Comics Technique

The Comics effect lets you replicate works of famous comics artists with just a few clicks. This effect reduces the tones of the photo to create an image similar to a poster or a cartoon. A similar effect is achieved from rotoscoping - a time-lapse filming method (this method was used to create the famous animated film "A Scanner Darkly").

A posterized image has a limited number of tones (colors). Due to the lack of halftones it looks similar to a poster. This technique is widely used in art photography to achieve such an effect.

Original Image Posterized Image
Posterized Image


In the Painting tab you can adjust the parameters to convert a photo into an image in a style similar to comics art.

The parameters of this effect are grouped in two sections: Image and Outlines.





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