How to Add Artistic Photo Effects Online and on Computer Free

You may try to find an easy tool to help you create artistic photo effect to your photos without using professional photography software like Photoshop.

Here we would like to introduce you great photo art online editing tools and professional desktop photo to art app to help you transfer photo into painting easily in this article.

Part 1: How to use Fotor GoArt to add artistic photo effects online

Fotor GoArt is a free art photo maker and photo editor with online and app version (both iOS and Android version). It is the world's first AI technology based artistic effects app that allow users to export 8M Pixel image which makes it possible to print the art. With this artistic photo effects creating app, you can make ordinary photos into extraordinary photos.


Step 1: Open the online Fotor GoArt or download app on your mobile devices

Here go to the browser and enter to start online photo art editing or you can download the GoArt app for iOS or Android from the App Store or Google Play. It is free with in-app purchases in the app.


Step 2: Choose the photo and apply artistic effect to your photo

Click "Get Started" on the center of the webpage to choose the photo you want to add artistic effect. Then you can choose the photo artistic effects on the bottom of the webpage. There are lots of artistic effects you can choose.

You can preview the effect after applying immediately and change the intensity of the effect. You may need to register for the account or it would get the watermark in the center of the photo.


Step 3: Save the artistic effect photo or share it directly

After finishing creating, you can save the artistic effect photo directly to your computer by clicking "Save" button or share it directly with your family and friends by click "Share with Friends" button on the top right side of the page through Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, Pinterest or Tumblr.

Part 2: How to use BeFunky Photo to Art to create artistic photo effects online

BeFunky Photo to Art feature can let you go from photo to art like painting, cartoon, sketch and more with ease online.

Step 1: Visit Befunky Photo to Art webpage online

Enter on the browser and find its Photo to Art webpage. Then click "TRY THEM NOW" button on the top of the webpage to enter the photo artistic effects editing interface.


Step 2: Add photo and choose photo artistic effect

Click "UPLOAD" on the top toolbar to choose your photo from your computer, webcam, BeFunky, Facebook, Google Drive or Dropbox. Then choose the artistic effect on the left toolbar and click the one you like to apply.

You can adjust the effect density with the slider under the photo. There are more other editing tools on the left toolbar of the page.


Step 3: Save the artistic effect to the photo

After finishing editing, you can it directly to your computer, BeFunky, Facebook, Google Drive or Dropbox. Or you can directly share it to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr.

Part 3: How to Apply Lunapic artistic styles to your photos online

Lunapic offers a lot of artistic styles on its website. You can easily choose an instant style and apply on your photo to get the artistic effect photo.

Step 1: Choose the photo artistic effect

Enter the on the browser and find its Famous Art Works under Art category. Choose an artistic effect you want to apply to your photo from various styles.


Step 2: Upload your photo to apply the chosen artistic effect

Click "Choose File" button to choose the photo from your computer or directly enter the your online photo URL on the "open URL" form. You can Adjust the density with the slider on the top of the photo.

You can also choose to "Undo the effect" on the top of the page or change it into other artistic effects. With its editing tools on the left side of the page, you can also editing the photo in other aspects.


Step 3: Save artistic effect to your photo

After applying, you can click "Save" to directly download the artistic effect photo or share it on FaceBook, Imgur, EzPhoto, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+ and Twitter to your family and friends.

Part 4: How to use WidsMob Retoucher to transfer photo to art on Mac (macOS Catalina included)

WidsMob Retoucher is a professional artistic photo effects editing app which is available on Mac OS X now. With it, you can add dozens of interesting artistic effects to your photos.

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Step 1: Add photo to WidsMob Retoucher for artistic effect

Download and install WidsMob Retoucher on your Mac and then open this artistic effects editing program. Click "Open" to add your photo into the program or directly drag and drop your photo into the interface.


Step 2: Apply artistic effect to your photo

Click to the effect button on the right top sidebar. You can adjust the photo color with "Color Filter", change Color Opacity and add Vignetting and FishEye effect. You can also do other editing with De-Noise, Film Pack and other adjustment to your photo.


Step 3: Save your artistic effect photo

After editing, click the "Save" button on the top of the main interface to directly save your photo on your Mac. You can change the name and add tags to your photo. You can also choose the save destination, format (JPEG or TIFF) and photo quality before saving.


Here in this article, we introduce ways to add artistic effects to your photos free online and on computer. All those tools offer various artistic effects, you can choose the one you like to create your own artistic effects photos.


WidsMob Retoucher

  • Remove some self imperfections of portrait images such as minimize freckles, whiten teeth and smooth skins;
  • Provide dozens of camera profiles for rediscovering the magic stunning film effects;
  • Support adding artistic photo effects with color opacity to make the photography special.

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