Pamoil User Manual(0)                                    Pamoil User Manual(0)


       pamoil - turn a PAM image into an oil painting



       [-n N]



       This program is part of Netpbm(1).

       pamoil  reads  a  Netpbm image as input and does an ’oil transfer’, and
       writes the same type of Netpbm image as output.

       The oil transfer is described  in  ’Beyond  Photography’  by  Holzmann,
       chapter 4, photo 7.  It’s a sort of localized smearing.

       The  smearing  works  like  this: First, assume a grayscale image.  For
       each pixel in the image, pamoil looks at a square  neighborhood  around
       it.   pamoil  determines what is the most common pixel intensity in the
       neighborhood, and puts a pixel of that intensity into the output in the
       same position as the input pixel.

       For color images, or any arbitrary multi-channel image, pamoil computes
       each channel (e.g. red, green, and blue) separately the same way as the
       grayscale case above.

       At the edges of the image, where the regular neighborhood would run off
       the edge of the image, pamoil uses a clipped neighborhood.


       -n size
              This is the size of the neighborhood used in the smearing.   The
              neighborhood is this many pixels in all four directions.

              The default is 3.


       pgmbentley(1), ppmrelief(1), ppm(1)


       This  program  is  based  on  pgmoil  Copyright (C) 1990 by Wilson Bent

       Modified to ppm by Chris Sheppard, June 25, 2001

       Modified to pnm, using pam functions, by Bryan Henderson June 28, 2001.

netpbm documentation             25 June 2001            Pamoil User Manual(0)

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