AKVIS Sketch

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  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
Latest version:
Plugin 12.5
Last month's downloads:
29.9 MB

AKVIS Sketch is fully compatible with:

  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

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Minimum requirements
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Memory: 512 MB 2,0 MB
Screen resolution: 1024x768 1280х1024
Others: Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Corel (Jasc) Paint Shop Pro, Ulead Photo Impact, etc.
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Available languages

  • English


Only available for 10-day trial.


Versions of AKVIS Sketch

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Version License Language O.S.
AKVIS Sketch Plugin 12.5 28/10/11 Trial version English
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

Convert photos into pencil sketches and watercolors

Nick Mead

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AKVIS Sketch is a plugin for conversion of photos into pencil sketches and watercolor drawings.
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.

"Good but not enough trial time"

I have downloaded the trial version and it is v good but 10 days is not enough to value it properly, i mean you can't sit in front of your computer for hours on end. I love the B&W sketch, it makes you feel like an artist. Unfortunately it is over priced for something you would only use occasionaly. Still v good though.

  • V Good results and easy to master
  • Over priced

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