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iPhone and iPad apps tagged "art app."


GIF SHOP iPhone App Makes Gif Animation Simple and Easy

GIF SHOP iPhone App Makes Gif Animation Simple and Easy

We've all seen them. Those images and pictures that look like they are dancing, smiling or doing wacky little gestures and motions. If you did a quick Internet search you could most likely figure out how to make them, but the GIF SHOP iPhone app wants to make it even easier to create and edit looping animated .gif animations, upload to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr all while mobile.

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Buy CosmicPainter on the App Store

CosmicPainter: Create Moving Art With Multi-Touch (Video Demo)

It's hard to categorize CosmicPainter, unless you're familiar with the world of VJing. That's a special place where it's deemed important to be able to create patterned artwork in motion, because sometimes you just need peoples' eyeballs glued to a screen displaying no representative visual content.

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Asia Society Museum: Yoshitomo Nara

If you are interested in art and culture, then check out the first app introduced by the Asia Society Museum. Already available under various headings in iTunes U, the Asia Society Museum, located in New York, promotes Asian and Asian American art.

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6 Drawing Apps to Make Art on the iPad

6 Drawing Apps to Make Art on the iPad

Someone either much wiser or just much snottier than me once said, “Painting is easy. Art is hard.” These apps can get you painting on your iPad. Is it art? It depends who you ask – just don’t ask that guy.

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Super Snaps! 7 Unique Photo Apps That Add Image Effects to Your Pics

Super Snaps! 7 Unique Photo Apps That Add Image Effects to Your Pics

Most iPad owners own iPhones. So, it stands to reason that they also have photos that need work—and 10.7 inches of screen on which to do it. But why get elbows deep in photo editing to develop a cool effect?

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Buy SpinArt on the App Store

Create Dizzy Paintings with SpinArt

SpinArt will remind you of childhood art projects.  Playing with SpinArt feels like a combination of blowing paint with a straw, tie-dying and that game (whose name I cannot remember) where you make geometric patterns by drawing with round plastic things that spin. 

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Buy TypeDrawing on the App Store

Create Poetic Visual Art with Type Drawing

While there are a slew of iPhone apps that give you the opportunity to be creative, and it is more unusual for an app to allow for creativity on multiple levels.  Type Drawing does just that:  it allows you to write and draw, combining the two to make captivating visual art.

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Nebula - Relax with Fractals is Lost in SpaceNebula – Relax with Fractals

What are fractals? I have no idea. Are they be relaxing? Nebula - Relax with Fractals proves that they are. It has been about twenty years since my last math or physics class, so I looked up fractals on the web.

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Buy Galactica on the App Store

Galactica Takes You to Another Galaxy

Galactica is a groovy, transporting app for your iPhone. Did you ever dim the lights, turn on trance music and stare at your lava lamp as it morphed and swam?  Galactica from Thumbspark Limited provides a similar sensory experience, except you are in charge of the dynamic ebbs and flows of the app.

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Buy Jiyuka - Zen Flower Art on the App Store

Jiyuka: Say It With Flowers

Jiyuka - Sometimes, nature and technology are just not meant to collide. However, at other times, the result can be quite beautiful. Jiyuka, created by Wolfgang Steiner, is described on iTunes as "a modern form of Ikebana, the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement." And, well, that is what Jiyuka is.

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Buy Color Splash on the App Store

ColorSplash: Add a Splash of Color to Black and White Photos

ColorSplash, from Hendrik Kueck, is both entertaining and frustrating to use, at least if your fingers are the size of premium hot dogs. It's an image-manipulation app that enables you to convert your color photos into black and white and then restore the color to objects you would like to highlight.

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Artisan Has Less Artistic Control, More Random Accident

Artisan is another artistic app for iPhone and iPod Touch that allows you to manipulate colored particles of light on your screen into swirls of varying color, shape, and transparency. Similar to the developer’s other app, Spawn Illuminati and along the same lines, though less sophisticated than Pixi, Artisan is a basic touch screen canvas with an instruction menu that allows you to create custom designs.

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Buy ArtCamera on the App Store

MacPhun's ArtCamera Tries to Paint Your Pics Like the Masters

Would you like to add a painterly effect to your photos? ArtCamera, from MacPhun, enables you to imitate the styles of famous artists such as Warhol, Picasso and Monet. Or at least that's the idea.

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The Flakery: Creating Virtual Snowflakes is Pretty Cool

I live in New York. For the the first 26 years of my life, I lived in Florida, but now I live in New York. And New York? Is cold. So, to be totally honest, I'm really kind of over snow. And because of that, I should probably hate The Flakery, an application created by Paul Maciorowski that allows users to create virtual paper snowflakes.

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Buy Cute Origami on the App Store

Cute Origami App is Easy and Cute

Cute Origami from orientmaple.com is an iPhone app containing instructional origami videos. Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Intricate pieces of art are made with one square piece of paper, using only geometric folds and requiring no glue or scissors.

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