[clug-talk] Convert photo to line drawing

Gustin Johnson gustin at echostar.ca
Fri May 26 09:05:59 PDT 2006


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simon wrote:
> On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 08:55:07AM -0600, Roy Souther wrote:
>> Anyone know if gimp or some other program can convert a JPG photo to a
>> line drawing. I seem to  recall doing this in gimp 1 but cannot remember
>> how or what to look for in gimp 2 and the online documentation does not
>> have a  search feature.
>>
> 
> If you want to a 'real' line drawing (ie. Vector graphics) you can use
> the 'Path/Trace Bitmap' function in Inkscape. You'll have to convert
> your jpeg to png so that you can import it.


convert filename.jpg filename.png

should do the last part.
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