Freehand Painter is a simple yet powerful graphic editor oriented to create artistic works based on vector graphics by simulating brushstrokes of different thicknesses and colors. The program was thought to give expression to your ideas by using your fingers, for which it turns out to be especially useful to have a touch screen at your disposal.
The program's main window is fairly attractive and intuitive, and allows you to start drawing and painting as soon as you run it. It provides you with a big blank area that acts as a canvas, and also with two basic tools – a brush and an eraser. For the brush, you can select the color, the thickness, and the level of transparency all in a visual way – all of which you can change later at any moment –, and you can start painting by dragging the mouse over the canvas area, or using your fingers in case you have a touch screen. As for the eraser tool, however, you can only change its thickness. The erasing color will always be white.
The color for the brush tool can be easily selected thanks to a predefined set of colors made available at the bottom of the working area, which includes a good variety of tonalities. However, you can click on a special symbol to get access to the standard Windows color selection dialog, and thus obtain the exact color you want to include in your work. Every brushstroke you add to your work is considered as an individual "linear" element, for which the program creates a vector-based graphic. more