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Procreate 2 Now Available – Huge Update

Savage Interactive has released the latest update to Procreate with an iOS 7 optimized feature set. If you’re the proud owner of an iPad Air or iPad mini, Procreate 2 will take advantage of the all new A7 processor allowing you to work with a 4K file at 64-bit.

There’s a whole host of improvement and enhancements, there are now 128 dynamic layers plus a new advanced layering system that allows artists to lock layer transparency, to incorporate gestures to merge layers and create new layers as well as 18 new Layer Blend modes.

The new GPU accelerated filters and adjustments should work wickedly fast on the new iPad, these include Gaussian Blur, Sharpen, Noise, Hue, saturation & brightness, Color balance (highlights, Midtones, Shadows) and Curves.

There’s also the option to create your own fully customizable brush to add to the existing 120 already available.

This is a fabulous update and it’s free if you have previously purchased this app. If not you can pick it up here, it retails for $5.99/£3.99. There are a few reviews coming in from users reporting sudden crashes with this update, we will discuss this with the developer but expect this to be fixed pdq.





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: