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Escape Motion’s Rebelle is a fun watercolor, acrylic painting app for the Mac

By Aaron Lee

Escape Motions’s Rebelle is a fun watercolor and acrylic painting application for macOS. Its watercolor simulation is based on a real-world color mixing, blending, wet- diffusion, and drying.

About Rebelle

Rebelle mimics the way natural media interacts with the canvas and itself. Users can paint, smear, re-wet dried colors, blow wet washes across the paper, tilt the paper to create water drops and runs and create countless fantastic watercolor effects. Wet tools — watercolors, acrylics or ink pen — can be combined with pastels, pencils, airbrush many other dry-media tools and effects.

Features include:

And the latest version (Rebelle 4)  adds hyper‑realistic digital oils and acrylics. It also boasts 4x faster painting and minimal lag between the stylus and cursor. Additionally, the brush size is 4x larger covering 16x larger area compared to Rebelle 3.

Rebelle is available for US$99.99 at the  Escape Motions website. 

Review overview

Ease of use7.8

The Pros

  • Watercolor simulation is impressive
  • very fast
  • great brush size choices

The Cons

  • Has a bit of a learning curve for non-artists


8.4If you love to draw and paint on your Mac, Rebelle 4 is a great app for you.

Article provided with permission from AppleWorld.Today
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