Turn Any Photo Into a Bad Drawing Using Advanced AI Tech

Some apps are useful. Cartoonify turns photos into bad drawings.

Look, I’m not going to pretend this thing is going to change your life. It won’t (probably). But it’s the weekend, and you deserve to mess around with something fun. So watch an AI try to interpret your photos and end up with something that looks like an year old just discovered MSPaint.

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Head to Cartoonify, upload any photo, then see what the algorithm spits out. I ran my headshot through only to discover someone was hiding in the trees behind me all along:

I don’t know who that guy is, or what he’s doing back there, but I really dig his style.  Run a few of your favorite photos through this and see what you discover.

Thanks to Ryan Hager at Android Police for pointing this out to me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to upload a bunch more photos.

Justin Pot is the News Editor for How-To Geek. He lives in Hillsboro, Oregon and runs the Hillsboro Signal, which offers local citizen journalism. Follow Justin on Twitter and Facebook, if you want. You don't have to.