Working with Presets

AKVIS Sketch includes ready to use presets. When moving a cursor over an AKVIS preset in the drop-down list, the sample appears in the small window on the left side of the list. You can modify the settings of the preset to achieve the desired result.

The program lets you create your own presets by saving your favorite combinations of the parameters. Enter a name for your preset into the field and press the Save button. The next time you start the program the last settings will be used by default.

To return to the initial settings of the selected preset, click on Reset.

To delete a preset, choose it from the drop-down list and press Delete. The AKVIS built-in presets cannot be removed.

To convert a photo into a drawing using a preset, choose it from the list and press .


Next to the preset name field there is a heart icon /. Click on it to add the selected preset to Favorites or to remove it from this group of presets.


Presets Gallery

Click on the Presets button in the top panel to switch to the visual display mode of presets with the real-time approximate preview.

Presets Gallery
Presets Gallery

You will see a list of presets sorted alphabetically (AKVIS presets) or by creation date (user presets). When an image is loaded into the program, preset thumbnails are generated.

Click on a thumbnail to select the preset. Double-click on the thumbnail starts processing the entire image.

Double-click on the name of the user preset to rename it. The AKVIS built-in presets cannot be renamed.

Use these buttons to change the display of presets:

Presets thumbnails can be arranged in two ways:

The preset control buttons are duplicated by the context menu commands:


You can save your presets to a .sketch file with . To load presets from the file use .

Read more how to import and export user presets.

Note: You should import and export presets for each style separately.


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