PhotoArtistaHD – Oil is one of those apps that is just pure fun, with a little bit of wow factor thrown in for good measure. It’s got a simple and fun purpose:
… portraiture & fine art app that turns a photo “alla prima” (at once) into an oil painting masterpiece with no work on your part.
It does this well too – and it’s big fun to see your photos transformed so they look like oil paintings after just a couple of taps. You can likely achieve the same effect with a number of good photo editing apps for the iPad, but this app does all the work for you.
Here’s some more detail courtesy of its App Store page:
Photo Artista is a painting tool that takes no time to master in order to create your own original work of art. Our efficient method in a simple interface requires a few easy steps: Start with a photo, choose a paint style, and then apply … let the application do the work. All that is required of you is the appreciation – We will take care of the rest.
Art styles from most realistic to least …
Oil Tone Painting
Features include the fine-tuning of …
Also includes …
Full Resolution Output
And here’s a quick example of the app at work. Take a goofy goat image from a local zoo …
And it becomes a splendid oil portrait of a goat …
This app is seriously easy and fun to use – and creates some great images with just about zero effort. For clumsy, non-artistic types like myself, this is a great app to have around.
You can find PhotoArtistaHD – Oil in the App Store now, priced at $4.99.