Mona Lisa in Paint is so 2007, try Brushes on the iPhone

Mona Lisa in Paint is so 2007, try Brushes on the iPhone

Remember those videos of gifted fellas drawing the Mona Lisa in Paint? I was amazed by it back then. Now there’s a new example, representing a new generation of tools and apps. It’s called Brushes, a natural media painting application for the iPhone and iPod touch.

The €2,39 app offers several realistic brush styles, an advanced color picker, a gallery view, and virtually unlimited undo and redo. To see what you can do with Brushes, have a look at this video I found on the blog of Erwin Blom.


Brushes app turns iPhone into a mini rendering tablet - Core77There’s a small digital subculture emerging around this app, with heroes like David Gribouille (who made the video).

Design magazine Core77 highlights the work of Disney artist Stef Kardos – who makes quick sketches (5-10 minutes each) and then adds some flavor to it with Brushes (see picture).

Here’s a slideshow from the dedicated Flickr pool:

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