BW Noire Film Effect

The following images shows a black and white noire effect. Like the previous post, I created this particular effect for movie processing. This post will detail how the effect was created, and how it differs from a conventional thresholding effect.

Vector Styling Cartoon Effect

This post details a simple paint action sequence (PASeq) I was playing around with to generate a stylized cartoon effect for some movie processing. The Smart Contrast image operation is used to help add some additional source feature detail into the stylized vector cartoon effect.

Two Vectorizer Tricks

  The following image is a fun abstraction effect you can create that utilizes the vectorizer and an image operation effect working in conjunction with one another to create the final abstraction. In this post we’ll take a look at how this effect was generated with a 4 step paint action sequence (PASeq)  And we’ll…


Thread Weaving Tapestry Effect

This post details the individual steps used in a simple paint action sequence (PASeq) that generates a thread weaving effect.  The approach I took might not be what you would originally expect. Rather than building a paint synthesizer preset that emulates threads being horizontally or vertically woven into a tapestry, I used some clever image…


Extending the MSG Rough Sketch Effect

The first image in the following gallery above is a color sketch effect created by incorporating the black and white MSG sketch effect we discussed in yesterdays post into a paint action sequence (PASeq). The black and white MSG preset was used with the Vectorizer and some image operation action steps to build a more…