Sailing Ship: Watercolor Painting

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Tutorial: AKVIS Watercolor

Sailing Ship: Watercolor Painting


AKVIS Watercolor turns photos into vibrant aquarelle paintings.

Seascapes or marine paintings are filled with the light and color, typically depicting stormy scenes and epic shipwrecks. Read the tutorial to learn how to create your own watercolor seascape!

    Original Image Result
    Original Image Result

  • Step 1. Launch the AKVIS Watercolor software. Open an image.

    Original Image
    Original Image
  • Step 2. Using the Quick Preview window adjust the effect parameters (or apply the default settings). If the image looks dark, increase the Lightening parameter value in order not to lose the exceptional luminosity of watercolor paints. Start the image processing by clicking on .

    Program Window of AKVIS Watercolor
    Program Window of AKVIS Watercolor
  • Step 3. You can change the direction of strokes using the Stroke Direction tool . Note that this feature is only available in Home Deluxe and Business licenses. Select the tool and draw several horizontal guiding lines in the sky.

    Guiding Lines
    Guiding Lines
  • Step 4. To achieve a more lifelike effect, add a paper texture and a vignette simulating unpainted edges. The effects are available in the Decoration tab.

    Adding Canvas and Frame
    Adding Canvas and Frame
  • Step 5. Save the result.

    Watercolor Painting
    Watercolor Painting
How It Works How It Works
   — Workspace — Workspace
   — Using the Program — Using the Program
   — Toolbar — Toolbar
   — Effect Parameters — Effect Parameters
   — Abstract Art — Abstract Art
   — Canvas — Canvas
   — Frames — Frames
   — Text — Text
   — Presets — Presets
   — Preferences — Preferences
   — Batch Processing — Batch Processing
Examples Examples
   — Sailing Ship — Sailing Ship
   — Watercolor Gallery — Watercolor Gallery


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