Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor
May 29, 2017 – 15:00 | No Comment
Draw, paint and optimise your pictures with NPS Image Editor

NPS Image Editor is an unusual freeware tool which aims to provide the simplicity of Microsoft Paint with far more functionality, including custom brushes, filters and transparency control.
The program looks much like a stripped-back version …

Milton is a minimalist painting tool with some smart tricks
October 10, 2016 – 09:04 | Comments Off on Milton is a minimalist painting tool with some smart tricks
Milton is a minimalist painting tool with some smart tricks

Milton is a simple and straightforward painting tool which does its best to stay out of your way, but still has some unusual tricks of its own.
The core drawing tools are basic. Just one round …

Corel Painter 16 adds sound-sensitive brushes, promises more realistic effects
August 11, 2015 – 06:21 | Comments Off on Corel Painter 16 adds sound-sensitive brushes, promises more realistic effects
Corel Painter 16 adds sound-sensitive brushes, promises more realistic effects

Corel has unveiled Corel Painter 16 for Windows and Mac, a major new release of its acclaimed digital paint program for professionals.
The new build introduces new brushes – including a selection that react to sound …

MediBang Paint Pro is a powerful paint app you can use everywhere
August 7, 2015 – 08:23 | Comments Off on MediBang Paint Pro is a powerful paint app you can use everywhere
MediBang Paint Pro is a powerful paint app you can use everywhere

MediBang Paint Pro markets itself as “the world’s best free comic creation tool”, which is a big claim, and – if you’re not interested in comics – might put you off trying it at all.
Look …

Paint.NET 4.06 adds custom shapes
August 3, 2015 – 04:16 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 4.06 adds custom shapes
Paint.NET 4.06 adds custom shapes

Popular freeware image editor Paint.NET has hit version 4.06 with new support for installing custom shapes.
As well as the arrows, callouts, and other basic shapes, you can now equip the program with 3D objects, vehicles, …

Artweaver Free 5.0 adds new brush engine, improves file-saving options
November 11, 2014 – 09:57 | Comments Off on Artweaver Free 5.0 adds new brush engine, improves file-saving options
Artweaver Free 5.0 adds new brush engine, improves file-saving options

German developer Boris Eyrich Software has released Artweaver Free 5.0, a major new version of its painting tool for Windows. The app, also available in a more fully featured Plus version, boasts a number of …

Pixopedia is a quirky but very interesting image editor, paint and drawing tool
March 17, 2014 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Pixopedia is a quirky but very interesting image editor, paint and drawing tool
Pixopedia is a quirky but very interesting image editor, paint and drawing tool

Pixopedia doesn’t initially look like the most powerful of graphics tools. Small flat buttons present various ugly and cryptic icons; even the more obvious ones don’t behave as you’d expect; and there’s no bundled Help …

Artweaver 4.5 extends ArtweaverTeam.com integration
February 6, 2014 – 08:21 | Comments Off on Artweaver 4.5 extends ArtweaverTeam.com integration
Artweaver 4.5 extends ArtweaverTeam.com integration

Boris Eyrich Software has updated its popular paint tool Artweaver to version 4.5.
The new build improves integration with ArtweaverTeam.com, the companion site where several Artweaver users can collaborate on projects. The Uploader plugin is now …

SpeedyPainter: a small but surprisingly capable paint tool
April 16, 2013 – 13:43 | One Comment
SpeedyPainter: a small but surprisingly capable paint tool

If you’ve spent some time exploring the world of free PC paint programs, then you’ll know that most of them look much like any other application. There are menus here, ribbons there, toolbars, flyouts – …

Go finger painting on your Windows tablet with Freehand Painter
July 30, 2012 – 08:49 | Comments Off on Go finger painting on your Windows tablet with Freehand Painter
Go finger painting on your Windows tablet with Freehand Painter

Launch the average painting tool and you’re generally confronted with a stack of options covering brushes and colour, outlines, fills and more. Which is fine, sometimes, but if you just want to be creative then …

Zip Art creates gorgeous abstract images, no artistic ability required
June 19, 2012 – 05:26 | Comments Off on Zip Art creates gorgeous abstract images, no artistic ability required
Zip Art creates gorgeous abstract images, no artistic ability required

Some people seem to be born with great artistic talent, able to produce amazing work with just a few strokes of a pencil or some well-placed dabs of paint. If, like the rest of us, …