ArtRage

Get creative with art tools that feel just like the real thing

ArtRage Holiday Sale

ArtRage – Holiday Sale – 50% Off!

Natural painting tools and powerful utilities for everyone from Pros to Beginners. Get 50% off ArtRage 4 or ArtRage Lite for your desktop computer now and you’ll pay less when ArtRage 5 comes out in 2017!

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On Sale

( Windows & Mac OS X )

Realistic natural media features
Traditional art tools
Non-intrusive design
Suitable for all ages and skill levels

ArtRage 5 Is Coming

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ArtRage 5 is coming in early 2017! Buy ArtRage Lite or ArtRage 4 during the pre-release Holiday Sale to make sure you get a discount off the total price!

All existing ArtRage owners are eligible for an upgrade discount, so if you buy either edition of ArtRage now while it’s on sale and upgrade later, you will pay less overall than buying ArtRage 5 new. If you buy ArtRage 4 and upgrade, you will get a 19% discount off the total price of ArtRage 5. If you purchase ArtRage Lite, you will get an 11% total discount. If you already own ArtRage, you can wait and upgrade when ArtRage 5 is released, or take advantage of the sale to upgrade to ArtRage 4 for only $12.45!

Professional quality software at a casual artist price

ArtRage 5 will have improved pencil and pastel, perspective grids, a docking workspace, a custom brush tool, improved performance, and many more fantastic new features, on top of the realistic and intuitive tools and design that ArtRage has always been known for.

Read the announcement for more details on the sale and see the ArtRage 5 page for a preview of the new features!

Natural Painting Software

ArtRage gives you real world painting tools on your computer in a stylish, easy to use environment that lets you get down to the process of creating without digital distractions.

Image credits: The header images were painted in ArtRage 5 by Sav Scatola, also known as Boxy. He is one of our beta testing artists for ArtRage 5 and was our first featured ArtRage artist!

Rediscover Digital Art

Learn how to paint and draw

Learning to paint

Learn how to start painting, drawing and inking with the watercolours, oils, pencils, and other tools in ArtRage. You can discover tips and tricks to apply both for your real world art and in our digital software.

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Try ArtRage

Check out the features of ArtRage, with our full featured demonstration version. No risk. No obligation. You can try our ArtRage software for free on PC or Mac with just a few limitations.

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Our store provides purchase links for new customers and information for owners who are eligible for discounts on product upgrades.

Painting software created for and shaped by real artists!

Combine real world techniques with powerful digital editing tools!

ArtRage Community

Educational Software

Educational Software

Our digital painting apps allow students of all ages to learn more about modern technology, while also expanding their traditional art skills.

Example Artwork

Featured Artists

Check out our collection of featured artists to see the astonishing paintings they are creating with our ArtRage program.

Fragility of Life by Steve Goad artwork

Art Forums

Our art community forums are some of the friendliest around. Join in the conversation, share your art, and swap painting tips and tricks with other artists.

Suitable for all ages and skill levels (kids to professionals).

Learn and develop real art, without the mess.

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