Pixarra TwistedBrush - program for artists. It has a lot of variety of drawing tools, from paints to crayons and pencils. This program is deeply affects literally from the first run. Interface Twisted-Brush little resemblance to other editors, though, and provides all the necessary features: work with the clipboard, zuming and, of course, drawing. And drawing is only one tool - the brush, but the number (more than 3000 pieces!) And quality presets for drawing, as well as the diversity of form and governed by the size and colors enable a person, not a particularly gifted artistic talent, just a couple of minutes to portray it, that - perhaps more accurately, and qualitatively, of course - a professional who works in another editor, draw would probably have more than one hour.
You have the ability to mix oil paints, used dispensers and sketching. These funds can be drawn almost anything. Also, images can add effects: their number is not impressive - "only" a few dozen, which is also quite a lot, although in this part of TwistedBrush, certainly inferior to Photoshop and Ulead PhotoImpact. The difference lies in the fact that the main purpose of the latter two programs - image processing, whereas in TwistedBrush emphasis on simple, even for an absolute beginnera, but powerful in its ability to create them. Several unusual paging interface, but it very quickly get used to it. The system of drawing is reduced to the manipulation of a variety of brushes, as allowing to depict the specific drawing tools: pencil, painter, etc., and to create certain effects, such as: smoke, fire, wind, fog, water, and even create some three-dimensional objects with shadows and futuristic fractals.
Although much smaller than, for example, in Photoshop, the number of effects, TwistedBrush is also something that allows it. For example, the available effects, such as "smoke", "light", "wind", "fog", "water" and you can mix oil paints, use a sprayer, sketching, and even take advantage of this opportunity, as the creation of three-dimensional objects with shadows or Fractal futiristicheskogo species. Usability does not interfere with the current system of Undo / Redo (up to 50 levels), support scripts, more than 50 filters, ZOOM, multiple textures, etc. Supports most popular image formats, including JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, TGA, PCX, PSD, BMP, PCD, WMF and EMF.
Here is what's new in 17.20
Improved - Reset All will now clear the Adobe Plug-ins list.
Changed - Resizing the Page View panel is now handled with a right click on the Page View panel to cycle through four different sizes.
Fixed - If a previously selected Plug-ins directory was removed from the computer file system a crash could occur when selecting the Plug-ins option from the Filter menu.
Platform / OS: Microsoft Windows 2000, XP and Vista