Have you ever wanted to draw like a professional artist?
Are you fascinated by symmetry and tessellations?
If so, Amaziograph will help you express your creativity
Amaziograph lets you create breathtaking tessellations and mandalas in an easy and fun manner. The intuitive user interface makes drawing easy and relaxing, and advanced features make Amaziograph suitable for everyone from children to professional artists.
Amaziograph offers you a choice of 12 symmetries you can combine to draw anything. Once you touch the screen, the stroke is simultaneously drawn in multiple sections of the canvas, turning your movement into mesmerizing tessellations and mandalas.
* 11 types of symmetries
* Brush and eraser tools with adjustable stroke width, softness and opacity
* Paint bucket tool
* Easy to use colour palette -- mix colours just like you would do in real life. If you still want to choose colours with RGB values, you have that option too
* Canvas size up to 4096x4096px
* Automatic correction of circles and straight lines
* Draw dashed and dotted lines automatically
* Export your artwork in JPEG and PNG formats, or in Amaziograph format to share with other Amaziograph users
We cannot describe the feeling of drawing with Amaziograph - it’s up to you to discover your inner art nature.
- Bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
This app is great but occasionally it freezes for no reason and I have to close it, wait a few minutes and reopen it again to make it work.
Also, wouldn’t have minded a quick intro into what all the buttons were when I first opened the app so that I didn’t have to do a google search to make sure what was what
Developer Response ,
We work to fix an issue caused by OpenGL and soon will be version that uses Metal.
I'm A Tough Critic and this doesn't cut it
I was looking for a mandala maker, and the only app I'd tried so far with symmetry was MediBang Paint. That app was so slow, so I tried this one. Here are my pros and cons for this app:
Very responsive, fast to react to the Apple Pencil
Has several types of tiling formats, not just a circle
You can adjust the tiling grid manually
You can change canvas size during work
You can share images and native files
You can store your artworks in collections
You can import images, but only as a background to draw on top of / fill / erase. It itself will not be tiled.
You can adjust layer opacity
You can adjust pen and eraser opacity, size and softness, and if the stroke is solid, dashed or dotted
You can adjust fill opacity
You can customise how stylus reacts to pressure - by size or opacity, and what the buttons on your stylus, if any, do.
There is no standard HSB or hex colour picker. You have to manually mix colours together from a limited pallete. Physically mixing colours is novel but not practical and not good for commerical workflow.
You are limited to a maximum canvas size of 4096 x 4096 pixels
There is No smoothing on the brush and eraser tools, so strokes easily look jittery
Shape recognition is a bit hit-or-miss
As I previously said, you cant import images to make tiling patterns
The app can only be used in landscape view on the iPad, not portrait
You can't duplicate layers
The fill tool can be a second or two delayed when used on large spaces
Pen pressure has 3 levels: High, Medium and Low. Even when set to high, it doesn't provide enough variance for me. The variance is greater the larger your brush is. But basically if you're trying to do a brush lettering type of stroke, it won't work, the brush won't get the small-to-big change you need.
The fill tool is only discontiguous, no option to fill a space on its own without affecting other unattached areas of the same colour.
This cons list is too large for me to have any further use for this app. The four most impactful cons for me was the brush smoothness, brush pressure variance, colour picking, and being able to import images. If there areas were addressed I may return. But the app is a good start, just not enough for a commerical artists use.
Developer Response ,
Thank you for reply!
The size is limited due to capabilities of the iPad.
There is a smooth option.
We never said that this is a pro app and it was design to support students in elementary schools inn their art lessons.
The new version is on the way and hope it will change your mind.
Entertaining and relaxing
I work with students in primary school and this is one of my go to apps for getting them relaxed and focused at the same time. While they draw we talk.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.