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Old 04-26-2009, 03:35 PM
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I'm wanting to purchase some software or plug ins that give great results in Auto painting...i'm not the best with brushes etc (am still learning) so am wanting something that does the bulk of the work, and then I can adjust it more in photoshop with layers, masking etc.

Do you have any particular favourites for this?

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Old 04-26-2009, 08:14 PM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

What kind of images: Scenery? People? Pets? Autos? or what?

For your own enjoyment or do you intend/hope to sell your creations?
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Old 04-26-2009, 08:32 PM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

Preferably for People and pets and maybe a little bit of scenery.

I'm doing it for enjoyment at the moment, but could maybe sell them later if they good enough?
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Old 04-27-2009, 04:44 AM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

Snap art is my favourite
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Old 04-27-2009, 12:07 PM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

GMX Photo Painter

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Old 04-27-2009, 12:23 PM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

Snap Art is also one of my favorite, but there is also Corel Painter which has the regular version and a Painter Essentials 4 (Windows & Macintosh) - with a Free Trial at this URL;
http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satelli...2#tabview=tab6

Then there is Topaz Labs Simplify which is stunning I think. Take a look at this URL:

http://www.topazlabs.com/simplify/

Sanp art may also have one
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Old 04-27-2009, 03:34 PM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

Thanks Steve, GMX photo painter looks interesting

I will check out Topaz Gunner
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:58 PM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

Hey Gunner

I checked out Topaz simplify, it gives nice effects and quite easy to use.
Thanks for the info
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:05 PM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

Full disclosure that I bought this gem, but, imo, this is probably one of the best if not the best autopainter that I've ever seen and, as several of you all already know, I've been on a quest for this type of program/filter for more then several years now. It's called Dynamic Auto-Painter and it is still relatively new, but very cool.

http://www.mediachance.com/dap/index.html
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Old 04-28-2009, 03:42 AM
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Re: Best Software or Plug in for AUTO PAINTING

Yes I've had a go with the Dynamic Auto-painter, its good how we can sit back and watch it paint and learn by watching the process
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