popsicolor iPhone app turns photos into watercolors
jul 02, 2012
popsicolor iPhone app turns photos into watercolors


the ‘popsicolor’ universal apple app transforms photos into imitation watercolors

the ‘popsicolor‘ iPhone and iPad app by brooklyn-based software company tinrocket transforms photographs into watercolor-like images

an adjustable setting controls the focus and balance of white space, while two rows of colour palettes along the top and bottom of the image
let users decide which colours to blend within the imitation watercolor. if the iPhone or iPad is kept face-up and level while ‘popsicolor’
is at work, the paintings will feature a clean border; otherwise the app adds in mock drips.

‘popsicolor’ was developed over the course of seven days and is available for 0.99 USD at the apple store.


the app in use on iPad


control menus


example image


additional examples


left: original photo; right: ‘popsicolor’ watercolor version


demo use of ‘popsicolor’ on iPad

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