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Pointillism-style photo manipulation package

Project description


Image manipulation for various "pointillism" effects, built from scratch in Python. Image handling courtesy of Pillow.

Under active development. Please let me know if you have feedback.

Examples and usage

See detailed example usage in Pointillism Example Usage.ipynb notebook

See example images in google album


Currently deployed via Django on AWS Elastic beanstalk at


Install with pip install pointillism


  • pointillism.image: core image methods for pointilling
  • pointillism.pipeline: methods for making image manipulation pipelines and gifs
  • pointillism.batch: batch processing of images or gifs in parallel
  • pointillism.movies: (coming soon)

Basic usage

Making a pointillized image with default presets

# Import 
import pointillism as pt

# Initialize
point = pt.image(image_location)

# Render
# optional setting can be 'balanced', 'fine', 'ultrafine', 'coarse', or 'uniform'

# Save
# or point.display() if using IPython

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