Cartoonize a real image

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Cartoonize a real image

Post by shift » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:09 pm

I'm sure I found a tutorial like this on youtube but I can't seem to find it any more. Can someone tell me how to turn a picture of something real into a cartoon like drawing in Anime Studio?
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Post by sbtamu » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:14 pm

I am not sure if this works in debut but in pro you open the layer settings and click on the image tab and check 'toon effect.'

If you mean to trace the image and use vector layers then import the image and make a layer for the face one for the hair one for the body etc and just trace over the image.
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Post by shift » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:18 pm

Never mind I found the tutorial. Apparently I need Anime Studio 7 I have 5.
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Post by shift » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:20 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NfZXj2LdUk

This was the tutorial I wanted.
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Post by Uolter » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:30 pm

Yes you need AS7 but you can achieve similar results with gimp, photoshop or similar, just playing with filters.
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Post by cheyne » Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:49 am

Most of the filters you have in Illustrator, Photoshop, and Anime Studio that vectorize or "cartoonize" images, do a very average to terrible job of giving a "cartoon" effect from raster/bitmap images.

I would draw/trace the images yourself rather than relying on the software to make the artistic choices for you :-) Good practice for characterising images. Good practice for looking at light and shadow as well.

I'm sure there PLENTY of tutorials or guides on this online 8)
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