Enhancing Your Digital Paintings with Textures in Rebelle

July 19, 2024

Textures play a crucial role in bringing digital paintings to life, adding depth, and richness, that can transform an image into a captivating piece of art. Rebelle excels at simulating the intricate details of traditional media, making it an ideal…

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Claim Ownership of Your Artwork with Wacom Yuify in Rebelle

June 28, 2024

Rebelle 7.2 introduces the integration of an innovative new digital rights management service Wacom Yuify. As of today, you can protect your digital artworks, prove authorship, and manage usage rights with just a few clicks directly through Rebelle. In the…

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Dutch Skies Pastel Painting Tutorial by Ad van Bokhoven

June 13, 2024

Ad van Bokhoven, the Dutch painter we introduced in a recent interview, is a master of quick paintings. From ten to thirty minutes, a beautiful pastel or oil landscapes are produced in his studio. Let's look at his painting process…

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Rebelle Master Series: Elegant Style of J.C. Leyendecker

April 18, 2024

Welcome to the Rebelle Master Series! Daniel Ibanez, an American painter and educator takes you on a journey of discovering the unique style and techniques of different traditional artists while trying to recreate it on digital canvas in Rebelle. This…

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Announcing the Rewarded Videos of Tutorial Challenge Vol. 6

April 11, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the best of the Video Tutorial Challenge held in March. Focusing on three topics, these videos bring valuable tips for beginning illustrators, tips for fantasy character creation, and spring-themed painting. Congratulations to the winners and…

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Creating Dimension: A Comprehensive Rebelle Perspective Tutorial

April 4, 2024

Carles Carbonell, a Spanish illustrator and digital artist, provides a beginner-friendly tutorial on how to use the Perspective tool in Rebelle 7. Whether you work with lines or circles or paint a building, street, or city, here are a few helpful tips. Perspective…

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Make Your Colors Pop: Depth and Color Vibrancy Tips

March 21, 2024

Let’s look at the depth and color vibrancy with Ivan Seelnon, motion designer and Rebelle Featured Artist. Even though this topic can be quite challenging to tackle, tips on rendering, shading, colors, and expressionism will help you develop a great technique and…

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Rebelle 7.1.1: Compatibility with Rebelle 6 brushes and more

March 7, 2024

Today we're bringing you a Rebelle 7.1.1 update with some important adjustments and fixes directed towards enhancing compatibility for Rebelle 6 brushes in Rebelle 7. Dive into today's blog for detailed insights into the implemented changes. Due to the numerous…

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A Guide to Color Tracing in Rebelle

February 27, 2024

In a world painted with myriad hues, colors hold the power to evoke emotions, convey messages, and create lasting impressions. For artists, the process of translating inspiration and color schemes from reference images or photographs onto the canvas is both…

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Rebelle 7.1: Upgraded Papers, Revised Brushes, and more

February 19, 2024

A substantial update for Rebelle is now out! For the past month, we've been working tirelessly on the 7.1 version which features upgraded papers and revised brushes that will bring the expression of digital painting much closer to reality. The…

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Revealing the Winners of the Time-lapse Challenge

February 8, 2024

We are ready to announce exceptional videos that took the most attention at our recent Time-lapse Challenge. These entries not only display various styles and techniques with Rebelle but also serve as a boundless source of inspiration for your forthcoming…

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In the Footsteps of Gustav Klimt and Art Nouveau Movement

February 1, 2024

Embark on a captivating artistic journey with Karen Bonaker, a renowned painting educator at Digital Art Academy and Rebelle Featured Artist. Join her as she delves into the intricate world of emulating the iconic style of Gustav Klimt, the famous…

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Papers, Canvases, and Other Art Surfaces Recommended by Featured Artists

December 19, 2023

Rebelle Papers, Canvases, and Other Art Surfaces offer a wide range of high-quality textures for various artistic projects. Whether you are a professional artist or just starting with painting, these sets are designed to enhance your creativity and bring your…

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Introducing Rebelle 7: The Latest and Greatest in Digital Painting

December 14, 2023

We are thrilled to release Rebelle 7 - the crème de la crème of digital painting software. This release is not just an update; it's a transformative experience designed to elevate your artistic journey. Rebelle is gearing up for unprecedented…

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Rebelle 7 Coming Soon: Authentic Brushes and Advanced Brush Creator

