I did some tests to figure out a "look" for a couple movies I have coming up. Here's a bit of Solar Vengeance with "no effect". Note that there is color-correction and some Magic Bullet Looks on it.
Test Straight from Andrew Bellware on Vimeo.
First up I tried the FXFactory Pro "Artist Sketch" effect. I had high hopes for this effect. Possibly with different lighting it would do something. But I don't want to prejudice you, go ahead and look for yourself.
Artist Sketch Test from Andrew Bellware on Vimeo.
Here we've applied the Final Cut Pro "threshold" effect. I've colorized the white and black to be the same white and black colors as the original had.
test with threshold from Andrew Bellware on Vimeo.
Now here we're doing both -- applying the Artist Sketch (on top) and the threshold (on bottom).
Test -- FXFactory Pro "Artist Sketch" and FCP "Threshold" from Andrew Bellware on Vimeo.
Tell me what you think.