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Cartoons and Pop Art

Convert your photos into cartoons of staggering quality!

Convert your photos into cartoons of staggering quality!


The ”Cartoons & Pop Art” Photoshop actions will turn your photos into beautiful cartoons! The remarkable conversion quality is a result of a clever combination of many Photoshop filters & other advanced techniques.

You don't stop there:
• You can add 16 different 'speech balloons' and 2 dot patterns.
• You can perform various color adjustments.
• You can create 2 different Warhol-inspired pop-art collages and 8 pop-art backgrounds.

To begin, simply load a photo and run the 'Cartoonizer' action. Having created the cartoon, you can spice it up, using the other actions: you can add two types of halftone patterns, you can make selective color adjustments to enhance your cartoons, you can add a dramatic contrast effect, create grayscale versions, and more.

The actions work also on photos with transparency, without flattening them:
• you can then add any the available pop-art backgrounds.
• another feature you'll love is the creation of pop-art collages that you can print and frame: cartoonize a photo with transparent background, and then use the pop-art collage actions to create Warhol-kind of collages, displaying 4 and 9 versions of your picture.

The actions create 16 different speech balloons. Designed in Illustrator, these balloons offer the power of scalable vector graphics. In addition, the actions combine two layers of halftone pattern to simulate the cartoon dots.

Documentation and Support:
• To download the PDF User Guide, click the 'Notes & Docs' tab on this page.
• You may contact us at info@panosfx.com if you need any help installing/using the files, or if you have any questions.

Trial request:
If you want to try before you buy, you may send up to 3 JPG photos at the email address: info@panosfx.com. The size of each photo should be up to 5 Megabytes. We will process your photos and we'll email you back a few examples.



We made some improvements for images with transparency


Where is the product zip file located:
Navigate to your ”Downloads” folder. You should find the ”PanosFX-CARTOONS.zip” file there. You may have to restart your computer, for the download to complete.
Note: If you still can't find the product zip file, please contact us at info@panosfx.com and we will email you the files.

Unzip the file. This will create a folder called ”PanosFX-CARTOONS” that contains the ”PFx CARTOONS.atn” file.

Loading the actions in Photoshop:
Method 1:
• Double-click the ”PFx CARTOONS.atn” file; the actions will be loaded automatically into the Actions Panel.
Note: If the Actions Panel is not visible, select ”Window > Actions” in Photoshop's menu.

Method 2:
• Open Photoshop and go to the Actions Panel.
• Click the panel's menu button (at the top-right panel corner) and select ”Load Actions” from the pop-up menu.
• Navigate inside the ”PanosFX-CARTOONS” folder and load the atn file; the actions will be loaded automatically into the Actions Panel.

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