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Snap Art

Unleash Your Inner Artist

Expand your palette of creative tools with Snap Art.

Transforming your photographs into beautiful works of art has never been easier than with Snap Art 4. By analyzing the visual elements and techniques of artists through the centuries, we have designed Snap Art to produce images that look they were made by a human, not a computer.

Snap Art 4 lets you experiment with multiple artistic styles via a simple, sleek user interface. The refreshed design and layout reduces distractions and provides fast visual browsing of a wide array of presets so you can achieve perfect results quicker than ever. Snap Art works everywhere you do, now with Aperture support and as a standalone application that provides easy batch processing.

Alien Skin’s Snap Art has taken the work out of creative digital paintings.


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Artistic Expression Made Simple

With Snap Art, no hand-eye coordination or technical training is required. You make the creative choices to turn your artistic vision into reality and leave the brushwork to Snap Art.

Select a style from one of Snap Art’s many presets such as oil painting, pencil sketch, crayon and watercolor, and Snap Art will take care of everything for you. You can then use Snap Art’s detail mask to hone and refine the individual nuances of specific areas of interest on your canvas. The end product is a finished piece of art worthy of printing on canvas and hanging in a gallery.

To explore the creative possibilities available to you in Snap Art, try it for free now!

Find Your Own Style

Snap Art comes loaded with a wide variety of presets, but they are just starting points for your own unique style. If you discover a preset that sparks an idea, it’s easy to mold it to fit your needs. Save your new look as a preset with a name, category, and even include notes. Later, you can apply it to a photo (or batches of photos) with a single click.

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Snap Art 4 Presets

The Right Looks in a Flash

Choosing your look is the focus of Snap Art, so the preset browser now uses thumbnails for a more visual experience. You can quickly filter by categories like Impasto, Crayon or Watercolor. Find specific styles with fast searching by name or description. In Snap Art you can tag your favorites so you can get back to them later. Your most recently applied effects are automatically remembered too.

Snap Art 4 User Interface

Snap To It

Snap Art’s updated user interface lets you work with fewer distractions. The darker theme helps you focus on your image and matches other tools in a professional workflow. The new Lightroom-style collapsible panels allow you to see only the controls you care about. Tools that get out of the way provide more space for your image. Snap Art now provides support for Apple Retina Displays and other HiDPI screens so your image previews look even better!

Snap Art 4 Renders your Images Quicker

Quick On The Draw

Snap Art 4 renders your images quicker than ever so you can get the desired look in the minimum amount of time. The entire user experience has been streamlined so you can get back to taking photos rather than sitting in front of a computer screen.

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Workflow Versatility

Whatever your workflow, Snap Art 4 will blend right in. It integrates seamlessly with Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom and now Aperture. Snap Art now works as a standalone application too. This helps you quickly batch process multiple images and supports workflows that don’t use plug-ins.

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Snap Art Workflow with Denise Ippolito

October 9th, 2014|

Photography as Art on Home & Family

September 23rd, 2014|

The Hallmark Home & Family channel recently aired a really cool demo of Snap Art. The Show's Co-Host, Mark Steines, is really into photography and, as you can see, he absolutely loves Snap Art 4.In the lead-up to the segment, Mark solicited images from the show's Facebook followers and created "art" from a few of their images. Mark also did a really good job of walking through Snap Art's simple workflow.Check out the complete segment here:

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July 16th, 2014|

Photography Art with Bobbie Goodrich

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