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10 October 2008, 08:40 AM (

Title: iPhone Brushes Paintings
Name: Goro Fujita
Country: USA

A colleague from work recommended me a Painting Tool for my iPhone called "brushes". The last few weeks I really got into it. I bought a "pogo stylus" for my phone and started doodling around with "brushes". There are several painting tools for the iPhone available but this is definitely the best so far.
The iPhone display is not pressure sensitive so you have to set the opacity manually but that doesn't bother me at all. Brushes provides multiple undo and redos, a pop up eydropper tool and many more cool features.

These are Paintings I've done on my iPhone with the stylus.
I'm really enjoying this tool. It feels like a portable cintiq!!
Hope you like my lil' doodles...

You can get it in the Apple AppStore for around 5bugs but right now it's on sale for go and get it!!!

10 October 2008, 09:12 AM
very nice! ;) i like such a naive style!

10 October 2008, 10:21 AM
Wow, those are cool. Thanks for the info about the app!

10 October 2008, 10:26 AM
And here too: Awesome! :)

10 October 2008, 10:48 AM
Lovely work very sweet ...

Stars for you :)


10 October 2008, 02:32 PM
Ha, I love that one with the carrots. Good stuff!

10 October 2008, 02:40 PM
saw these sketches in your blog the other day. great job.
this is a good chance to thank you for the great tutorials on your website.



10 October 2008, 02:58 PM
Great sketches! I have been thinking about getting an Iphone but couldnt justify it until now. Im sold!

10 October 2008, 09:10 AM
I like the final one that the girl with bunny.

10 October 2008, 03:13 PM
These are really cool! I especially like the one with the bunnies and the painting with the balloons!

10 October 2008, 12:41 AM
Well done very clever~`:wavey:

10 October 2008, 07:56 AM

Very nice!
Hey that's nice; drawing everywhere...but the screen is not too small?
I know something like that called "Colors" for IPhone and Nintendo DS, it seems to be nice too, it's possible to find it on the internet.
Hope to see more of your small Iphone works soon ;-)
thanks for the news ;-)

10 October 2008, 05:47 PM
Thanks all for the feedback!

I have colors on the DS and on my Iphone but I prefer brushes.
It's more intuitive and easy to handle.

10 October 2008, 05:51 PM
Thanks Goro,
I don't know "brushes"...So it's interesting to try, if you said it's more intuitive ;-)
Thanks again

10 October 2008, 08:21 PM
Goro these are sweet! Pushing on another medium :)

Don't have an Iphone but I'll let some of my friends know about this.

11 November 2008, 11:50 AM
Nice - i wouldnt have thought they were done on an iphone! Must be cool having a pocket cintiq with you now!

11 November 2008, 03:55 PM
hell yeah! lot's of fun ^^
Been busy with steampunk though...didn't have a chance to do iphone paintings lately.

01 January 2009, 04:56 PM
Hi!, I have Colors! and Brushes and I think Brushes has a bit more resoution (or so it seems), but Colors has pressure sensitivity through iphone's accelerometers and I find it very usefull. Goro, what do you think about pressure sensitivity in Colors? have you given it a try?
I don't have a stylus so I paint with my finger, and yes, the screen is too little to paint comfortably with the finger, but you still can do it.

01 January 2009, 05:06 PM
at first I found it an interesting approach to control opacity but then I felt stupid doing the tilt all the time. I liked colors on the DS but on the iphone I don't think there is anything
better than brushes right now.

01 January 2009, 05:29 PM
yes, I know what you mean. I think a better solution would be a slider, where the tilt indicator is located that you could move up and down using the iphone's multitouch capability, so you could simultaneously paint and change the opacity with much more control. Maybe i'll write this idea and send a mail to the guy that made Colors! (sorry, I don't remember the name right now)

02 February 2009, 05:26 PM
I just recently got brushes also, as well as flipbook. I got the iPod touch specifically for these apps.
Since I bought it I did these 3 pics

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Most of them have beards since I was playing it a bit safe and avoiding parts of the face, I'm pretty inexperienced in painting. I'd like to use colour next time. I love the wierd nigt rabbits you've done.

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