TwistedBrush Pro Studio from Pixarra.com is a program for digital artists of any level: from novice to professional. Strong focus on natural media painting, photo editing and illustrative styles. TwistedBrush has more than 9000 brushes in over 250 ArtSets! That’s more brushes than included in any art software anywhere at any price. If that still isn’t enough you can create your own brushes with the powerful brush effects system capable of representing fine watercolors, smooth pens, full algorithmic trees or even recorded brush strokes or image processing filters.
Thousands of brushes: TwistedBrush Pro Studio includes as standard every brush available from Pixarra. Over 9000 at last count, covering every area of digital art from great natural media to wild brushes to brushes with that can build a random tree or whole city skyline with a single stroke.
64 bit imaging: Internally a full 64 bits of color information is used per pixel to accomplish the incredible blending found in TwistedBrush.
Powerful Brush Engine: Perhaps the most powerful image editing brush engine in existence anywhere. A single system with the flexibility and performance to mimic full natural media brushes, complex blending operations, very specialize procedural object painting such as single stroke trees and everything in between. The scope of brush effects is mind blowing!
Drawing Tablet Support: Experience expressive drawing and painting with the drawing tablet support with high precision sampling and pressure sensitivity.
Color Palettes: A large array of color palettes, including dynamic color palettes and mixing color palettes are included or create your own palettes from sampling an existing image or automatically creating ramps of colors.
Layers and Transparency: TwistedBrush fully supports transparency and layers with all the standard layer mixing modes plus many unique mixing modes that can’t be found anywhere else. Layers are accessed from either the layer mini bar on the left or the full Layer panel on the right.
Masks: TwistedBrush Pro Studio has extensive mask support for protecting and selecting parts of your images. Use the Magic Wand tool with the wide range of options for creating masks or use masking brushes to paint your masks. In addition to dedicated tools for masking there are masking (and unmasking) brushes as well as a special mask actions available from the Mask menu.
Extensive tool set: In addition to some of the tools already listed, a full range of tools are at your disposal including, Color Picker, Brush Cleaner, Selection, Crop, Move, Line, Rectangle, Ellipse, Paint Bucket, Gradients, Mask Rectangle, Mask Ellipse, Mask Wand, Image Warp, Script Brush, Copy tool, Paste tool, Text, Pan, Rotate Brush, Drawing Guides and Adjust Brush tools.
Image Processing Filters: Well over 200 image processing filters give you the tools to manipulate your photos or other work. From all the common image processing filters to exceptional filters found nowhere else such as the Value Blur, Photo Pop, Photo Detailer or Outliner filters. Shown on the right is the menu selection for filters. The Blur category of filters alone has 17 different types of blurs all of which can be configured is custom control panels. The depth of filters in TwistedBrush Pro Studio is amazing!
Clips: A fantastic productivity system that allows for easy storage and reuse of your clipped images and photo elements for use later.
Tracing paper: A drawing guide that allows you to see another image below your current image. Great when used with cloning brushes or just for a guide for proportions and layout.
Brush control: TwistedBrush Pro Studio Brush Control is a custom control panel that changes for every Pro brush. The brush editor allows the designer to define exposed control points for a brush to make it easy to tune a selected brush without needing to understand the details of brush editing.
Cloning: With the cloning brushes included in TwistedBrush Pro Studio and available for TwistedBrush Open Studio you can do all the standard cloning actions for photo touchup or convert your photos into the look of paintings or drawings.
Image formats: In addition to the TwistedBrush specific file formage, TBR, all the leading industry standard image formats are supported including, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, TGA, PCX, PSD, BMP, PCD, WMF and EMF.
Brush modifiers: Hundreds of quick and easy brush modifiers for changes the brush shape, texture, size, rotation and color combinations.
Drawing guides: With over 40 guides drawing precise images is easy. From simple grids and snap to grids to complex 3D perspectives, all drawing guides can be layered together with 8 guides active and any one time.
Lua script filters: The growing standard of GLUAS for using the Lua scripting language for writing image processing filters is included. TwistedBrush extends the standard with additional methods for programmers to create even better filters for sharing with the TwistedBrush user base.
Solutions: A one click solution for complex actions. Apply frames, advanced image processing, layouts and other tasks that might normally require significant work have been record for your easy play back.
Adobe Photoshop (TM) compatible plug-ins: Use the wide range of industry standard plug-ins right in within TwistedBrush Pro Studio.