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

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

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
133 Ratings

133 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.

Deeashley ,

This app is still awesome...

... 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!

Ya bshh ,

Picasso meets Monet meets Rembrandt meets Jackson Pollack meets...

I could straight up open an art exposition with some of the gems that have spilled out of this app. All I do is take s@&%# selfie photos, now I look like I was some renaissance nobleman posing for 8+ hours while homeboy drapes up a million dollar canvas of my a#^. If I slapped one of these bad boys up in the Louvre somewhere, people wouldn't even bat an eyelash, it would just become a feature of the Louvre. Take a picture of whatever and you've got a brick of solid gold with this app.


11.3 MB
Photo & Video

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2014, The 11ers, LLC
In-App Purchases
  1. All Styles $2.99
  2. Transparency Pack $2.99
  3. Sailboat Group $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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