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Twitter user Taizan has published an article on Qiita, a technical knowledge sharing and collaboration platform for programmers, about his new automated color-paint web service that might make the life of many anime and manga creators out there a bit easier.
Paintschainer is a revolutionary tool that can automate the coloring procedure of rough drawings by identifying the sketch lines.
You first select a sketch in jpg or png format (gif and transparent png are still not supported):
The program then analyzes your image and makes a rough lines and coloring outline:
Then you can use the color palette to to add your preferred hints:
The developer is working on the program and it’s still in its very early stages, but it is an undeniable step forward to an automation in the creative process that seems to be inevitable.
— たいやま (@tai2an) January 27, 2017
— mizti (@mizti) January 28, 2017
— Shirazu Yomi (@yomi043) January 28, 2017
自動着色 何も指定してないのに肌色美味しそう pic.twitter.com/88qemN5wIr
— らっとるん (@rattorun) January 27, 2017