It was a dark, very rainy, and dreary day this past Sunday. Like when you were a kid, the day seemed to go on forever. So I started tinkering around on the PC. Since I didn't have any new photos to post, I thought I would play with what I had already. I don't have Photoshop on my PC so I browsed around on the web to see what was out there. I came across a software called AKVIS that offered a ten day free trial. It was easy to work with and I had alot of fun. I think I only touched the tip of the iceburg when it comes to what they offer, but here are some examples:
Like yesterday's WW, here's a version of their watercolor technique.
This is their pencil sketch:
And finally a colored pencil:
Below is my photo so you can see where it all started:
I am not sure I would want to use these effects often enough to purchase the product, but it sure was a fun way to burn some time. If you want to play too, check out their free trial offer.