Gesture 1.0 by Big Stone Phone - Photos to Paintings on iPhone/Touch

September 17, 2008 in Photo and Video (E)

[] Albuquerque, NM - Big Stone Phone today has shipped a brand new revolutionary application for the iPhone and iPod Touch named "Gesture". Gesture v 1.0 lets you create digital paintings from your photos simply by dragging your finger over the photo.

With just a little imagination, you can can make beautiful works of art. Be as rough or tight as you like as Gesture translates your movements into paint strokes using a sampled color from the photo below. Bringing a popular artistic technique from the desktop to the iPhone and iPod Touch, Gesture makes creating stunning works of art a breeze for the artist and non-artist alike.

Big Stone Phone cofounder and CEO of Stone Design, Andrew Stone remarked, "We had so much fun with iGraffiti, we conceived of a new way to make original art quickly and easily on your iPhone. What's more, you can share and view your paintings with our online Public Art Space."

Gesture has a simple model - you create works of art in your "Studio" and you view your art in your "Gallery":

Gallery Features:
* View your masterpieces in landscape mode
* Add and delete paintings
* Share and view paintings from other Gesture users online

Studio Features:
* Save your painting to Photos
* Play back your painting like a movie
* Instantly Pointilize your photo
* Zoom in for detail work
* Unlimited undo
* Load any image on the internet

Pricing and Availability:
Gesture 1.0 is only $4.99 USD and available exclusively through Apple's App Store. Other popular iPhone/iPod Touch titles by Big Stone Phone include: Twittelator Pro, iGraffiti and TalkingPics.

Stone Design is a New Mexico based software corporation founded in 1984 by Andrew Stone which has shipped over 20 titles for Mac OS X and its parent operating system, the NeXT, in the last 20 years. Major applications include Create, a page layout and web authoring app, iMaginator for image processing and Videator for video effects and VJ'ing. This year, in conjunction with BigStonePhone, has added 4 iPhone applications to the collection: TalkingPics for field photography and audio recording, iGraffiti which lets you paint on photos and share them, Twittelator Pro - the ulitimate native Twitter client and now Gesture. Big Stone Phone is a collaboration between Stone, Jeff BIggus of and artist and UI designer Ollie Wagner.


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