What's New

Just a small update to address crashes that were being experienced by some users during painting. If you are experiencing any problems please let us know via our support link here or the feedback link in the app, we're happy to work with you on getting them solved!

New in 2.1.1:

iPad Pro & Apple Pencil Support:

• Added Pressure and Tilt support for Apple Pencil and enhanced various tools to simulate the angle of the virtual brush head.
• Increased maximum canvas size on iPad Pro to 4096 x 4096 and added presets for 4k resolution.
• Increased the maximum size of various tools on iPad Pro for the new canvas sizes.

iOS9 Split Screen:

• Added support for Split Screen functionality to the app.

General Functionality:

• Added Paint Loading to the Palette Knife tool in Flat and Edge modes.
• Added the option to rotate the canvas, along with an optional toggle to limit rotation to 15 degree increments.
• Added the option to have popup panels (Layers, Settings etc.) auto dismiss when you start painting.
• Added non-uniform scaling to Layer Transform. Use the menu in the Transform view to turn on Stretch then scaling from the edges of the object will scale on that axis only. Scale from the corners when in this mode to scale uniformly.
• Added the ability to 'Hide Upper Layers' in the Transform view.
• Added a recovery button when the toolbar is hidden.
• Added a visual selector for Wacom Stylus hand angles.
• Improved stylus support across the board to remove erroneous gestures, add touch rejection, and support the latest iteration of SDKs including coalesced input point values.

Fixes & Enhancements:

• Swept through the app hunting memory leaks and killed a number that may have caused crashes.
• Fixed a number of problems that could cause Undo to stop working when partial strokes were processed.
• Completely replaced the canvas and gesture handlers to improve reliability and increase functionality.
• Made some adjustments to the trigger point of background save on leaving the app to help avoid situations where a user closing the app by double tapping home and swiping it up would prevent save.
• Added an optional warning on restart to prompt if the app was closed before save completed.
• Added a warning when memory is low.
• Fixed a bug that caused changes in the color picker to reset Metallic back to 0%.
• Fixed a rare bug that could cause the toolbar interface to load twice in some launch situations.
• Fixed a bug that prevented Pastel presets from updating the Wax/Chalk value.
• Ensured that the toolbar is always displayed when returning to the app from the background.

App Description

The most advanced simulation of real paint on your iPad, taking full advantage of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil! Get creative on a digital canvas with smearing, blending oils, delicate watercolor, and much more! Ever wanted to try painting your masterpiece but were put off by the mess and expense? Now you can!

ArtRage isn't just about color: It knows how much paint you've used so you can smear it around to spread it over the canvas. It knows how wet your paint is so you can blend it with other paints. It even knows about the roughness of your paper so your pencils can be used for soft shading.

It's not just a special effect either - ArtRage is a live simulation of the properties of real artistic media that lets you can get creative with colors and textures using tools you already know how to use!


Join the ArtRage community:

Forums: forums.artrage.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/artrage


Main Features:

Real world painting tools: Oils, Watercolors, Paint Rollers, Pencils, Crayons and more. Each tool has a range of familiar properties such as how much thinner is applied to the paint, or how soft a pencil tip is. Tools apply texture as well as color, and blend under the brush.

Add Layers to your painting and work on individual elements without damaging others. ArtRage supports a wide range of Layer Blend Modes, and layer contents can be scaled moved and rotated independently.

Import images, converting them to oil for smearing or as Reference Images pinned to the canvas as a visual guide. Load photos as Tracing Images which are overlaid on the canvas, and have ArtRage select colors automatically as you paint.

The interface has been designed to maximize your creative space without hiding away critical functions such as tool and color selection. As you paint, it gets out of the way so that you don’t have to stop and manually adjust panels.

Record your paintings! The ArtRage Script system lets you record strokes while you paint for playback in desktop versions of the product at higher resolution.

Import and Export using external services such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Dropbox, and deviantArt Sta.sh. Share your images on Facebook and Twitter.


Tools:

• Oil Brush, Watercolor, Airbrush, Palette Knife, Paint Roller, Paint Tube, Inking Pen, Pencil, Marker Pen, Chalk, Crayon, Glitter Tube, Gloop Pen, Eraser, Flood Fill.

• Paint media simulation monitors the physical properties of your paints to allow natural blending, smearing, and other real world behavior.

• Preset support allows you to save your favorite settings for later use.

• Supports the Apple Pencil's Pressure and Tilt properties to add realism to the simulated paint strokes.

