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Oversketcher is a Firefox based painting application which lets you sketch over painted artwork with procedural brushes

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Pape's OverSketcher

Sketch over artwork and start where the artist stopped

Here is some artwork made with OverSketcher

this image is not copyright free - please contact me if you want to use it
this image is not copyright free - please contact me if you want to use it

Over-sketched samples of Jan Vermeer’s ‘girl with the pearl earring’
Over-sketched samples of Jan Vermeer’s ‘girl with the pearl earring’

This small paint program lets you sketch over any existing painting(*) and perform magics as the brush follows your cursor but somehow does on its own. Its a tool to experiment with the unexpected, designed for beginners and professionals.

Look at the artwork I have posted In the gallery or go to the user’s blog

You can download OverSketcher from here

(*) please be aware of copyright issues when using pictures.

Main features:

  • great results within minutes
  • import jpg or png image to background
  • paint on single front layer with procedural brushes in full color
  • one-key recall resets painting to a previously memorized state
  • simple User Interface with shortkeys gives main focus to the ‘act of drawing’
  • save your work with the background or as transparent png
  • more

System requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8 - Firefox 10.0.2 or higher(*)

(*) Note that Firefox must only be installed on your system, You can still use IE, Chrome, or Safari as your standard browser to surf the Internet

Screenshots

Full version (click on the pictures to zoom in)

overall brush properties    image    image


Trial version with tutorial and watermark

trial version