Turn a photo a cartoon drawing, using a neural network

#4 Product of the DayJuly 11, 2018

What happens when artificial intelligence tries to draw your photo? Cartoonify turns your photo into a cartoon drawing, powered by Draw This by Dan Macnish and the Google QuickDraw dataset.

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    Waste of time. Go make money someplace.

    I uploaded 5 images-3 failed 2 came back like some mentally challenged had a pencil stuck in their nose and face planted the screen/ !0 minutes I'll never get back...

    Growth Hacker has used this product for one day.
  • Marcelo Ventura
    Marcelo VenturaEconomist and Data Scientist



    If you want something well drawn you'll miss the fun.

    Really quick for uploading pictures, and clean website.

    Marcelo Ventura has used this product for one day.
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Julia Enthoven
Julia EnthovenMakerHiring@juliaenthoven · CoFounder of Kapwing
Hi Product Hunt fam - We took a break from building Kapwing to make Cartoonify, an artificially-intelligent sketch artist that illustrates what happens when you ask a computer to draw (spoiler: your 5-year-old cousin has better skillz 👩🏽‍🎨) We wanted to explore TensorFlow and show off the work of Dan Macnish. This is our first AI project so we're still learning a lot about the technology! It's exciting to develop on the frontier of ML-powered creativity 💻🖌 We'd love to see your best and funniest cartoons! Happy cartooning
Ryan Hoover
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Brilliant. While very different, this reminds me of Google's Autodraw. RIP, artists. J/k. 😉
Niv Dror
Niv DrorHiring@nivo0o0 · VC at Shrug Capital
Love this 😊😊
Olav@oschettler ·
So relieved that the bots won't take over any time soon :)
Julia Enthoven
Julia EnthovenMakerHiring@juliaenthoven · CoFounder of Kapwing
@oschettler haha just wait! We're hoping to bring some machine intelligence to video editing with Kapwing. At least put the bots to work enabling artsy humans with smarter, better tools.
Sandro Munda
Sandro MundaHiring@seyz_ · Founder and CEO at Forest Admin
Congrats for the launch, it's very funny to use :) Beside the fact my 5-year-old cousin has better draw skill, it makes me curious about the AI algorithm behind the tool