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Psykosoft releases Psykopaint as standalone Mac App

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Psykopaint 1.2.1 is a painting application with a twist, that allows you to paint while the colors are selected automatically based on a photo. Until now the app was accessible exclusively online and now as a fully packaged app for Mac. Psykopaint features 6 different brushes, with 72 built-in presets and so much more. Sporting a complete redesign of the interface, version 1.2.1 introduces support for Retina Display, an improved mad cannon brush, fixes canvas zoom issues and more.

The app has been used widely as a tool for art teachers and as an art therapeutic tool. The web version receive more than a million visits per month, created an entirely new category in between painting and photo-editing, and is according to Chrome Store reviews the best painting experience on the web today.

Features round up:
* 6 brushes : Paint Brush, Spraycan, Ribbons, Cannon, Knife, Pointillist and Eraser
* 72 built-in presets (variations for a brush): like Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir etc.
* Apply some FXs: Saturate, Black & White, Brightness, Hue, Old Style and more
* Colorize your photos
* Paint with or without photo
* Layers: with blend modes

New features include:
* Complete design overall
* Support for Retina display
* Available in French, German and Spanish
* Up to 8000px image support
* New interactive persona giving you tips

You can download a trial of this app here – or if you would prefer to download the full version, it retails for $29.99/£20.99/download.

 

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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— 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 - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com 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: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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