SCANNERDARKLY001 applies a dark and partially muted scanner darkly effect on the currently selected layer in Photoshop.  This Action attempts to mimic the cartoon style found in the movie Scanner Darkly from which the Action was inspired.  The Stipplr Action blends all the fine details out of the source image through the application of filter and layer effects.  The results are then further smoothed and a series of vector shape contour lines are added to enhance the overall scanner darkly effect. This scanner darkly imitation is not meant as a one-stop solution, to complete the effect it must be combined with solid linework which can be found by running Actions from the Stipplr INKER or STROKE series.  Once a preference linework style is selected it can be composited above the scanner darkly results — the solid black linework will complete the effect by making the result appear much sharper and act as a separation between the shapes of color.  Additional help and resources can be found by browsing through the tutorial section on this site.

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Format: Adobe Shape CC and CS Smart Objects
Type: PSD, Stipplr, Actions
Description: Vector & Raster Trace Action pre-sets
Attribution: Photos
Output: Vector or Raster Adobe Smart Object
Filesize: 4.06 kB


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