iOrnament Pro – art, fun, calm 4+

Create geometry art & mandalas


    • 4.7 • 413 Ratings
    • $6.99
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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iOrnament Pro combines beauty, structure and creativity.
You create, you play…you are blown away by your own designs.
A colourful and sparkling treat for digital creatives!

Creating stunning ornamental patterns and mandalas are the focus of this App.
The first steps in iOrnament Pro are as easy as moving your finger over the screen...they can lead to an amazing creative journey... leading to beautiful pieces of art. The fun is in the discovery!

No matter whether you are a casual doodler, a design professional, a child, a craftsperson, or just seeking for a relaxing soothing drawing experience, iOrnament will make your creative juices flow and unleash your inner artist. Get your fingers and pencil ready for a new drawing experience!

Main features:
While you draw on the iPad iOrnament Pro repeats your strokes by rules of symmetry. Highly expressive pens, effects like gold, silver or glitter create a rich variety of styles. Whether you go for highly artistic calligraphy, strict geometric constructions, or just casual doodling iOrnament offers a suitable tool set to create extraordinary designs.

For the Artist
Full support of all possible symmetry patterns and highly expressive pens allow for the creation of stunning patterns. The possibility of image import brings real world elements into the world of pattern creation. Realistic effect pens, precise brushes seamless patterns and the mathematically precise symmetries make it possible to create crisp geometric drawings and glamorous jewellery likewise.

For kids of all ages
First of all: its fun! Starting at the age of four kids can dive into joyful and creative play for hours. Playing in iOrnament is a creative and satisfying experience starting from the very first stroke. Vivid color palettes, glitter, gold, mandalas, varieties of shapes, and much more offer an endless playground of discovery. And while playing children learn basics about the maths of symmetry.

For meditation
Drawing in iOrnament connects your left and the right brain: the creative and the structural. This leads to a very calming and relaxing drawing experience with even therapeutic effects. It is like playing a flute in a big room with a great echo. You create something, it comes back from all directions and you react to your own creations. Ornamental structures and symmetries can be helpful to focus and relax at the same time.

For teaching
iOrnament gives access to all mathematical possible planar ornament groups. And even spherical and hyperbolic symmetries. It contains an interactive tutorial explaining the maths behind it and can be used to trigger an exciting journey in the border of art and maths. Suitable for both maths and art classes.

For experimenting
Life is exploration and the best way of learning is playing. The possibilities of iOrnament are endless. Go on your own creative journey and find your own unique way of using this app.

Some feature highlights:

– glitter and gold pens and brushes
– advanced color support
– photorealistic textures
– hyperrealistic sparkles
– image import
– video and time lapse export
– advanced layer functions
– on board help center
– stroke and color post-editing
– many versatile stroke properties
– clean and well-structured UI
– embossing effect
– dynamic responsive pens
– patterns on the sphere
– local mandala symmetries
– Escheresque color symmetries
– calligraphy pens and brushes
– mesmerising geometric deformations
– 3D paper models via the iOrnament Crafter

The predecessor App iOrnament was featured in Apple Retail Stores and used by Apple for graphics on their website and at the WWDC.

What’s New

Version 1.0.7

– Fill functions
– Stage Manager support
– Many stability improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
413 Ratings

413 Ratings

shebreathes ,

Brilliant app all around for geometric forms and designs

I have used this app for years and am absolutely over the moon for what it can do. I love the sparkle and emboss options, and the ability to use design mode to overlay symmetries of different geometric points. Despite being a years long regular user, I am always learning something new that it can do. It can be as complicated, or as simple, as you want it to me.

I have only one request: a random colorizer. I often get stuck in finding colors that pair well, and if there were a button you could turn on that wouldrsndoize the colors (say everytime you lift the pencil), it would be absolute genius!

NEW4600 ,

Crashed my iPad twice!

Im an artist and I liked this app, there are some things I would like to have there to have more flexibility and abilities during the creating process, but it was pleasurable enough for a few weeks since Ive got it until all of the sudden it crashed my iPad! The screen got black with couple of flashing strips across, and I couldn't even turn off my device does not matter how many times Ive tried! All I could see the screen is not off completely. Some thing like that happen a few years ago with my Desktop when virus killed my hard drive. So I thought 'That's it! Good buy iPad!'... Then fortunately about 5-7 minutes later my iPad went off. So Ive waited for another 5 min and turned it back on, and was happy to see, that its not 'dead', but I gave it another try with this app and when I ask it to continue on my project (which was an Easter Egg) my iPad momentarily crashed again in the same manner. So, when I was able to turn it back on, I just deleted this app - no more tries, could cost me a lot! If developer will try and fix the problem would be nice, because this app can really do the job! Ive got two of this apps in the bundle, and Im afraid to try the other one even I did not delete the other one yet.

Developer Response ,

Hi NEW4600, sorry for the inconvenience. This definitely should not happen and definitely is not the usual behaviour. Could you please contact me directly through the science-to-touch website. So that we can find out what was going wrong. Would be great to have your input.

AimeeLynne123 ,

Disappointed in the pro’s image quality compared to the original version

First I have to say I love iOrnament app. I do a lot of mandalas and intricate drawing with it. When I saw the pro version, I had to buy it. However, after playing with it for a bit, I noticed some difference in the image quality. When drawing in pro, my lines have a much more pixelated edge rather than a nice smooth edge that I get with the original app. I switched back to the original and will continue using until this issue is fixed. I have screen shot the images made in both apps and you can definitely see the difference. I do have the high res turned on.

I also did not like that when you export the image, the whole screen is exported not just my image but also the black background making the image even smaller pixels as I get a 4096x 4096 in the original app and only 4096x3072, making it only 3072x3072 when I crop off the black background. I feel the image quality has decreased with the new pro version.

I’d also like to see a full 300 dpi for images as line work prints best at 300 dpi. When I change 264 to 300 in my editing software, my image print size is reduced.

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