*Fractalius for Mac!?

*UPDATE!!! December 2014 – Topaz has just released TOPAZ GLOW!  A true Fractalius for Mac users!!!  Click HERE to go to the Topaz website to download a free trial.  It’s awesome.

Topaz Glow

Using Topaz Glow in place of Topaz Clean gives me much better results.

 

A fractalius like effect for apple users… (click image to see larger)

No, the developers of Fractalius haven’t quite broken down and offered those of us using macs the plugin we’ve been pining for, but I have found a way to get similar results.  You may have seen a very cool effect in the threads or photo pools in your favorite photography forum.  I, like many, found myself attracted to the effect produced and became discouraged when I found out that the software that enabled the digital artists I’d been admiring, was a Windows only program.  I’m no fanboy, nor do I get paid to push one brand over another so I in no way mean to stoke any ‘which is better’ type conversation, but merely pass along a work around that I’ve found to create a similar effect for very, very little money…

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