Gertrudis Graphics has released the latest version (2.0) of its flagship product, GMX-PhotoPainter, for Mac and PC systems. It’s available for US$49.99 for a limited time at ; a demo is available for download.

GMX-PhotoPainter is a digital photo-painting package with a paint engine that enables the user to customize and transform any photograph into original artwork. You start with any existing digital image and y add paintbrush strokes manually or with the “Auto Painting” feature. Each brushstroke is rendered by using the original source photograph and color information.