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 painting in oil colors is long and complicated process. Usually it may take months. With this cutting-edge software you can become a painter and turn your photos into paintings 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.
The mysterious production of a painting happens right before your eyes. The program creates a work of art that looks like a handmade oil painting.
AKVIS OilPaint is available as a standalone program and as a plugin to a photo editor.
New in version
New effect parameter – Extra Strokes. It helps to refine the picture making it more accurate and smooth (high values), or on the contrary, to keep rough wide brush strokes (low values).
New Flat Brush option for the Oil Brush for changing the shape of the edges of the brush strokes.
Brand new 3D Brush that lets you bring volume and relief to your painting. This state-of-the-art tool draws prominent strokes without changing colors. Note that the post-processing tools are only available under the Deluxe/Business licenses, on the After tab. Use them at the final step to improve the oil effect and add a handmade touch to your painting.
Also, in the standalone version, the list of supported RAW files has been extended with new cameras.
Some minor bugs have been fixed.