AKVIS Sketch 17: Pencil Sketches from Photos! Now with Cross-hatching!


May 6, 2015 — AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Sketch V.17 for Windows and Mac OS X. The software turns photos into pencil drawings. Version 17 provides many improvements and new features. The new Cross-hatching option is now available in the Artistic style.


AKVIS is pleased to announce the update of their AKVIS Sketch, the leading photo to sketch conversion software, to Version 17!

The program lets you create black and white and color drawings from your photos, intelligently and creatively reproducing the technique of graphite and color pencil. Adjusting the settings, it's also possible to add the watercolor, pastel, and charcoal effects to your drawing.

The software really competes with hand drawn art! Now you do not need to handle a pencil to feel like an artist. All you need to create your original work of art is good taste and AKVIS Sketch.

The program has already won the recognition of professionals and delighted home users with its neat results. However, there is no end to perfection, and the new version is now available with significant improvements and new features!


In Version 17:

Download AKVIS Sketch 17! For a free trial, AKVIS offers 10 days of fully functional use.

Existing AKVIS Sketch users may find the information about available updates in the Customer Room.

The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.6-10.10. The product is available as a standalone program and as plugin for Photoshop and other image editors.

AKVIS Sketch Home license sells for $72, Deluxe license for $ 89, Business license for $ 154. One license key allows activating and using the software on two computers. Consult akvis.com for additional information.


AKVIS (akvis.com) specializes in development of image processing software and scientific research. The company was founded in 2004 by IT professionals having considerable experience in programming and software development. Since then the company has released a number of successful programs.



About the Program: akvis.com/en/sketch/index.php

What's New: akvis.com/en/sketch/whats-new.php

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Download: akvis.com/en/sketch/download-pencil-drawing.php

Tutorial: akvis.com/en/sketch-tutorial/index.php

Graphics: akvis.com/en/company/graphics.php


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