ArtPose is a fun and artistic app for posing the male figure. Create fast and dynamic poses in minutes. Quickly flesh out an ideal pose, then take a screen shot to use in your favorite art apps. 240 preset starter poses make getting started a snap. ArtPose is about keeping you in the moment of creation.
ImagineFX Magazine rated ArtPose a 4/5 and Said it was "a must-have for iPad artists".
Getting started video available:
- Body shape slider from skinny to muscular male models for great poses.
- Muscle structure model(black and white and color)
- Three hair styles help with visualization.
- Image Based Lighting (IBL) for stunning visuals.
- Five new perspective save slots
- Perspective slider for changing the Field of view from 15º to 115º
- Move lights to get the shadows just right.
- Preset hand and full body poses to help kick start your creative juices.
-"New" Pose browser with 240 preset poses.
-"New" Mirror Pose now doubles the preset poses by letting you mirror any pose.
-"New"Mirror Limb lets you set one arm or legs position and mirror it to the other side.
-Simple but powerful User Interface (UI) to help you get the pose you want.
-Save up to 20 poses between sessions
-export and import poses through iTunes.
-Now with 10 levels of undo for joints and figure poses.
Tested with iOS 8+
iPhone 6s, iPhone 8, iPhone Xs and iPad Pro
and above. iOS 12 recommended
New movement from pro version for moving the figure.
Added in hand objects from the pro version.
Moved icons in to better work with iOS gestures.
Fixed some minor issues.
Fixed issue with newer iPhones having a clipped interface.
Ratings and Reviews
I have only played with this app for a short time, and I think it has great potential for the figure artist, but I can already see an area that I would like to see modified: while it is very easy to pose the various body elements, it is imperative to see the figure from different points of view to make sure the pose is working as the parts are positioned. As currently implemented, the pose widget is positioned on the right side of the screen, while the camera widget is on the left side of the screen, making it necessary to continually interrupt the posing process to activate the camera, then activate the pose tool again and so on. This slows the posing down. I believe it would speed things up considerably if the pose and camera widgets were both on the left side of the screen so one hand could activate them both in their turn. Or make the positioning of them user-customizable to accommodate righties or lefties.
Good but LIMITED
This app can be very helpful however there are several things that drag it down. The amount of options for lighting and pose are near limitless and completely open for you to manipulate. The preloaded poses are varied and dynamic enough that I find very little need to ever pose one of the 3D models manually. I can usually find a preloaded pose easily enough and move it around a little bit to get what pose I’m looking for. In those respects the app is great however its limitations rear their head soon enough. You are very limited when it comes to body shapes, a problem that is very noticeable with the women models which don’t really mimic any body shape except the classic “superhero” shape. You cannot alter the face/expression and there are only a few options for hair (all of which are nothing near realistic). So any drawings you do from this app quickly begin to all look the same, same body shape, same proportions, same face, same hair. For the price the app is good enough, just wish you could alter actual appearance of the 3D model more. It’s fine if you’re gonna crank out canned drawings of superheroes but if you want to explore drawing actual figures you’re gonna be left wanting. Oh also for the male version of the app always turns my music waaaay down when I open it and won’t let me turn it back up, super weird cuz the woman version doesn’t, I dunno.
Fantastic program one suggestion
I really enjoy the work that was put into this program. It fantastic for quick reference and the posing is quick and intuitive. All the additions to the programs have been great. I use this all the time in my comic book work. My one suggestion is the ability to make just the background a solid white or black. When I camera shot the pose I need I spend a lot of time having to carefully select around the pose in my art program. They gradiated gray that is the same color of the model makes it unnecessarily difficult to pull the model reference out from the background.
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- shawn ogle
- 234.6 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
- © Artware
Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.