Of the nearly 80 projects featured on Chrome Experiments, the majority are graphic demos.
1. Canvas Sketch: Fingerpainting for mobile devices
Canvas Sketch has the very basics of a paint program: freehand and line drawing, eraser, and fill tools; and tools to draw rectangular and circular shapes.
Its colour palette is limited to 26 colours, and no image can be larger than 501x334 pixels.
(There's an 'iPhone mode' that resizes Canvas Sketch's default horizontal layout to a vertically-oriented one that fits within the iPhone's screen dimensions.)
You can save your digital doodles in GIF, JPG or PNG format.
2. Impressionist: Monet-ise your photos
This image-manipulation tool is designed to do only one thing: convert a photograph into what looks like a painting.
You start by uploading your image file to the Impressionist server. From there, you apply the oil-paint effect in one of two ways.
The first is by a freehand drawing method. You choose your brush size and shape, and then paint over any areas of your picture where you want to apply an ersatz oil colours look.
But the second is the most fun.
Upon selecting the desired brush shape, size and width, you click 'start' and your picture then comes alive as if thousands of paint brushes are dabbing and swirling it with oil paints.
(The colours are derived from your original image's palette.) This real-time rendering runs continuously until you stop it.
Using Impressionist just to watch this effect in motion is hypnotic.
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