Stack Filtering Portrait Images

The image above is an example of stack filtering a series of painted portrait images. The individual painted portraits were generated in Studio Artist by artist Michael Wright, and are documented in his ongoing personal portrait virus blog. The Studio Artist generated image shown above is an example of stack filtering 197 individual painted portraits…

Paint Regionization Fill Strategies

This tutorial continues our recent series delving into the secrets of fine tuning auto-regionizing paint effects using the Studio Artist 4 paint synthesizer. In this post we’ll be examining different fill strategies for auto-painting in individual regions. The example above was created by using 3 different auto-regionization action steps incorporated into a paint action sequence…

A Study in Creative Exploration

Studio Artist is an incredibly rich sand box for artistic creative exploration and discover. Creativity is an active process of discovery of new ideas. Typically by generating many trial ideas, and then discarding useless or unproductive ones. I thought it might be illuminating to break down a particular instance of some personal creative exploration that…