Natural media painting, video, animation, 3D, visual effects

Cinematic visual FX in a familiar painting environment

Breakthrough real-time howling performance

Mapping to Gradient improvements
Adjustable Gradient Tool

Howler 2021 is here!

Airbrush creation tool and aa pen now go to 1,000%
One click feature replacement moves out of the experimental stage
Eyedropper tool now picks all colors in addition to layer colors
Loading and saving of settings and keyfgrames in revamped Puppyray
New options to flip and rotate the custom brush
More tablet friendly size and opacity sliders
rewritten eyedropper tool
Improved multi-monitor support
Remembers the last used monitor
New and rewritten GUI components
More extensive use the mouse scroll wheel.
Extensive GUI cosmetic and functional improvements
Revamped visual recently used document list
Reorganized info panel
Substantial bug fixes and performance improvements

2020 and recent...

More responsive painting on large images
Sprite presets in Particle Modeler
Stored images no longer use memory and reload after a crash
Rewritten Brush Shape panel and media browser
Updated light diffusion filter for new bloom type effects
Removal of legacy internal brushes
Export H264 and WMV video formats
Improved Exposure Sheet, Frame Painter and Brush TImeline.
Auto-magic blemish / feature removal
Match the palette of one image to that of another image
Animate with the line and circle tools
Polar designer for texture creation
New stamp tool and rewritten text tool
Visual Recently Used Documents list
Search and sort images by similarity
Improved curve and rotoscoping tools
Media browsing improvements in Howler 2020
Polar Designer

Rotoscoping for VFX
Brush shape panel improvements
The Brush Timeline
Painting a tree in Howler 2021
First look at Howler 2021
Exposure Sheet project
Poisson Blending and Feature Removal
Feature Removal project
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