Glaze 4+


Designed for iPad

    • 4.3 • 400 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Glaze turns your photos into paintings with your unique style. Select one of dozens of included styles and compare variations before sharing your image with friends or saving it for professional quality printing. Paint masks to control brush stroke placement and save with transparent backgrounds for layering. Create your own unique styles using the Workshop mode, allowing you to generate endless variations of the styles and blending styles together.

• Create beautiful paintings without the mess.
• Impress your friends with unique holiday cards.
• Create unique avatars and profile pictures.
• Save full-resolution images for poster prints, up to 21 megapixels.
• Combine results with other apps using transparency features.

Glaze's standard Studio mode is great for quickly generating a few versions of a painting and sharing or saving the results. The Workshop lets you explore a huge range of styles and variations to find the perfect fit for each image.

Load images from your library before applying styles from the sliding style bar. Compare styles by tapping on their style buttons. Share or save your final image with the button on the right side of the toolbar to the gallery, Facebook, Twitter, Email, or to other photo processing applications.

Paint a mask to restrict where brush strokes are placed using the Transparency Mask in-app purchase. Save images with transparent backgrounds so they can be precisely layered using compositing apps, retaining the detail of each individual brush stroke.

The Glaze Workshop allows you to create your own unique styles by generating variations and combinations of the included popular styles. Personal styles are controlled through a button palette which is saved and restored each time you use Glaze. Generate random new styles to expand the range of possibilities and mix the random styles on your palette.

Brought to you by The 11ers, winners of the 2012 Technical Achievement Academy Award ® with 20+ years of experience building advanced imaging tools.

Image Credits:
Girl close-up by Habib Zargarpour, modeling by Charlotte Kaiser
Painted Horse by Veronica (vjv on instagram)
Beach shot by Karen Messick
Dinner Party by Christianna Pierce
"Stark Christmas" by James Walsh
Butterfly by Carolyn Hall Young

What’s New

Version 1.9

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Fixed crash in iOS 8.1, loading image issue since iOS8 and iPhone 6&6+ layout issues.

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
400 Ratings

400 Ratings

Adeemeg ,

Come back to me!!!

I love this app!! Why, why why do you not update and hurt me so??? Only 4 stars because you left me. Alone. With nothing else to fill the void of your absence.
I have not found another app that does the painted effect like THIS ONE DOES. All others don’t provide depth! They can say that a photo will look “painted”, but it all looks like a cartoon- except THIS ONE. This one looks like layers upon layers, like you would FEEL the paint gobbed onto the canvas if you could touch it. If anyone has another app they found that can do this FREE, tell me! 3 years and no update only tells me I can say goodbye to cool AF.

iwolf2 ,

Workaround for saving error

As others have stated here, this was a great little app for customizing the look of your photos or images. But because of a user saving error, the app will no longer allow you to save your altered image back to photos in the customary way. So until the developer updates, if ever, the app to correct the issue, I can’t recommend purchasing this app! Thus the one star rating!

But for those, like myself, who already own the app and like myself have bought many of the enhanced functions from within the app there is a workaround for the save function. Simply do a screen save by pressing the power and home button simultaneously or whatever button replaces the home button for those devices that don’t have one. It’s not as good as the in app save function where you could select the size and resolution but at least it allow you to save till hopefully the developer updates the app, but don’t hold your breath since nothing been done with the app in quite a while! ;-)

It would be ashamed to let this little jewel of an art app go by the wayside but unfortunately many other similar type of apps from the early days of the App Store, have as well.

Deeashley ,

This app is still awesome...

The following info is anecdotal, and admittedly, late in the game, but since the dev clearly is no longer supporting this app, I’ll throw this out there in case it helps anyone.
I have refused to update this app for fear of losing it (and I know that day will come sooner or later, but hopefully as late as possible!). I have two or three apps that I don’t update for this reason, and they still work. Judging from other reviewers on here, this app is starting to break for most people, but mine still works. For now.
I know this is temporary and fleeting, but hey, I’ll take what I can get!

... Although it has not been updated in quite a while. I am really hoping to see an update soon, especially because of this app's potential. It is truly unique and, despite some glitches, it's a solid app.
I would like to see some improvements with the masking tool as well as some bug fixes, particularly when it comes to crashing and/or freezing when in random mode (although I only find the freezing to be an issue when I leave it on the automated random road for a long period, which Innoway, it's almost understandable, considering how much input must be going into the thing).
Anyways, this was just a review update. I still love the app, but I hope the developer plans on maintaining it!

App Privacy

The developer, Gilles DEZEUSTRE, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.

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