Turning a Picture into a Comic???

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  1. michael-appleru macrumors regular

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    I would be pleased if someone could tell me of a free (or program only limited by days) program that can turn pictures into a comic-like sketch (I want to make a comic book with pictures I have taken, and I want it to look comic-y)

    Also I love the pop-art effect in photobooth anyway to add that to pre exsiting photos, and/or movies???:D :D :D

    I am only looking for programs that are free or only limited by days(15-day trial)

    Thanks:cool:
     
  2. n-abounds macrumors 6502a

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    Do you have/are you using "Comic Life"? It might have come with your computer.

    Anyways you could open iMovie->Editing->Video FX and play with those settings. It would also allow you to export a frame for use in your comic. Please, no Lavagirl or whatever was going around here earlier.
     
  3. michael-appleru thread starter macrumors regular

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    I do have comic life

    the iMoive thing is bad

    I just want a simply application that changes a picture into something comicy
     
  4. mduser63 macrumors 68040

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    I don't get it. That's exactly what Comic Life is for. I don't think I've ever seen an application that's better than Comic Life for what you want to do.
     
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  6. toddburch macrumors 6502a

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    Looks like a simple posterize effect in your favorite photo editor. Some video cameras can do the same thing.
     
  7. kiwi-in-uk macrumors 6502a

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    That is exactly what Comic Life does.
    If you are still not happy with Comic Life, try Image Tricks, Seashore, Gimp
     
  8. michael-appleru thread starter macrumors regular

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    Sorry

    i didnt see the style thing

    well i like the acrylic comic and colored pencils effect

    so now a new question

    How do I add effects like that to movies (using iMovie)
     
  9. MacDann macrumors 6502a

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    I would suggest checking out the iMovie plugins at http://www.geethree.com/ for what you're looking for.

    I use FinalCut Pro for video editing in my work, but with iMovie and some of the plugins from GeeThree I could accomplish some of the same results for a lot less money.

    MD
     
  10. michael-appleru thread starter macrumors regular

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    Umm I was looking for like FREE stuff (im a very cheap person)
     
  11. kiwi-in-uk macrumors 6502a

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    It depends which version of iMovie you have. The latest version has many effects under edit>video FX ... and look under quartz composer). You might need to combine several of those effects to get what you want.
     
  12. Roy Hobbs macrumors 68000

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    Comic Life does not give you photos a comic effect, it is simply a tool to layout your pictures in a comic book style page.
     
  13. mduser63 macrumors 68040

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    For the third time, Comic Life does what he's looking for, including the ability to apply a variety of effects to images, including several that make photos look like comics. Of course, movies are another matter.
     
  14. michael-appleru thread starter macrumors regular

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    you are wrong it does give your photo effects
     

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