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AKVIS Sketch for Mac

Convert photos into pencil sketches and watercolors. Standalone App and Plugin.

$72.00
In English
Version 20.5.3201.16780
3.8
Based on 12 user rates

AKVIS Sketch overview

AKVIS Sketch converts photos into pencil sketches and watercolor paintings.

Now you do not need to handle a pencil to feel like an artist. All you need to create your original work of art is good taste and AKVIS Sketch. Our efficient method allows creating realistic color and B&W drawings that imitate the technique of graphite and color pencil, charcoal and watercolor painting.

In contrast to the similar standard filters (like the built-in filters in Photoshop or PSP) that offer an approximate sketch, AKVIS Sketch provides a convincing result; it comes very close to hand-drawn works of a human artist. Getting a similar result with the standard tools would require expertise in image editing and extensive manipulation with layers, masks, brushes and applying filters.

AKVIS Sketch has a neat interface with a few sliders. At first you can process the image with the default settings and then touch up the photo adding color, or trying different techniques - from pencil to charcoal or watercolor. You can make the hatching denser or finer and change the pitch angle of strokes.

Home users will be delighted by the neat result of the photo-to-sketch conversion. AKVIS Sketch can bring a lot of fun: a pencil portrait can be a good present for your relatives and friends, a watercolor drawing obtained from your last nature shooting can decorate your room, you can convert any photo to an original drawing to print on a T-Shirt.

The Batch Processing support allows you to automatically convert a series of images. You can even create comics from home videos in this way!

The program can be helpful to designers who need to quickly bring images to one style for a web-site or an advertisement booklet.
On the whole it's a wonderful tool for those who have always wanted to draw but didn't know how.

What’s new in version 20.5.3201.16780

Version 20.5.3201.16780:
  • Added the Notification Panel that keeps users informed about the latest updates of Sketch.
  • Added the advanced Eyedropper Tool that appears when selecting a color.
  • Increased the maximum size of tools.
  • Added support for more RAW files in the standalone version.
  • Fixed minor bugs.

AKVIS Sketch for Mac

$72.00
In English
Version 20.5.3201.16780
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3.8

(14 Reviews of AKVIS Sketch)

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Magosilvan
Magosilvan
May 14 2012
13.5.2486.8619
4.0
May 14 2012
4.0
Version: 13.5.2486.8619
I had some problems with previous version, but now it works again as expected and with improved Italian localization.
Deltam
Deltam
Feb 8 2012
13.0
5.0
Feb 8 2012
5.0
Version: 13.0
A very good update. I do not see what else to add to a photo to sketch application. This is a best solution imho. I use this software often. I like the new Artistic Mode even more than the first style available in the previos version.
Magosilvan
Magosilvan
May 28 2010
11.0.2105.6817
4.0
May 28 2010
4.0
Version: 11.0.2105.6817
Just a few days after the new version of Artwork, Akvis releases this important update also to Sketch (64 bit support, optional advanced mode and new multilanguage complete tutorials). Increased features and speed, together with developer's availability make acceptable purchase price.
Dragonce
Dragonce
May 27 2010
11.0.2105.6817
5.0
May 27 2010
5.0
Version: 11.0.2105.6817
More faster than Corel Painter to transform photos to sketchs
Dlwhite
Dlwhite
Nov 2 2009
9.0
0.0
Nov 2 2009
0.0
Version: 9.0
We need a review! Hey MacWorld! MacLife! MacApper! Please compare the assorted plug-ins that make "art" from photos! I own AlienSkin's awesome SnapArt, and the new controls in SnapArt 2.0 look to be worth the upgrade cost. But I've never tried this AKVIS program... Never even heard of it until today.
zaramella-mario
zaramella-mario
Jul 10 2018
5.0
Jul 10 2018
5.0
Version: null
Deltam
Deltam
May 15 2012
5.0
May 15 2012
5.0
Version: null
Magosilvan
Magosilvan
May 14 2012
4.0
May 14 2012
4.0
Version: null
AKVIS-Team
AKVIS-Team
Feb 8 2012
5.0
Feb 8 2012
5.0
Version: null
Jym-O
Jym-O
Jul 26 2011
4.0
Jul 26 2011
4.0
Version: null
Imaquiz
Imaquiz
Jun 11 2011
3.0
Jun 11 2011
3.0
Version: null
Wwg
Wwg
Jun 11 2011
2.0
Jun 11 2011
2.0
Version: null
Garyi
Garyi
Jan 30 2011
5.0
Jan 30 2011
5.0
Version: null
Dragonce
Dragonce
May 27 2010
5.0
May 27 2010
5.0
Version: null
Schubert
Schubert
Aug 17 2009
5.0
Aug 17 2009
5.0
Version: null
Sjsw
Sjsw
Aug 7 2007
1.0
Aug 7 2007
1.0
Version: null
Xypher
Xypher
Aug 6 2007
2.0
Aug 6 2007
2.0
Version: null