By Auryn Inc.
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* "Best in Art" iPad app -- Fast Company *
* One of Fast Company's 7 Most Innovative Award *
* "One of my favorite painting apps for the iPad." -- Mashable *
Auryn Ink (pronounced "orin"), creates authentic watercolor simulation, where the colors flow into each other and dries overtime, settling down in the grooves of the "paper". Based on the tilt of your iPad, colors run down the surface, mix and spread out to create darker edges. Auryn Ink's features provide everything a watercolorist needs to create and share beautiful works of art on the iPad. Now you can generate complete paintings with the touch of a finger (or brush or stylus) anytime, anywhere!
• Choice of paper that affects pigment deposit and water-flow effects.
• Brushstroke pressure effects controlled via the speed of the stroke gestures.
• Brush tip control over size, bristle texture, and head profile shape.
• Control over the amount of color and water on the brush.
• Simulation of realistic pigment colors achieved by combining an underlying palette of physically modeled primary pigments.
• Ability to allows paint to flow and then "air dry" gradually, or forced into drying instantaneously, as well as being able to be "fixed" to the canvas, to enable glazing effects.
• Ability to lift color with water alone, as well as create realistic back-run and edge darkening effects.
Users from around the globe:
“just brilliant” -- UK
"The most realistic water colour art app I've ever seen! You paint a stroke on the canvas and watch it animate and dry into the canvas/paper. Blends colours together beautifully!" -- Australia
"Merveilleuse app qui reproduit vraiment bien le rendu aquarelle, avec la possibilité de gérer l'humidité et la secheresse à la fois du pinceau mais aussi du papier." -- France
"I like watercolours and this app made a great opportunity to keep it with me on my way. It is very realistic and quite convenient." -- Russia
"There are painting apps for the iPad, and then there's Auryn Ink." - Fast Company
"The intuitive and easy to navigate Auryn Ink supports the creative urge of the artists by allowing them to create paintings with the touch of a finger anywhere at any time." - TMCnet
"Auryn Ink does a great job of simulating watercolor on paper and is a fun way to quickly experiment with various colors, brushes and more." - Today in Art
"Once you feel the canvas absorbing your paint, actually sucking it into the porous fabric, you will understand why this app shines." - SAHGeekMom
"There are a multitude of options artists can utilize that will bring this experience as close to really painting with watercolors that one can get without paints and paper, my favorites being how the colors blend and overlap like one would find while working with water colors, as well as how gravity affects the paint, having it run if the iPad is tilted." - Giggle Apps
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What's New in Version 2.0
- New improved UI
- Ability to import images
- Ability to rotate and zoom paper
- Social sharing
- New brush bristles
- Two new resolutions
My New Review and the Old One
Regarding the new Update. Very, very nice update. Great instructions. But I am finding the response time for tap, tap, tapping on the various functions quite s l o w. I believe the reason is because it does take some time for the water to dry on the page. Using the Blowdryer is nice. But, ahhhh, I don't know. I am going to reread the instructions, just to make sure that I am doing this right. NEXT: See my previous review right here: I am grateful that this watercolor app exists because I've always loved watercolor painting. I've been able to do a couple of pretty nice little pictures with the tools. Watercolor does not come easy for me with real paper and watercolor paints and I can't afford lessons, so this is the next best thing for me. Now I can practice in the little amount of spare time that I have and not have to wash any paint brushes! How great is that? There are other things I would appreciate to have added in the app. Since I am a beginner, it would be very helpful to be able to have more than ONE undo level. Right now, I think that's the only thing that I miss. Hey, nobody's perfect. I could safely say that I love this app! Thank you for thinking about watercolor and creating an app like this one!
Really Enjoying The New Update.
It has a been quite a bit since this application received a major update like this most recent one. But, with how great I find the upgrade to be so far, I would say that it was well worth the wait and I thank the developer for continuing to support and improve the application.
I'm very much a fan of the new brushes. The selection is quite diverse and very useful in my opinion. I also really like and really appreciate the new features to the application, most especially the new textures and the zoom in/zoom out and rotate features.
As I said, it was a long time coming for these new features I thought. But I'll gladly wait that amount of time if the app continues to be updated with such great new functions and tools. Thanks again and God bless.
iPad Air 2/ iOS 8.3
Thank You for a superb upgrade
Thank you so much; I got what I wanted, i.e. to import a picture! I am enjoying myself, so many features. The next step is to enable color picker via 'long' touch, please?
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Jul 01, 2015
- Version: 2.0
- Size: 37.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Auryn, Inc
- © 2015 Auryn Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.