Introduction to the Vectorizer

The Studio Artist Vectorizer takes a raster image and converts it into a flat color vector representation. The vectorization process can either try to mimic the source as closely as possible or can be configured to create a wide range of different stylistic effects.       The vectorizer output can be inserted as a rendered…

Supersizer and Resizing the Canvas

Supersizer is Synthetik Software’s custom image interpolation algorithm that offers improved performance over more traditional approaches to image interpolation and resizing. Supersizer is great for taking small photos and blowing them up to large canvas sizes. It tends to give better results with less interpolation artifacts than more traditional approaches like bicubic interpolation.   Supersizing…

Adjusting the Brush Size

The most common question asked about the paint synthesizer is the following. ‘How do i change the brush size?’ The Quick Answer The quick answer is that you can use the b hotkey to interactively adjust the source brush size on the fly as you are working. To do this, you hold down the b…

Processing a Movie with a PASeq

Processing a Movie File with a Paint Action Sequence is fairly straightforward. First you either need to record a custom PASeq to be used for processing or import an existing PASeq preset. Then you can just run a single menu command to start the processing. The PASeq will then be used to process the movie…

Preset Browsing and Organization

Studio Artist provides several different ways to help you organize and manage your extensive preset collection.  These include the Preset Browser, the Favorites Preset Toolbar, support for active command links in the Help Browser that can load individual presets from html help pages, and drag and drop support for individual preset files from the finder.…