Sunday, February 22, 2009

Paintbrush! Free program from

Paintbrush 2.0.0

If you're looking for a free, simple paint program for Mac, but the mere mention of the word "Microsoft" gives you the yips, try Paintbrush.

Paintbrush is a Cocoa-based paint program for Mac OS X, similar to Microsoft Paint and MacPaint. It's from It's pretty simple, fun to fool around with, and best of all, it's FREE!

My son in Shanghai sent me the link. He said that though the program is simple, he's seen some pretty awesome art that was created with it. Try your hand! In practically no time, I drew a formless abstract thing and a series of intersecting teal-colored ovoid shapes. WOW. Art world, here I come!

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