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by Charlotte Delannoy
5 hours ago

Thanks a lot ! Did you give some masterclass of something ?

How is the Clovers sit on top between tiles? for mine, blend modes doesnt seem to be working... they follow the height of the tiles which results in extreme distortion of clovers following the height changes of tiles

by Gary Sanchez
8 hours ago

I really liked Cris Tales, its a Colombian game, i really like it how it looks, its like a old JRPG with a unique graphic style:

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openCanvas is a painting software dedicated to Windows Operating System, that is suitable to beginners to advanced users. Equipped with analog-like brush strokes and functional yet user-friendly interface, openCanvas has the higher basic performance and the unique "Event" function that enables to record and replay the drawing procedure. Various functions and excellent performance of openCanvas strongly support visualizing your creativity. Enjoy creating an illustration with openCanvas!

Version 6 New Functions


  • Compatible to 64 bit native

Officially being compatible to Windows 64 bit version increases the memory capacity considerably. You don’t need to distress often by an insufficient memory due to the large image size and/or multiple layers and proceed drawing and editing. Also, some processing speed, such as reading/ writing a file, displaying an image, etc., have been improved.


  • New Brush Engine “AQUA”

Renewed brush engine enables you to draw more crisp and smoother image. Also, drawing speed got improved considerably faster. You can smoothly draw with a brush using an image. Equipped with the Jitter function, you can now change the brush parameter randomly. This enables you to create even more various brushes ever. Experience openCanvas with the new brush engine!


  • TabletPC Function Support

TabletPC pen pressure is availabe.(※1) You can directly draw on screen with brush tool like drawing on paper. It enables more intuitive drawing with TabletPC.
※1 Only with the pen pressure supported device.

Multi-touch gesture is available.(※2) You can control canvas display by fingers. It enables you to control without a mouse.
※2 Only with the multi-touch supported device.


  • Layer Mask

Layer Mask is available. You can delete an image partially with Layer Mask while keeping an original image.

An original image remains as untouched even after edited Layer Mask, therefore it is simple and easy to go back to the before-editing condition.

Standard features


            • Various Brushes

There are various brush types, such as a pen gives a hard line, a watercolor brush mixes colors, and many more.


            • Filter

Multifunction filter enables to visualize a complicated expression by hand. You can easily apply effects to an illustration by using a filter.


            • Transform

Transform is used not only to scale and rotate but also to skew and distort an illustration freely.


            • Layer Mode

22 types of Layer Mode let you express an unlimited possibility.


            • Text

The editable Text Layer enables you to design various texts.


            • Sharpen Level

The lag caused by Sharpen Level has been improved by algorithmic correction. Smoother and more stabilized brush stroke is available.


            • Hand Tool

Display control tools (move/rotate/scale) are concentrated in one spot, therefore it is more convenient than ever.

            • Event Function

Event function records the drawing procedure and replays it. You can see the illustration from the beginning to the end as if someone is drawing right at this moment.

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