App for Apple iPad Helps Young Artists Create Artwork on-the-go

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[] Dunedin, Florida - Auman Software, a design and development consultancy focusing on early childhood learning and educational entertainment applications, today announced the release of handPaint 1.0 for the Apple(R) iPad(TM) Tablet and the iPhone(TM)/iPod touch(TM). The kid-friendly handPaint application is a digital canvas where budding artists create colorful artwork using a wide variety of colorful subjects and artisans' tools. With jungle and safari motifs, as well as various landscapes and backgrounds included your youngster can paint a masterpiece. You can expand the software to include sets of cute animals, African silhouettes, cars and construction themes.

"Now parents can empower their young artists to create colorful, multilayered artwork anywhere with ease," explains Karen Auman, mother and creator of handPaint. "The application was inspired by my middle son who loves to draw race cars and motorcycles but became easily frustrated when he couldn't convey his wishes in his Christmas letter to Santa. Now he revels in the exciting car portraits he can create."

handPaint's easy-to-navigate toolbar allows artists of all ages to create on-the-go. The tools included with handPaint are designed to make the user experience simple and fun.

* Palette allows artists to use their finger to mimic the movements and strokes of a paintbrush
* Magic Brush lets users simply paint to reveal their chosen subject
* Paint Bucket drops your selected color onto the canvas
* Eraser erases certain aspects of the artwork and allows users to touch the page curl to begin a fresh canvas
* Camera snaps a photo of the artwork and saves it to the device's photo gallery, where artwork can be shared with others
* Snapshot lets artists restore a previous version of the work

handPaint expands on the fan-favorite artistic component of Auman Software's popular educational application, zooSpelling, a 2009 nominee for the "Best Ever Educational Application" presented by 148apps. handPaint application provides entertainment for young artists wherever they are - grocery checkout lines, restaurants, cars, airplanes, and more. To keep preschool Picassos challenged, Auman Software offers additional landscapes and portrait sets for individual in-app purchase or as a bundle such as a sports car combined with a cityscape background or a construction set bundled with construction landscapes. With a little imagination and handPaint, possibilities become realities.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.1.2 or later
* 9.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
handPaint 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

Auman Software, LLC is a unique design, development, and strategic consulting outfit. We build iPhone(TM) apps that are trendy and use cutting-edge technology. Under the prekApps banner, we specialize in early childhood learning and educational entertainment. Additional information about Auman Software, zooSpelling, or kidClock, can be obtained by calling 727-688-1631 or visiting them online. Copyright (C) 2010 Auman Software, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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