Finger painting on the iPad

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Jul. 7th, 2010 | 03:59 pm



I have the application he's using, Brushes - though I am nowhere near as good as he is of course - and it really is impressive in use, even though the tools are quite simple, mostly brush customisation, colour picking and opacity. (It does layers as well but I'm not sure he's even using those there.) The iPad provides a proper area to look at an overall image as you're making it, and the zoom gives you the equivalent of a tiny brush as well as a magnifying glass.

Reduced opacity is one of the tools I noticed him using quite a lot; this gives you control over colour in a more intuitive way than picking from a colour wheel, since each successive stroke on top is more intense.
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from: anonymous
date: Jul. 8th, 2010 09:27 am (UTC)
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I wonder what Leonardo da Vinci would have made of an iPad!
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from: anonymous
date: Jul. 15th, 2010 07:51 am (UTC)
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Lordy! Makes me feel a bit ashamed of my humble daubings on me phone! It's a great tool, though.

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