Glaze

Glaze creates a unique work of art from iPhone images using carefully chosen brush strokes, layering multiple styles together. An infinite range of styles are possible — acrylic, gouache, pastel, thick or thin, fine or coarse. Styles can be blended to create a unique effect. This is a very powerful app for moving a photograph to a painterly look.

Rating (all versions): 4.5 (309 ratings).
Rating (current version): 4 (35 ratings).
Current Price: USD0.
Where there are iPhone and iPad apps, rating data and pricing relate to the iPhone app.




Glaze turns your photos into paintings with your unique style. Select one of dozens of included styles and compare variations before sharing your image with friends or saving it for professional quality printing. Paint masks to control brush stroke placement and save with transparent backgrounds for layering. Create your own unique styles using the Workshop mode, allowing you to generate endless variations of the styles and blending styles together.

• Create beautiful paintings without the mess.
• Impress your friends with unique holiday cards.
• Create unique avatars and profile pictures.
• Save full-resolution images for poster prints, up to 21 megapixels.
• Combine results with other apps using transparency features.

Glaze's standard Studio mode is great for quickly generating a few versions of a painting and sharing or saving the results. The Workshop lets you explore a huge range of styles and variations to find the perfect fit for each image.

Load images from your library before applying styles from the sliding style bar. Compare styles by tapping on their style buttons. Share or save your final image with the button on the right side of the toolbar to the gallery, Facebook, Twitter, Email, or to other photo processing applications.

Paint a mask to restrict where brush strokes are placed using the Transparency Mask in-app purchase. Save images with transparent backgrounds so they can be precisely layered using compositing apps, retaining the detail of each individual brush stroke.

The Glaze Workshop allows you to create your own unique styles by generating variations and combinations of the included popular styles. Personal styles are controlled through a button palette which is saved and restored each time you use Glaze. Generate random new styles to expand the range of possibilities and mix the random styles on your palette.

Brought to you by The 11ers, winners of the 2012 Technical Achievement Academy Award ® with 20+ years of experience building advanced imaging tools.

Image Credits:
Girl close-up by Habib Zargarpour, modeling by Charlotte Kaiser
Painted Horse by Veronica (vjv on instagram)
Beach shot by Karen Messick
Dinner Party by Christianna Pierce
"Stark Christmas" by James Walsh
Butterfly by Carolyn Hall Young

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