As you launch CODIJY Pro, the program suggests opening the Examples from the the Project Explorer. Select the black and white image of the girl with an apple. Project Explorer is always accessible from the toolbar.
Step 1. Select black & white image of the girl. Tip: Ac cess Project Explorer from the toolbar
Recommended for users with laptops and lower screen resolution! CODIJY Pro offers the choice of layouts for higher and lower screen resolutions. You can always change the layout in the Settings -> Tools or adjust the dialogs and toolbars manually. Tip: To enable the top menu, go to Settings -> GUI-and raise the Show Menu flag
Step 1. Open Settings
Step 2. Open Tools Tab Step 3. Select layout and click the button to Reset all Toolbars
Previewing in-progress Result will be handy. Switch to Split View, generate first preview and disable Synchronize Zoom to preview Result in the original size. Note: Process the Image each time you want to apply changes
Step 1. Open image Step 2. Switch to Split view to preview Result
Step 3. Click Process Image to Generate Preview Step 4. Disable the Synchronize Scale mode
Let's draw your first strokes. We will cover trees, house,road, girl’s hear and closes with solid color strokes To draw them, click on the image in the Editor (on the left) and select the Pen Tool on the Drawing toolbar.
To draw with free hand or straight lines, choose the respective mode using the buttons below. Then, set the Pen Width to 2-3 pixels.
The Pen Tool color can be picked in the Color Picker on the right. To help you with color selection we provide the list of colors (scroll down to the next block). You can Copy them and paste into the field using the contextual menu.
Step 1. Select Pen Tool Step 3. Adjust line width
Step 2. Select Free Hand or Line mode Step 4. Paste respective color into the box
Click to enlarge the image. Use the Pen Tool with related HEX color from the list below to recreate the strokes close to the example.
For convenience, you can download HEX colors in the text file. Also, download and install Color Library with sample colors. To install the Library, click Import Library under the Library Actions.
Use Protect Color Pen to protect black, white or grey scale objects from coloring. We have used color protection for the paths to the left and to the right from the girl, to make white stripes on the collar, and to protect eye whites and the eyes pupil.
Tip: To work on the eyes use Navigator to set zoom to 800% and move the navigation box over the eyes area.
Step 2. Switch to Free Hand drawing Step 3. Set the Line Width
Step 2. Switch to Free Hand drawing Step 4. Use Zoom in Navigator to zoom required area
Step.1 , Open Gradient Capture dialog from the Gradinet settings. Download the sample photo of the girl and of the apples. Open The Image in the dialog. Now follow the path we created on the image and make pins to capture colors, as you go. Than click Gradient Capture to complete.
Step 2. To draw gradient stoke, select Gradient Pen on the tool bar, make sure you are using the Freehand mode and click on the starting point of the mask. Try to follow similar rout. After you are done, process the image again. That's it!
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We strive to answer your questions and fix critical issues as quickly as possible. Normally, we reply within 3-4 hours, but please allows us 1-2 business to get back to you.