Name: Akvis OilPaint Version: 4.0.436.11981 Includes: Pre-K'ed OS version: 10.4+ Universal Binary http://akvis.com/en/oilpaint/index.php AKVIS OilPaint is photo to painting software that creates oil paintings from photographs. The characteristic feature of the program is a unique algorithm of the artistic application of brush strokes that authentically reproduces the technique of the real brush. Oil Portrait from Photo Creating a painting in oil colours is long and complicated process. Usually it may take months. With this cutting-edge software you can become a painter and turn your photos into paintings in just a few minutes! Oil painting is one of the most popular techniques. The history of this method goes back many centuries. Traditionally, artists apply oil paints to a linen or cotton canvas. The advantages of oil painting are bright luminous colours which blend well, expressiveness of the brush strokes that gives the picture a special rough texture, brilliance and naturalness of the picturesque image! Oil painting technique is widely used for creating artworks in different artistic styles - Impressionism, Abstract art, Photorealism, and others; in the genres of still life, landscape, portraiture, history painting, or scenes from everyday life.