Ballet Art: Trying ArtWork Painting Styles

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Tutorial: AKVIS ArtWork

Ballet Art: Trying Painting Styles


AKVIS ArtWork gives you a wonderful opportunity to take a fresh look at your photo archives. This tutorial presents ballet photographs processed in various styles, from oil to expressive prints.

    Original Image Oil Painting
    Original Image Oil Painting
    Original Image Comics
    Original Image Comics
    Original Image Pen & Ink
    Original Image Pen & Ink
    Original Image Linocut
    Original Image Linocut

- In Oil style:

  • Step 1. In AKVIS ArtWork open a photo of a ballerina with the epaulement position.

    Original Image (Photo 1)
    Original Image (Photo 1)
  • Step 2. To get something close to the classical works of artists done in the ballet theme, we can choose the Oil painting style. The preview window shows what the result will look like.

    Original Image in  AKVIS ArtWork (Oil Style)
    AKVIS ArtWork Workspace (Oil Style)
  • Step 3. Process the image by pressing . The default settings (AKVIS Default) produce an image with light watery strokes. The same image will look different with another preset (for example, AKVIS Intense Oil).

    Processed Using Default Settings Processed Using the AKVIS Intense Oil Preset
    Oil Painting with Default Settings AKVIS Intense Oil Preset


- In Comics style:

  • Step 1. Open a new image in the program - the Bolshoi Theater in front of the night sky.

    Original Image (Photo 2)
    Original Image (Photo 2)
  • Step 2. Choose the Comics style in the Settings Panel.

    Original Image in AKVIS ArtWork (Comics Style)
    AKVIS ArtWork Workspace (Comics Style)

    Change the settings to increase blur and details.

    Selected Parameters
    Effect Parameters
  • Step 3. Process the image with . The result is a beautiful, clear and bright picture.

    Comic Style Painting
    Comic Style Painting


- In Pen & Ink Style:

  • Step 1. The third tutorial is devoted to a line drawing. We will take a photo of a girl in picturesque flowing robes and turn it into a sketch that looks like created with a stroke of the pen.

    Original Image (Photo 3)
    Original Image (Photo 3)
  • Step 2. Choose Pen & Ink style in the Settings Panel.

    AKVIS ArtWork Pen and Ink Style
    AKVIS ArtWork Workspace (Pen & Ink Style)

    Adjust the rendering parameters to get fine graceful lines. The drawing will be even more airy and elegant if executed not in black but with blue ink.

    Selected Parameters
    Effect Parameters
  • Step 3. Process the image by pressing .

    Pen and Ink Drawing
    Pen and Ink Drawing


- In Linocut Style:

  • Step 1. Open yet another image in the program - a duet of modern dancers.

    Original Image (Photo 4)
    Original Image (Photo 4)
  • Step 2. To convey the plastic techniques of modern dance, we can use a stylized engraving with the Linocut style. Note that due to the specifics of this style, it should be applied sparingly to people.

    Original Image in  AKVIS ArtWork (Linocut Style)
    AKVIS ArtWork Workspace (Linocut Style)
  • Step 3. Process the image with . The result is a high contrast spectacular image on a white background.

How It Works How It Works
   — Workspace — Workspace
   — Using the Program — Using the Program
   — Painting on a Canvas — Painting on a Canvas
   — Adding a Frame — Adding a Frame
   — Text and Watermark — Text and Watermark
   — Working with Presets — Working with Presets
   — Preferences — Preferences
   — Batch Processing — Batch Processing
Styles Styles
   — Oil Painting — Oil Painting
   — Watercolor Painting — Watercolor Painting
   — Gouache Painting — Gouache Painting
   — Comics Effect — Comics Effect
   — Pen & Ink — Pen & Ink
   — Linocut — Linocut
   — Pastel Painting — Pastel Painting
Examples Examples
   — Harmony: Oil Painting Portrait — Harmony: Oil Painting Portrait
   — City Canal View: Oil Landscape — City Canal View: Oil Landscape
   — Animated Comic of a Cat: Make a Cartoon — Animated Comic of a Cat: Make a Cartoon
   — Emergency Cow: Make a Poster — Emergency Cow: Make a Poster
   — Greetings from Canary Islands — Greetings from Canary Islands
   — Summer Coloured Green — Summer Coloured Green
   — Casandra's Portrait — Casandra's Portrait
   — ArtWork for Art Students — ArtWork for Art Students
   — Day at The Beach — Day at The Beach
   — ArtWork Oil Gallery — ArtWork Oil Gallery
   — Oil Painting of Orchid Flowers — Oil Painting of Orchid Flowers
   — Miniature Painting — Miniature Painting
   — Still Life with Peaches — Still Life with Peaches
   — Work of Art from Flawed Photo — Work of Art from Flawed Photo
   — Antique Collage: Comics Effect — Antique Collage: Comics Effect
   — Baroque Architecture: Linocut — Baroque Architecture: Linocut
   — Ballet Art - Trying ArtWork Styles — Ballet Art - Trying ArtWork Styles
   — Human Flower (Gouache and Inking) — Human Flower (Gouache and Inking)
   — Oil Painting with a Hand-Drawn Effect — Oil Painting with a Hand-Drawn Effect
   — A Little Secret - Two ArtWork Styles — A Little Secret - Two ArtWork Styles
   — Mythical Horse: Watercolor Picture — Mythical Horse: Watercolor Picture
   — Forest Nymph — Forest Nymph
   — Ballet Dancers: Oil Painting — Ballet Dancers: Oil Painting
   — Portrait of a Lady: Modern Art — Portrait of a Lady: Modern Art
   — Sunset on Lake Garda in Pastel — Sunset on Lake Garda in Pastel
   — Creating  a Semi-Processed Image Effect — Creating a Semi-Processed Image Effect
   — A Holiday In Normandy — A Holiday In Normandy
   — Orange Door: a Comic-Like Painting — Orange Door: a Comic-Like Painting
   — Interior Design: Painting from Rendering — Interior Design: Painting from Rendering
   — Painting & Photography — Painting & Photography
   — Scrapbooking Ideas — Scrapbooking Ideas
   — Painting in Autumn Colors — Painting in Autumn Colors


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