What is Picture to People ?

"Picture to People" (P2P) is a huge Computer Graphics project. It was started to create new softwares able to make 2D drawing, 3D rendering, vexel drawing, text effects, photo effects, image filtering and other complex Computer Graphics operations. It has been made from scratch, including its low level Computer Graphics libraries like Maccala. Nowadays, most final features produced for this project are released as free online tools available from its official website. This blog talks about Computer Graphics, mainly concerning Picture to People development.

"Only who makes has true knowledge. Knowledge is control. True power depends on total control. Only who makes from scratch has the real power."

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Create Lego photo effects online

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Use the new P2P online photo effect generator to turn your photos into cool Lego pieces.

This free Lego photo editor has nice configuration option, so you can use your favorite portraits and landscapes to produce several styles of Lego toys.

Below you see a Lego style generated from a photo by using the Lego Toy Photo Effect Generator.



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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Burn photo effect generator online

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Now Picture to People site offers a nice graphic app to create a fire frame on your photos.

In fact, this fire photo effect generator will burn the borders of your images with a hot flaming fire. I intended to develop this fire photo filter since a long time ago, but just now I had time for it.

This cool online fire effect software has nice configuration options, including 3 fire styles to design impressive burning photos, so for sure you will easily create an outstanding flaming photo effect style as you would like.

Create beautiful creative fire photo manipulations like the one shown below by using our Burning Fire Photo Effect Maker.



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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Create smoke effects from photos

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Today I have released a new P2P software. It can turn your pictures into smoke while keeping the most important graphic information from original image.

In fact, this smoke effect software was hard to develop and is very sensible to the input image features. In other words, the final effect generated depends strongly on the graphic features of the photo, like, for example, luminance frequency and distribution.

Anyway, I tried to create a smoke application with simple parameters, but that can help you to get a nice smoke effect for most kinds of photos. If you change the configuration items wisely, probably you will be able to get a very nice smoke drawing from your favorite pictures.

Below I show you a photo and a smoke effect created from it by using our Smoke Photo Effect Generator.


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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Design 3D fancy text logos online

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Now Picture to People site has a collection of free online logo generators focused on creating cool fancy logos online. As usual, these new logo makers are easy, fast and free.

This text fancy makers are from new P2P generation of logo makers, so you have a nice control of light rendering, giving you fresh new possibilities to create impressive logos for any mood or graphic style, with any background color.

Below I show you a nice fancy text logo created online by using this new set of text logo generators. Create your own at the Fancy Text Logo Generators page. There are many fancy logo styles, so for sure you will be able to design a great colorful fancy logo that is perfect to your page, banner, title, header, image composition, graphic design or whatever you want.



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Sunday, January 4, 2015

How to create realistic fur text effect online

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I have published a collection of realistic fur text generators at Picture to People site. Now producing the best fur texts is easy as never before: give some clicks and you are done.

You have many fur text creators to choose and all can design realistic fur logos, let you control the fur size and offer an optional transparent background.

Below you can see a realistic fur text logo generated by using the Realistic Fur Text Effect Logo Generators at P2P site (click the fur text image to see in real size).


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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Create dragon logo text effect online

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Now you can use Picture to People to create amazing dragon text effects.

These new logo generators can design realistic results. To mimic a "dragon style" I developed text effect makers that create logos made scaring scales and fire.

This special text effect app is nicely customizable. Depending on the style you choose, you can think the scales are burning or are surrounded by fire.

Below I show you a dragon text logo effect created online by using our Dragon Text Effect Logo Generators.



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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Improved online 3D graffiti text maker

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I have found a minor bug in our popular Free Online Graffiti Generator. Since then, I have worked a lot to remove that problem (many users don't ever noticed it, it was really small, but Picture to People has a policy of zero known bugs).

After that, I took advantage of remembering every single detail of the creation and development of this free graffiti app, so I have made some nice improvements. Our very customizable online graffiti maker now is has even more options and creates even more beautiful graffiti styles.

Just to remind you, if you want, you can graffiti your 3D text realistically in a wall, as you can see in the the second graffiti text sample below. You could also like to know we have other free graffiti creator app focused on graffiti text messages on wall.




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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Researches about hair and fur drawing

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Picture to People libraries are getting more and more advanced and complicated. Since some time ago, I'm researching about new realistic techniques to render some nature structures like fur and hair.

I'm developing my own exclusive algorithms and I have already got some advances. I could already create some code able to generate interesting fur and hair patterns.

Below you can see a letter "a" rendered by using the model I already researched to produce fur. There still are a long way to a production level software to create 3D fur text effects, but the effort has been worthy so far.
My algorithms don't cheat like some desktop graphic softwares that use brushes to create this kind of effect. The piece above was drawn using thousands of vector based hair structures created from scratch in rendering pipeline.

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Create grunge photo effects online for free

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Since some time ago, Picture to People site has an online photo editor focused on creating stylized grunge image effects.

This photo grunge app offers nice configuration items and several grunge styles, so for sure you will find a cool grunge effect to use in your photo manipulations, graphic design or image compositions.

Despite this photo effect editor can seem simple to some people, it's not. It's an elaborated image editor that makes a lot of calculations to preserve the important information from the original picture while creating amazing grunge looks.

Below you see a grunge photo transformation created by this Grunge Photo Effect Generator.



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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Realistic frozen icy text effects online

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Now you can create 3D realistic ice text effects as never before, thanks to the new fresh ice text maker app I released in Picture to People project.

