5 Free Apps to Turn Photos Into Art on Android, iPhone, or Web

Akin to Instagram filters, there are now apps that can turn a photo into a painting. From Munch’s Scream to Mondrian’s geometric genius, these artistic effect filter apps are easy to use, and available for both mobile and desktop. If you want to know how to make a photo look like a painting for free, you might be interested in reading about the brains behind these apps, the DeepStyle neural painting algorithm. While all apps use this same algorithm, the way it is applied in different apps is what sets them apart. 1. Prisma (Android, iOS): The Best of the...Read the...

How to Live Stream to YouTube With a Raspberry Pi

By adding a camera module to your Raspberry Pi, you essentially get a portable, lightweight, and easy-to-hold-or-mount internet-connected camera. So, it makes sense that you might want to stream footage with it. But how do you get started with this? Which Pi model should you use? Is one camera module solution better than another? And how the do you get the footage onto YouTube? As with most things Raspberry Pi, it’s remarkably straightforward. Why Live Stream With a Raspberry Pi? With so many different devices capable of streaming to YouTube, you might well be wondering “why choose the Pi”? Well,...Read the...

How to Create Textures in Photoshop CC

Adobe Photoshop CC has many tools that can help you design a better image. One of which is the Filter Gallery, where you can create textures to your heart’s content. We’ve all seen textures before—ranging from digital snake scales to tree bark—but how do you create textures using Photoshop? In this article we’ll show you how to create a texture in Photoshop CC. And then explain how to apply that texture to another image. Step 1: Set Up Your Document As always, the first thing you need to do is set up your file. There are no specific dimensions required...Read the...