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toon shading with gimp

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Hello to everyone. I''m not really an artist but I want to create a cartoony image of a finger for my project. What I''m imagining is a photo of my finger (already taken) and have a toon shader effect. Is there anyway I can do this with gimp or any other free product? Thanks in advance.

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Not sure what you mean when you say cartoony.
Have you tried using the oilify filter (under "Artistic")?

Or ...
- Try converting to an indexed palette without dithering.
The number of colors depends on the image (probably between 5 and 16).
See what looks good.

- Convert back to RGB.

- Play with other options for the colors.
Like saturation/brightness/contrast for example.

[edited by - Clueless on May 19, 2004 7:40:09 PM]

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Yeah right ...
try to import a photo of your finger in Maya or 3ds max as a 3D object.

If nothing works the way it should ... maybe you need a break!?
Get cracking and double-check the switch statements!!

[edited by - Clueless on May 20, 2004 4:58:12 AM]

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