Rebelle 0.6.0 Update

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:17:36

As a proof we are working hard on Rebelle’s development and don’t sunbathe in this hot sunny weather that arrived to Slovakia, we are bringing you an update with new improvements and 7 new brush presets: Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel, Pencil, Ink pen, Marker and Airbrush:


Get the 0.6.0 update from our Download page and share your feedback with us directly from menu: “Help” -> “Send Feedback”. Update is free for all users who pre-purchased Rebelle. 

Try out this unique watercolor and acrylic painting tool among first people in the galaxy with 33% discount:

Pre-purchase for $39.99 | Regular price: $59.99

download Demo or purchase Rebelle here. More information available in our previous blog post.

Have a sunny weekend!

Your Escape Motions team


Rebelle: Available for Pre-purchase

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:51:31


Dear fans and friends,

We are pleased to announce that from today you can pre-purchase Rebelle - amazingly realistic watercolor and acrylic painting tool. Be among the first people in the galaxy who can try our brand new tool for artists and get an early access to Rebelle’s powerful features with 33% discount:

Pre-purchase for $39.99 | Regular price: $59.99

The special price is valid until the full version’s release in May.

Watercolor is one of the most difficult painting techniques and it is tough to simulate its effects in digital world, but after more than a year of prototyping and experimenting Rebelle handles this beautifully:

Rebelle is released as a beta 0.5.0 version. The number suggests that it is not a final release. The application has already gone through one-month-long technical beta test and today we have stable version with the most of the critical bugs already fixed. We are planning to release the final version in May and users who pre-purchase the application now will already have access to all core features at no further costs.

What will you get with Rebelle’s pre-purchase?

- Chance to try out this unique tool among first ones
- All updates including full version
- Extended money back guarantee: if Rebelle does not meet your expectations, you can ask for a refund also within 30 days after full version is released
- News about implemented features, bug fixes and other
- Opportunity to share your ideas and suggestions which may get into the full version
- and discount 33%. 

Discover already implemented features:

- Unique watercolor algorithm
- Painting tools – paint brush, wet brush, dry brush, smear, blend, tilt canvas and more
- Color palettes with custom colors and Color Picker with a special Mix mode
- Beautiful paper textures
- Unlimited layers with 23 layer blending modes
- Wacom tablet support
- Intuitive interface
- Commercial license - you can already use your artworks for commercial purposes

Read more about Rebelle’s tools and features in our previous blog post. List of features we’d like to implement can be found on our website.

System requirements:

Minimal: Intel i3 or equivalent AMD processor, 4GB RAM, 50MB hard disk space, Open GL graphics card with 1GB RAM, 64-bit system Windows XP, Vista or Mac OS X 10.7 - on these configurations watercolor simulation may work slower, faster processor and more memory is preferable. We will release 32-bit version for Windows later.

Recommended: Intel i7 or equivalent AMD processor, 16GB RAM, 50MB hard disk space, Open GL graphics card with 2GB RAM, 64-bit system Windows 7, 8 or Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, Wacom tablet

Note: If watercolor flow is slow or paint cursor is lagging, press “Fast Dry” button in Layers panel. It will dry the painting and you can paint faster. This bug will be fixed in the next version.

Not sure if Rebelle will work on your system? Try out free Demo version.

You are very welcome to share your feedback on Rebelle with us. Your support is the most valuable component of our success and we depend on it. You can report a bug, suggest a feature or show us some love at our email address support [at]

We hope Rebelle will be a perfect fit to your arsenal of artistic tools!  

Your Escape Motions Team


Discover Rebelle's Tools and Features

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:57:08


Dear fans and friends,

The release of Rebelle’s final version is coming soon. Before that we would like to open the early access to all users who would like to try its unique features. We will offer Rebelle for pre-purchase starting next week. New watercolor technology is already developed, the application still has few bugs and is not optimized, but you can already paint with it and have fun creating artworks in a new way. We are happy that the latest beta version is stable and the most of the critical bugs are already fixed - while the list of the special features is getting longer and longer. :)

Today we’d like to show you Rebelle closer and present the most interesting features of this upcoming watercolor and acrylic painting tool. No matter if you are a traditional artist or digital art geek, we believe that Rebelle has something to offer to everyone.

Unique watercolor algorithm

The insane mathematics and physics running behind was created by Peter Blaškovič with a great help of Michal Fapšo. Rebelle’s watercolor simulation is based on real-world color mixing, blending, moistening and drying. It has been in development with interruptions for couple of years and today we‘ve got the most realistic outcome possible on digital media. It would not be possible to use this technology widespread couple of years ago.

Simplicity of use

From the first run of Rebelle you will practically know how to use it right away with its tiny learning curve. We want to keep it as simple as possible with all powerful tools every artist needs. We don’t want to have hundreds of buttons and sliders to set before you start painting, because when you paint on a real canvas, you just wet your brush, load the color and paint. Rebelle was born not to substitute the traditional painting, but to give artists the tools, that are not possible in a real world, in the most natural way.

Basic tools that work extraordinarily

Artists usually don’t use a lot of tools and hundreds of brushes, so we cleared the user interface and focused on the most important tools artists use.

Brush Tool – It’s the basic tool every paint application has. In Rebelle you can choose brushes with different bristles, select size, add the water and set amount of color loaded to brush so the paint could be thicker. Adding Water to painting is another technique transposed from the world of traditional painters. With more water, the color will spread faster on the layer and wet colors are mixed. You can use different watercolor techniques to get various effects.


Water & Dry Brushes – Simple brushes to add and remove the water from the painting. How the painting is blended and dried depends on the water and the wetness of the paper underneath it – just like in the real world.

Blow – Useful tool for all watercolorists enables you to blow the colors on the painting. Rebelle simulates flowing water and this way you can get beautiful watercolor outcomes.


Eraser – Another basic tool, which has different optional settings: erase with low pressure and you’ll create slight scrapes on the painting. Use higher pressure to erase the painting completely.

Smear – This tool will smear the wet and dry parts of the painting. When you press more, it smears and even scratches the painting.

Blend – Simple but very practical tool, which blends the water and colors together.


Color Picker – Pick a selected color from the layer. With a unique Mix mode you can mix colors together without having too much colors on your palette. Simple, but very efficient tool.

The best Rebelle experience is with Wacom tablet and pressure pen. We’ve set accurate pressure sensitivity but you can change it anytime directly from the Tools panel.

There are many more features available in Rebelle – you can tilt the canvas to get water drops, wet already dried painting and let it flow on the paper, or wet the whole paper to let the colors spread on it. You can choose from many beautiful paper textures, use infinite number of layers and mix them with different blend modes.

We are planning to add more unique features continuously and believe Rebelle will be your creative tool of choice.

… and if you haven’t seen yet - a short Rebelle teaser: 

Don’t forget to view some of the spectacular artworks on Rebelle’s website too.

Stay tuned!

Your Escape Motions team


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