December 12, 2023

Embark on an exciting journey with Rebelle 7, where creativity knows no bounds. From the new metallic materials to improved paper surfaces, new structures, and filter layers, that all is coming soon in one of the most expected releases of…

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Rebelle 7 Coming Soon: Changes in the UI, Rulers, Paths, Patterns & Gradients

December 7, 2023

The upcoming version promises a host of exciting features we described in our last blog post like metallic materials, a better painting experience thanks to improved paper surface, and more. As we eagerly anticipate the launch of Rebelle 7, let's…

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Rebelle 7 Coming Soon: Metallics, Improved Papers, Structures and Filter Layers

December 4, 2023

Get ready to redefine your digital painting experience - Rebelle 7 is coming soon! As the anticipation builds, we're thrilled to give you an introduction to the myriad of features that await you, starting today with the mind-blowing Metallic materials,…

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Pre-Order Rebelle 7 NOW with 80% OFF

November 22, 2023

Pre-orders for Rebelle 7 have started with a fantastic deal! Enjoy an amazing limited-time offer we have prepared for EVERYONE and get your Rebelle 7 license with an 80% discount. This is the most significant deal we've ever offered for…

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Rebelle 7 is Coming: Pre-Order Kicks Off Soon With 80% OFF

November 15, 2023

Get ready to redefine your digital painting experience! With a host of exciting features and enhancements, Rebelle 7 is on the horizon and will be available for pre-order very soon. This latest version is set to innovate the way artists…

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Windows Touch and Rebelle: Your Ultimate Guide to Shortcuts

October 19, 2023

Attention Windows users! Struggling to use keyboard shortcuts while creating in Rebelle? We might have a solution for you. In this blog post, we are looking at Tablet Pro Studio, particularly its Artist Pad, and how it can help you…

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Announcing the Rewarded Videos of Tutorial Challenge Vol. 5

October 12, 2023

We are pleased to announce the winners of the recent Video Tutorial Challenge. During the month of September, we received educational videos tackling these two themes: the anatomy basics in digital painting and a look back at the summer. Watch…

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Win US $500 in a New Video Tutorial Challenge

August 31, 2023

We are back with a tutorial challenge! Join now and help your fellow creatives with themes like anatomy drawing or capturing their summer memories in Rebelle. We will reward the best three videos with a total prize of US $1,200! …

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Let The Story Continue with New Typography Full-Color Sets

August 10, 2023

We are thrilled to introduce unique paper sets, which were ingeniously crafted through the recycling of vintage books. In the words of Lubomir Zabadal, these unique collections feature hot-pressed and rough typography sets, which can hopefully continue the stories written in the past. Discover…

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Introducing Rebelle Motion IO: Empowering Motion Artists with Cutting-Edge Scripting Tools

August 3, 2023

We are thrilled to unveil a unique scripting tool specifically crafted for motion artists and visual effects studios. Step into the world where imagination knows no bounds and your wildest artistic visions are turning into reality. Put Your Painting into…

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Our Upcoming Journey to SIGGRAPH 2023

July 20, 2023

We're excited to announce that Escape Motions will be present at this year's SIGGRAPH - one of the biggest conferences and exhibitions on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We attended SIGGRAPH previously with the first Rebelle version at Appy Hour in…

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Layer Blending Modes and Recreation of Rembrandt's Painting

June 28, 2023

If you are looking for new ways to approach your painting, we are excited to provide some tips for you. Rebelle Featured Artist, Angela Tribbeck, opens the door to her creative space and walks us through the use of layer…

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Rebelle 6.1.8 Released with Enhanced Paint Cursor

June 15, 2023

When creating digital art, the painting cursor plays a crucial role by symbolizing your painting tool and offering essential visual feedback. As your artistic companion, it shows you the size, shape, and direction of the selected brush and helps you…

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From Brush to Big Screen: The Role of Rebelle in Crafting Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

June 8, 2023

It is not every day that one of the most successful visual effects and animation studios contacts you for a collaboration on a blockbuster movie. We were really surprised and honored when Sony Pictures Imageworks approached us and asked to…

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Get a Free Rebelle With Xencelabs Tablet Bundle

May 17, 2023

Unlock your creative potential with the ultimate digital painting experience! In a partnership with Xencelabs, we are excited to introduce a time-limited bundle offer. Get Rebelle 6 or Rebelle 6 Pro for FREE, when combined with Xencelabs Pen Tablets. If…

