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Windows 7: Using an image editor

22 Feb 2014   #1
Frank1

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Using an image editor

Because of a hobby of mine which is woodburning (pyrography), it would be helpful for me if I could convert a picture to a line drawing. I believe that it can be accomplished with an image editor, but I have no idea how. I installed the image editor Irfanview. Does anyone know if it can be done with Irfanview and if so, is there a simple way to do it?
Thanks, Frank
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24 Feb 2014   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello Frank. Irfanview, while a great program, does not have that feature. Have a look at these free programs and see if one suit your needs

FotoSketcher | Turn photos into art for free

Photo to Sketch--Thinker Software--a tool to convert a photograph to excellent sketch

There are also many free online converters. Google for somehing like photo to sketch free online

A Guy
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24 Feb 2014   #3
Frank1

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Thanks, Bill--I'll check these out.
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24 Feb 2014   #4
Stephanie

Linux Zorin OS x64, Win 7 Pro x64, Chalet OS x64, Linux Light x86
 
 

Hi Frank1

You can try this for free on line > LICA | Convert Photos to Line Art Drawings | Online Web Service
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