Layers:

• Unlimited layers with Photoshop standard blend modes, visibility and opacity controls. Scale, rotate, and position layer contents independently.


Recording:

• Record your paintings then play them back in a desktop version of ArtRage 4.


Utilities:

• Unlimited Undo / Redo. Load photos as References or Tracing images. Store color samples for later use.


Files:

• Create paintings up to 2048 x 2048 or 4096 x 4096 on iPad Pro.

• Control the texture and color of the canvas to create different effects. Canvas presets can be stored to save your favorite settings for later.

• Export PTG, JPG or PNG to external services such as Email, iTunes File Sharing, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dropbox, and more. Share images on Facebook or Twitter. Import photos to a new file or a layer, with camera support.


Interface:

• Easy access pods provide convenient functionality without getting in the way. Elements vanish as you paint so you can paint underneath without having to stop. Multi-Touch shortcuts for canvas manipulation, Undo/Redo, and Brush Size.


Bluetooth Stylus Support:

• Apple Pencil Pressure & Tilt.
• Includes support for Wacom, Adonit, Adobe, and Pogo styluses.


Support:

• Quick Reference covers the basics of the application. Product support available via our Forums or our support page.

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 06, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $2.99
  • June 06, 2011 New version 1.1.6
  • May 27, 2011 New version 1.1.5
  • March 21, 2011 Price increase: $2.99 -> $6.99
  • March 14, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $2.99
  • February 07, 2011 New version 1.0.5
  • February 01, 2011 Price increase: $2.99 -> $6.99
  • January 27, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $2.99
  • January 11, 2011 Price increase: $1.99 -> $6.99
  • January 06, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $1.99
  • December 03, 2010 New version 1.0.4
  • December 01, 2010 Price increase: $3.99 -> $6.99
  • November 25, 2010 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $3.99
  • November 08, 2010 New version 1.0.3
  • October 25, 2010 Price increase: $3.99 -> $6.99
  • October 21, 2010 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $3.99
  • October 10, 2010 New version 1.0.2
  • October 04, 2010 New version 1.0.1
  • June 24, 2011 New version 1.1.6
  • June 29, 2011 Price increase: $2.99 -> $6.99
  • July 21, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $0.99
  • July 30, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $6.99
  • August 11, 2011 New version 1.2.0
  • August 17, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • September 22, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • October 06, 2011 New version 1.3.0
  • October 12, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $1.99
  • October 22, 2011 Price increase: $1.99 -> $6.99
  • November 14, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • December 10, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • December 11, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • January 05, 2012 New version 1.3.1
  • January 07, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • January 08, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • January 16, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • January 27, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $2.99
  • February 01, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $6.99
  • March 02, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $2.99
  • March 13, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $6.99
  • March 17, 2012 New version 1.3.2
  • March 17, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • March 20, 2012 New version 1.4.0
  • March 22, 2012 New version 1.4.1
  • April 08, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • April 09, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • April 19, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • April 20, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • May 03, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • June 10, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $2.99
  • June 21, 2012 New version 1.4.2
  • July 03, 2012 New version 1.4.3
  • August 01, 2012 New version 1.4.4
  • August 10, 2012 New version 1.4.5
  • October 03, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • November 29, 2012 New version 1.4.6
  • December 06, 2012 New version 1.4.7
  • January 08, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • January 14, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • January 31, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • February 05, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • August 10, 2013 New version 1.5.0
  • August 14, 2013 New version 1.5.1
  • September 02, 2013 New version 1.6.0
  • September 12, 2013 New version 1.6.1
  • October 02, 2013 New version 1.6.2
  • December 19, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • January 04, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • March 21, 2014 New version 1.6.3
  • March 29, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • April 08, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • June 23, 2014 New version 1.6.4
  • September 04, 2014 New version 1.6.5
  • September 28, 2014 New version 1.6.6
  • October 10, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • October 12, 2014 New version 1.6.7
  • October 19, 2014 New version 1.6.8
  • October 19, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • November 26, 2014 New version 1.6.9
  • December 01, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • December 03, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • December 20, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • January 05, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • October 05, 2015 New version 2.0
  • October 19, 2015 New version 2.0.1
  • October 27, 2015 New version 2.0.2
  • December 14, 2015 New version 2.1
  • December 21, 2015 New version 2.1.1
  • December 23, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • December 28, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • January 14, 2016 New version 2.1.2
  • January 29, 2016 New version 2.1.3

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