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Aquarella and Aquarella HD – New App From JixiPix Developers

JixiPix Software today began shipping Aquarella, an artistic iOS software solution designed to help professional artists, photographers and amateurs quickly and easily achieve a natural looking watercolor painting with all the delicate details of a traditional watercolor. Aquarella overcomes limitations in other software products with a revolutionary new”wet” algorithm simulating overlapping strokes of pigment dried dark along the edges, delicate blooms and color washes to achieve a truly wet and natural appearance.

Aquarella and Aquarella HD, available for iPhone and iPad respectively, provides all the creative tools needed to transform an image into a professional-looking watercolor and is the perfect compliment to a series of JixiPix artistic apps developed for digital artist, photographer and creative professionals, giving them the ability to achieve realistic watercolor creations true to a traditional aqua-media. The app also boasts a collection of colorful washes and a series of control sliders that allow the fine-tuning each watercolor creation.




Watercolor Styles:
* Aquarella – Classic watercolor style using the original colors from the photo
* Two Tone – Replaces the original photo colors with two pastel ones; or allows users to choose two from the built-in color picker

Key Features:
* Two professional-quality watercolor styles
* Easy-to-use slider controls adjust color details, edge detail and wet edges
* Achieve thousands of watercolor styles by simply adjusting the settings, colors and washes
* Undo / Redo
* Use large photos for a high-end result!
* Choose a preset for a quick start or make your own for future project
* Share to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

Pricing and Availability
Aquarella and Aquarella HD can be purchased immediately at the iTunes App Store for $1.99/£1.49.

iPhone version/download
iPad version/download


Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]

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