Adobe’s Virtual Oil Paint Simulator Adds Texture To Your Screen

Adobe’s Virtual Oil Paint Simulator Adds Texture To Your Screen

The program allows for 3D drawings to be digitally-rendered in real-time

Jiwon Kim
  • 2 august 2016

Adobe Research and NVIDIA have partnered to create a computer program called Project Wetbrush that lets artists create oil paints virtually. Despite the complexities of creating a natural and easy experience, complex computing have made it possible to do everything in real-time in an organic manner. Everything is accounted for, such as the color that is created when different colors come into contact and brush strokes that acknowledge the variety of paintbrushes’ bristles. The brush, canvas and the paints all interact together in a way that is not too far removed from the original act of oil painting. Project Wetbrush even accounts for paint drying time.

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