These ice text generators can be really very impressive. They can create top ice effects even when drawn over a white background (usually ice texts are created on black or very dark backgrounds). Anyway, you can get your frozen logo with an anti-aliased transparent background (produced as semi-transparent PNG image file) to use with any background image you want.

There are several frozen ice styles in this new ice text generator application: wintry, icy, frosty, blizzard and glacial. For sure you will be able to create a professional level 3D ice logo to your graphic design.

Below you see a cool ice text logo created by using our 3D Realistic Ice Text Effect Logo Maker


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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

New glitter text maker online

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Since many time ago users ask for it, so now P2P offers the best glitter text logo generators. Use this new glitter software at the Glitter Text Effect Generators page.

This new glitter text makers have many cool features like:
- a lot of glitter styles to choose;
- configurable text effect illumination;
- more than 450 impressive font faces to choose;
- high quality rendering;
- 3D text appearance;
- transparent background if desired (as semi-transparent PNG files);
- customizable high quality metallic border;
- realistic text effect results.

This fresh online glitter effect app can also be used to create very beautiful Merry Christmas and Happy New Year text effect logos.

Below you see an example of a silver glitter text logo with a golden metallic border effect.



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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Text effect tutorials (33)

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Let's have a look at the text logo tutorials I published previous month at the Text Logo Tutorials blog. Subscribe to see new posts quickly.

- a volcanic text effect online;
- a simple beautiful Christmas text effect.

These tuts help you to design these nice text logo effects (see bigger images at the proper posts):




Generate cool text logo effects by using the Online Text Generators for free.

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Realistic 3D Christmas text generator online

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I have published a set of Christmas text generators that can design top Christmas effects. They are at the Christmas Text Logo Generators app page.

This online graphic software has interesting features like for example:
- more than 450 font faces to use;
- anti-aliased rendering;
- realistic 3D results;
- control of inner light color;
- control of outer light color;
- optional transparent background (as semi-transparent PNG image files).

In this December, create your own realistic 3D Christmas logo designs like this one show below (click the text effect image to see it in real size).



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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Create page curl image effect online for free

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Since a little time ago, Picture to People site offers a very handy photo editor that was requested by a huge number of users.

Now you can create convincing cool folding corners in your images by using our Curl Page Photo Effect Generator. You can even get a transparent uncovered corner if desired (you receive a semi-transparent PNG image file).

This new online photo effect maker is very configurable and can create several styles of page curl in your favorite photos. By the way, I leave here a nice tip: applying the effect twice with the proper configuration, you can get a double page curl in your portraits or landscapes (tow curled borders).

Below you see a photo that received two page curls from P2P Online Image Page Curl Maker:



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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Developing new graffiti text effect makers

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It has been some time I started researching and developing test software to create new way to produce killer graffiti text effects.

In fact, I'm trying to create a whole set of graphic functions to make easy to generate a new class of graffiti effects. A good part of these new functionalities already became a new part of Maccala, my full-featured vector based drawing library.

I was already able to make some nice advances, but I'm not satisfied yet. We already have the best online graffiti creator and I'm trying to create a complementary software with a similar strength and customization level. In fact, Picture to People site already has a set of online graffiti creator apps.

I'm also searching for ways to make this new graffiti generator somehow easier than the already released one. Below you see a graffiti effect generated with by using the new graffiti softwares I already coded.


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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Realistic folded effect text generators

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Picture to People project has new folded text generators that can create realistic effects.

Some nice features of these folding text creators:
- folding shadows (for even more realistic results);
- textured text effects;
- transparent backgrounds (if configured);
- anti-aliased rendering;
- color configuration;
- optional randomized folding (for exclusive results);
- realistic folded effects.

There is Realistic Folded Paper Text Generator and a Realistic Fabric Paper Text Generator. Below you see a folded paper effect designed with our new online application.



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Sunday, November 23, 2014

New text generator online

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I gathered the most used text makers from our traditional Online Text Effects software and created a tool much easier to use, because you have all effects to choose in a handy dashboard.

This new software has one more letter size and optional shadow removal (some users asked for this feature). Moreover, all that text generators were improved to accept optional transparent backgrounds as semi-transparent PNG images.

Below there is an example of the kind of text effect you can create by using the Online Easy Text Generator (click the image to see it in real size).



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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Folded logo generator online

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Now we have a nice logo creator that can produce high quality folded texts.

This new online logo designer can create text logos with transparent background (semi-transparent PNG images). It's also able to generate totally exclusive folded texts by randomizing the fold effect.

Below I show a beautiful folded text effect created by using the Folded Text Effect Logo Generator from P2P site.


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Friday, November 14, 2014

Text effect tutorials (32)

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Here we come with the text logo effect tutorials published last month in the Text Effect Tutorials blog. Subscribe to know about new posts.

- a denim text logo effect;
- a desert sand text logo effect;
- a new Halloween text logo effect.

So you will be able to create these awesome text logo effects (see images in real size at the original posts):





Create professional text logo effects by using the Top Text Logo Generators at Picture to People site.

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

3D HDR effect photo editor

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Now Picture to People site has a photo editor that can create amazing HDR effects. HDR is "High Dynamic Range" and means a group of processing techniques used to improve luminosity and details of regular photographs.

I have researched and created an exclusive Math technique to produce HDR photo effects with an awesome 3D extra look. You will not find this exclusive HDR photo generator in any other software.

Below you see a regular photo and the HDR photo generated from it by using our HDR Photo Effect Generator (click the image to see in real size).



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