Procreate takes painting with iPad to a whole new dimension

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Procreate 5.2 is “coming soon” according to Savage Interactive.
Go from a virtual canvas to painting 3D objects with Procreate 5.2.
Photo: Savage Interactive

Procreate 5.2 will let iPad users paint in 3D and then view their creations with augmented reality. That’s a significant  step beyond traditional 2D creation.

And Savage Interactive says its digital tool will be up to four times faster on the 2021 iPad Pro thanks to the M1 processor.

Procreate is one of the most popular painting tools for tablets. It goes up against Adobe Fresco and Illustrator.

Create 3D art with Procreate 5.2

With version 5.2, artists will be able to import three-dimensional objects then paint them. “3D Paint lets artists paint on any surface, at any angle with the power and beauty of Procreate’s brush engine and the full range of Procreate’s industry leading image effects,” promises Savage.

And then users can view their painting virtually projected in the real world with AR.

In addition, Procreate 5.2 will offer new accessibility features. That includes simplified touch controls, Audio Feedback and adjustable font sizes. And the new version promises to include tools that are easier to find, read, and adjust. The goal is “to make art easier and better for artists of all abilities,” according to the developer.

Savage Interactive doesn’t have a definite debut date for Procreate 5.2. When available it’ll be a free update for those who already own the current version. For everyone else, the iPad software is $9.99 on the Apple App Store.

Source: Savage Interactive