Creating a colorful background
The instruction below will show you how to turn an abstract image into a colorful background. You can use this technique to create a background for a greeting card or a home-made CD cover.
We have chosen a black and white abstract image, but you can also use a color photo.
Step 1. Open the original image in your photo editor and call the AKVIS Coloriage plugin.
Step 2. Use the Pencil tool to draw color strokes. It can be straight lines, points, ticks, circles, etc. Let your imagination run wild.
Step 3. Start the colorization process by pressing the button .
Step 4. Apply the colorization result to the photo by pressing the button .
Below you can see other versions of the image colorized: on the left are the strokes, on the right is the result.
Below is one more abstract image that we have colorized using AKVIS Coloriage: on the left is the original image with the strokes, on the right is the result.