Escape Motions has released Flame Painter 4, an update of the software that allows you to paint and enhance designs and photographs with life-like organic brushes. New features include:

° New particle systems for creating an unlimited spectrum of particle brushes, ranging from classic light effects to structured patterns, textured shapes or even natural painting brushes;

° A new Brush Creator that consists of a set of settings and sliders to help enhance the appearance and behavior of a brush;

° SVG import, which allows importing any vector image in .SVG file format with the possibility to convert it to bitmap or vector path;

° Editable vector layers that allow modifying already painted strokes to an artist’s specific needs;

° A Photoshop plugin, Symmetry tool, and more. 

Flame Painter 4 is available for Mac and Windows systems for $89.99. Existing users can upgrade for $39.99.