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New Gesso Art Surfaces for Rebelle Available

May 16, 2023

Brand new gesso papers - a combination of the beauty of the past and painting experiment - have been a new addition to Rebelle's collection of art surfaces. We have prepared nine textured gesso bases on wood, canvas, and cardboard…

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Introducing Rebelle Featured Artists 2023

March 16, 2023

We are thrilled to introduce talents from different parts of the world, joining already a strong group of Rebelle ambassadors. From illustrators, fine artists, graphic designers, concept artists, and game developers, to freelancers and hobbyist artists, the variety of artistic…

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Rebelle 6.1 Update with New Features Released

March 13, 2023

Hello everyone! Rebelle 6 has just gotten a wonderful new update and we’re excited to tell you all about it. Rebelle 6.1 has just been released featuring many practical improvements we considered to be important for artist workflow. These enhancements…

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Rebelle’s Compatibility with Xencelabs Pen Tablets

March 7, 2023

If you're an artist, illustrator, or designer, you know how important it is to have the right tools to bring your ideas to life. That's why we are excited about establishing a partnership with Xencelabs, a producer of rewarded drawing…

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Rebelle 6 Updates: Features Not to Miss

February 24, 2023

Last week we released Rebelle 6.0.9, another update with more new changes and fixes. In today's blog, let's look at the features we've added since the Rebelle 6 release that might have slipped under the radar, but we believe they…

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Announcing the Time-lapse Challenge Results

February 16, 2023

It is time to announce the rewarded videos of the time-lapse challenge run in the past few weeks. We hope these videos will serve as a great showcase of various styles and techniques that can be used with Rebelle and…

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Calling All Creatives to Become Rebelle Featured Artists

February 6, 2023

With the increasing number of talented artists using our software on a daily basis, Escape Motions is keen on finding new Rebelle Featured Artists! If you seek to give your art more exposure in the creative world, submit your application…

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Rebelle 6 Updates and Improvements

February 3, 2023

We continue improving Rebelle 6 step-by-step through a series of minor updates that include crucial fixes and some minor changes. Since the release, we have already released seven with the 6.0.7 update being the latest. In this blog, you will…

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Not-to-miss Rebelle Paid Courses in 2023

February 2, 2023

Whether starting with painting or transitioning from traditional art, the first steps of navigating a new painting program can be quite intimidating. To ease the process, several accomplished artists and educators decided to offer Rebelle courses or painting courses in…

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Top 5 YouTube Channels Offering Painting Tutorials in Rebelle

January 31, 2023

Do you seek more How To digital painting videos? If your answer is yes, make sure to check out the following channels. We are providing a list of the best names who are currently creating tutorials, painting workshops, and how-to…

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Join Rebelle Time-Lapse Challenge

January 26, 2023

Do you love to create your art in Rebelle? It is time to share your painting process with the world! Record the time-lapse of your next painting and submit it as a challenge entry to win US $100! We are…

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Announcing the Rewarded Videos of Tutorial Challenge Vol. 4

January 19, 2023

We are thrilled to share a number of great tutorials created by Rebelle artists joining the recent challenge. Some are introducing their favorite Rebelle 6 feature on practical examples and some decided to create a painting workshop following the theme…

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Video Tutorial Challenge Vol. 4 is Here! Create a Video in Rebelle 6 and Win $500

December 22, 2022

Let's finish 2022 and start 2023 with a tutorial challenge! Enjoy the Holiday break creating an instructional video using Rebelle. Submit it before January 15th, 2023, and get a chance to win US $500! With Rebelle 6 released just a…

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Rebelle 6 Released: Packed Full of Awesome New Features

December 15, 2022

We’re incredibly thrilled to announce that today, we’re releasing Rebelle 6, the sixth major upgrade to the most realistic painting and drawing software. This version introduces many important additions and is packed full of awesome new features. Rebelle is becoming…

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Rebelle 6: Layer Masking Tools, Grids & Guides and More

December 13, 2022

Rebelle 6 is coming tomorrow! In addition to the Liquify and Warp tools, Fractal resize, 'Favorite' brushes, upgraded Brush Creator, new Filters, and other features we talked about in the previous blogs, more quality-of-life features are coming to the new…

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Rebelle 6: Favorite Brushes, Upgraded Brush Creator, New Brush Types & More

