Prisma - Comic Art From Photographs

Prisma the new post-processing application on the iPhone uses a combination of neural networks and artificial intelligence to create realistic brush strokes turning your photographs into amazingly life-like paintings or sketches. We’ve been messing around with it here in the office and we managed to come up with a very convincing comic book page in about 20 minutes using the Heisenberg filter.

Download Prisma for iPhone here

Comic

Simple and easy to use

Using ordinary photographs shot in our office kitchen with an iPhone 6 we were able to achieve some amazing results. The app takes a few seconds to process each image and the final output is limited to 1080 x 1080 square.

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Lots of filters

Although the  Heisenberg filter is definitely one of the best for storyboarding / comic book art there are about 35 other filters ranging from electric effects to vibrant Matisse style paintings. Here are a few examples.

Prisma

Photos and comic layout Andy Turner 


MASS EFFECT™: ANDROMEDA

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Dan’s website


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Designworks Website

 

 


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Kickstarter page

Form Labs page

Source :: ScanSomething

 

 


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http://www.specialeffect.org.uk/

Follow specialeffect on facebook


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This year, organisers have introduced a brand new ‘Young Professionals’ category, for young pros with up to three year’s experience working in the creative and entertainment industries. The usual ‘Amateurs’ category is open to students, graduates and hobbyists not currently working in the industry.

User Choice Awards have also been introduced this year, giving artists the chance to vote for their favourite entries online.

The competition closes on 12 November. Voting for the User Choice Awards will begin on November 14.

Visit the Escape Studios website for details on how to enter CG Whiz 2011


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Link


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Link to article

http://www.wacom.eu/index2.asp?pid=294&spid=4