Topic: How to cartoonize your photo and change facial expresson?
This tutorial will show you how to change facial emotions in portrait photos and create funniest face animations with handle_url_tag('http://cartoon.pho.to/', 'Cartoon.Pho.to') service.
See how you can modify face photos at Cartoon.Pho.to. You can make a face smile, wink, raise a brow, look sad or surprised and so on! Mona Lisa looks cool, doesn't she?
You can also animate a face, like this:
Besides, there is a set of 'freaky' face effects, and an ability to create cartoon-like pictures from your photos. See what you can do with Gregory House picture:
This is the original image:
And these are some possible changes:
handle_img_tag('http://my.pho.to/goodphotos/s1/images/p4kyb5v/image.jpg', false) handle_img_tag('http://my.pho.to/goodphotos/s1/images/hkpbbcu/image.jpg', false) handle_img_tag('http://my.pho.to/goodphotos/s1/images/4xmxm4s/image.jpg', false)
The cartoon effect:
So how you can do all this?
1) First, open handle_url_tag('http://cartoon.pho.to/', 'Cartoon.Pho.to') and upload a photo either from your computer or from the web:
Note! The face on the photo must be large enough to detect it automatically. The algorithm shows much better results on high-resolution images
2) As soon as your photo is uploaded, it will be cartoonized.
Also you will see a settings panel with a list of available effects and controls (animation controls are avalaible for emotion effects only).
The Face auto crop option lets you crop a face from your photo automatically.
By default, the 'smile' emotion is applied. Choose other effects by checking other radio buttons.
Tip: To compare the original and the resulting images, switch between the 'Source' and 'Result' buttons.
Tip #2: If you like the resulting image and feel like showing it off to the whole world, click the 'Share it' button on the panel to the right:
3) Now save or share the resulting image any way you like:
[*]Share it easily to any site or blog with the given codes; get short URLs to post the image on Twitter or anywhere else; or post it instantly to a social network (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and others) with a button click![/*]
[*]Save it to disk[/*]
[*]or Send it as an e-card (you can create a fun e-card with your resulting image and send it to a friend) [/*]