters you can dramatically change the type of visual effect…Details
Intelligent smoothing effects that blur or blend smooth gradient sections of an image while at the same time preserving sharp edges can be very useful. They can be used to create cartoon stylings, or to remove noise artifacts, or to clean up an image prior to subsequent processing. Today’s post will show off a new…Details
Today’s post shows how to combine together an image operation effect and the Vectorizer to create a stylized black and white edge effect. We’ll be using the Vectorizer’s Flat Input Technique, which allows you to take a flat color image generated by a raster image processing effect and convert it into a vector representation.
Today’s post shows off a simple black and white sketch effect you can create with 2 passes of the Sketch Mass image operation effect. Like the Watershed Sketch ip op we discussed yesterday, you can use Sketch Mass to automatically generate bezier paths if you want to use the paint synthesizer to paint in the…Details
A favorite Texture Synthesizer effect of mine is to build texture based displacement mapping effects, like the one shown below. This post will show how to modify the simple Texture Synthesizer effect we were working with yesterday and configure it to be a texture driven displacement mapping effect.
The Texture Synthesizer is an older Studio Artist operation mode that can be used to generate procedural texture fields and texture based effects. While it is superseded to some extent by MSG these days, there are still lots of interesting visual effects you can generate with it. The Texture Synthesizer is designed so that the…Details
It’s easy to generate various kinds of automatic cubist paint effects in Studio Artist. Here’s a quick example I tossed together this morning. The effect starts with a digital source image, and then automatically processes it with a paint action sequence (PASeq for short) to quickly generate the cubist abstraction effect. You can think of…Details
Today’s post will focus on some tricks you can use to generate interesting abstractions using the Block Abstraction image operation as a starting point .
We’re returning to the MSG effect we discussed 2 days ago, which generates a Hilbert space filling curve adaptive halftone effect with built in colorization. The MSG effect itself generates raster image output. In today’s post we will show how you can convert this effect into one that generates vector output, which allows for resolution…Details
Today’s post continues the thread we’ve been following for the last 2 days. This post will show a modification of yesterday’s MSG processing effect with the space filling curve part removed. So the effect is purely based on an adaptive halftone screen generated from the source image edge map and some additional chamfer distance map…Details
Studio Artist has some cool new MSG processors that generate space-filling curve based effects. One fun thing you can do is to generate a halftone screen based on the space-filling curve. We’ll take a look at how to build this effect in today’s post.
The following image was generated with a few image processing effects. This post will discuss the approach taken to produce the triangular block abstraction effect shown above. You can use the technique whenever you have an image composed of flat color regions that you want to split with diagonal slices.