ArtRage: Draw, Paint, Create

4.1
2.51K reviews
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

ArtRage for Android is a realistic painting and drawing app that gives you a toolkit filled with tools that work just like the real thing. Smear and blend thick oils on the screen, sketch with pencils and smudge the strokes to create gradients, work like you would on canvas or paper.

Each tool includes settings that mirror real world properties such as Paint Thinners, Pencil Softness, and other familiar properties. The app includes a range of default presets for every tool, and you can easily create your own specialized custom presets. It also supports pressure data from the Samsung S-Pen to add an element of natural expressiveness to your paint strokes.

Along with the full range of familiar tools like the oil brush, inking pen and pencil tools, ArtRage includes important digital features like Layers with Blend Modes, a Fill Tool, the ability to add Reference and Tracing images while you draw, and more.

ArtRage for Android comes with an intuitive interface that keeps all the important settings readily available but gets out of your way as you work so that you creative flow isn't interrupted.

ArtRage Paintings are fully compatible with desktop versions of ArtRage, and can also be exported as PNG and JPG images. You can import photos as paint layers, reference images or tracing images. Record your paintings as Script files for playback at larger resolutions in our desktop software

Tools:

Oil Brush, Watercolor, Airbrush, Palette Knife, Paint Roller, Paint Tube, Ink Pen, Pencil, Felt Pen, Wax/Chalk Pastel, Eraser, Flood Fill, Glitter Tube, Gloop Pen.

Each tool has a range of settings that reflect familiar properties such as paint thinners or pencil tip softness. Tools apply texture as well as color, and blend under the brush.

Add unlimited Layers to your painting, adjust visibility and opacity, rearrange and merge. ArtRage also supports a full range of Photoshop Layer Blend Modes.


Interface:

Designed for compact operation at different resolutions and screen orientations. The interface has been designed to maximize your creative space without hiding away critical functions such as tool and color selection. As you paint, it gets out of the way so that you don’t have to stop and manually adjust panels. With support for Multi-Touch gestures for canvas manipulation, Undo/Redo, and Brush Size, important shortcuts are available without needing menus. Also supports Stylus-only mode to avoid accidental finger painting.


Help & Support:

Includes a built in manual. Free product support available via our Forums or by email to our support team. Please contact us if you encounter any issues.
Forums: https://forums.artrage.com
Support: https://www.artrage.com/support


Permissions

ArtRage for Android requires access to storage, camera, and media on your device in order to load, open, export, and import resources for ArtRage. It requires network and licence connections for the Google Play licencing and PEN.UP.


ArtRage can be used offline. If you are having licence problems, see: https://www.artrage.com/faqs/cant-validate-artrage-android-asked-pay-google-play-store/


Also:

Thanks to Bo Paweena for the fantastic screenshots.
Updated on
Oct 19, 2021

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4.1
2.51K reviews
A Google user
September 30, 2018
Awesome app! ArtRage on desktop is awesome, and the mobile version is equally impressive. It's got all the tools you'll need to paint in a variety of styles. It also allows for export to jpg or png for continued work/refinement on desktops. I've run this on a low-end tablet from 2016, and it runs great with no crashes or slowdown--even on large files with multiple layers (I don't know what it is about software developers from New Zealand--this, Mudbox, Mari, they all run well, assuming you have the minimum system requirements they ask for; great coding people!). The price is also great; I'm new to Android and the concept of complaining about software that hovers or breaks the $5.00 limit is a bit foreign to me, but at the currentprice for ArtRage pro, it's a bargain. Highly recommended.
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Mindy Rose
November 8, 2021
I like this app. I really like the reference option. It does get really buggy from time to time and will crash on occasion, but over all, not too many complaints. My main frustration is that there aren't any ruler tools to improve circles and straight edges. I know they're available on the desktop version, but I use my tablet and phone as I don't have access to a desktop. I'll give it five stars if you can put ruler tools in.
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A Google user
February 9, 2020
I've tried many art programs and most are deleted almost as quickly as i had uploaded them. Either they are too hard to use or they just dont have the right set of tools (even worse, the same old basic tools as everyone else). ARTRAGE HAS NONE OF THESE PROBLEMS! I simply Love love love this app!!! By far the best drawing app out there as far as a realistic feel for the medium meeting the canvas as well as an ease of use that is rare to find. My only complaint, not enough upgrades! More plz!
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