Maybe you've seen photos that have been edited to look "old" or like they were painted by an Impressionist, and thought, "I'd like to do that!" Major image editing tools like Photoshop apply filters to images to create such effects, but suppose you don't have a major image editing tool like Photoshop? And even if you do, do you have the time to learn how to create these effects? Maybe you should try FotoSketcher, a simple tool for applying all kinds of visual and drawing effects to your digital images. With a huge … Read more
We recently reviewed the regular version of FotoSketcher, and we gave it high marks for its intuitive interface and fun features. FotoSketcher Portable is a virtually identical program in a slightly smaller package. Either one is an excellent choice for those who enjoy adding special effects to their images.
We compared FotoSketcher and FotoSketcher Portable and didn't find much in the way of differences, aside from the fact that the portable version is about 1MB smaller than the regular one and runs without installation. The header across the top of the interface labels the full version as Version 2.… Read more
Some photo-editing programs are utilitarian, concerned only with the basics of correcting images and making them look their best. Other programs, like FotoSketcher, are a bit more fun. This easy-to-use program allows you to add all kinds of artistic effects to your images, turning your photos into drawings, paintings, and more.
The program's interface is sleek and quite intuitive, with the key features represented by icons across the top. The original image and the edited version are displayed side-by-side, allowing you to easily compare your new work of art to your source material. There are a wide variety of … Read more
FotoSketcher provides users with a simple tool for re-imagining their photos as handmade drawings. While the program provides easy controls and a lot of flexibility, nobody will mistake the results for actual art.
This program is very simple, especially if users have prior experience with drawing and photo-touching software like Paintbrush or Photoshop. The controls mimic those programs with their simplicity and logical progressions. Users having any difficulties will find an informative Help file that walks people through the process. Converting our pictures was easy. Once we selected a photo to work with from our own hard drive, we were … Read more