Versatile Collection of Painting Techniques in AKVIS ArtWork 8.1


May 27, 2014 — AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS ArtWork to version 8.1. The software lets a user apply different painting and drawing techniques to digital photos. In the new version the list of supported RAW files has been extended, a lot of bugs have been fixed.


AKVIS ArtWork is the perfect virtual artist. It is a collection of the most popular painting and drawing techniques. The program makes it easy to create a piece of art from any photo! It combines advanced technologies with an artistic approach, making pictures look as if they were real masterpieces.

The software introduces these painting styles: Oil, Watercolor, Gouache, Comics, Pen & Ink, Linocut, Pastel. Ready to use fully adjustable presets help to quickly create paintings and drawings.

No brushes or paints are required. Just get ArtWork and unleash your creativity!

The transformation of a photo into a painting happens before your very eyes, so you can follow the birth of a work of art in real time. Create an oil portrait, a landscape watercolor painting, a funny poster or an impressive linocut print! You can even make comics and cartoons from videos.

The software is available as a standalone program and as a Photoshop compatible plugin.

In Version 8.1:

Download AKVIS ArtWork 8.1 for Windows and Macintosh.

AKVIS offers a free upgrade to the new version to all registered customers of the software.

Those who have not yet purchased the program can try it for the trial period without registration.
For a free trial, AKVIS offers 10 days of fully functional use.

The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win 7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.9.

AKVIS ArtWork, Home license, sells for $72.00, downloadable from The functionality of the program depends on the license type. Consult the official website for more details about license types and versions of the software.


AKVIS ( specializes in development of image processing software. In May 2014 AKVIS celebrates its 10-year anniversary! Since the company's launch in 2004, it has released a number of successful products: standalone applications and Photoshop plugins for Windows and Mac.




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