December 9, 2022

The previous blog post revealed that the upcoming Rebelle 6 will feature many useful additions such as Liquify, Warp tools, Fractal image resizing, and new filters. Today we’d like to introduce other improvements that you can expect in the upcoming…

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Rebelle 6 Coming Soon: Liquify, Warp, Fractal Resize, and More

December 7, 2022

With the merry season coming we're bringing some exciting news - Rebelle 6 has been in the works for the past year and we could not be more thrilled about this release! The new version will feature essential tools the…

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Rebelle 5.1.5 Update Released

November 2, 2022

A new version of Rebelle 5 is out! Rebelle 5.1.5 is bringing some useful fixes and changes. The update is available for download from your Community profile or directly from the software and is free for all Rebelle 5 users.  What…

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Introducing Rebelle 5 Personal

November 1, 2022

On the occasion of our 10th anniversary, we are introducing another VERY special offer. Meet the new edition of Rebelle 5 - Rebelle 5 Personal. With all the features from Rebelle 5 standard, you will be able to create amazing…

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Practical Color Management for Better Prints

September 22, 2022

Color Management can be a complex and tricky subject to understand, let alone master. But understanding some basics and using a few quick tricks can help you get better results, particularly if you want to create your images intending to…

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Unique Wood Veneer Papers for Rebelle Released

August 24, 2022

We are not giving up on constantly creating new surfaces for Rebelle to bring your experience with this software to a next level. Today we're releasing two unique full-color papers based on the wood veneers. These surfaces will make your…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part IV. Final Refinement

August 23, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read the final part, providing tips…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part III. Composition and Details

August 22, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read the third part, providing useful…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part II. Underpainting and Color Choices

August 18, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read part two, full of tips…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part I. Preparing Canvas and Initial Sketch

August 16, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read part one, full of tips…

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New Rebelle 5.1.3 Update Available

July 29, 2022

A new update of Rebelle 5 has been released featuring many useful fixes and changes. The update is available for download from the Community profile and is free for all Rebelle 5 users. What's fixed and changed in Rebelle 5.1.3 Fixes: Fixed artifacts…

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Prepare for Perfect Prints with NanoPixel Technology

July 27, 2022

Digital artwork is amazing. It’s so quick and easy to save and view your work digitally, but one of the reasons for using natural media simulation software like Rebelle is to get that natural look when you finally print your…

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Announcing the Rewarded Videos of Tutorial Challenge Vol. 3

July 21, 2022

We are excited to announce the rewarded videos of the third tutorial challenge, featuring the tips of Rebelle users from around the world. Whether you are a beginner or just trying to improve using a specific tool in Rebelle, you…

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Brand New Color Dust Papers for Rebelle Released

July 19, 2022

We have prepared three new sets of beautiful full-color papers for Rebelle 5! These papers are special for their colored dust particles, a grain texture that will make your artworks stand out. The selection is wide - choose from Cold…

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How to Create a Vibrant Color Palette Using Reference Images

July 14, 2022

Are you looking for some tips on how to choose the perfect colors for your next painting? Rebelle Featured Artist Dame Deviant takes us through a process of selecting a group of reference images to create the desired color palette…

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Artist Coralie Morand Testing Rebelle 5 Pro on iskn Repaper Tablet

July 4, 2022

We are excited to partner with Repaper ambassador and passionate artist Coralie Morand, as she shares her experience using one of a kind iskn Repaper pen & paper graphics tablet while testing Rebelle 5 Pro. Let’s explore with Coralie, how…

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Painting Workshop: Create Unique Mixed Media Landscapes in Rebelle 5 - Part II.

June 30, 2022

Carles Carbonell Bernado, specializing in landscape painting, comes with a second part of unique approach to painting landscapes in Rebelle 5. After laying down the initial layer with oils, now he is picking up watercolors to mix media. See what…

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Painting Workshop: Create Unique Mixed Media Landscapes in Rebelle 5 - Part I.

June 28, 2022

Carles Carbonell Bernado, specializing in landscape painting, comes with a unique approach to painting landscapes in Rebelle 5. He uses oils & watercolors in a way that makes Rebelle’s natural media simulation less intimidating. This approach is suitable for anyone…

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Tips to Create a Perfect Landscape Painting

June 23, 2022

Let's take a look at some rules or good practices you want to follow when it comes to landscape painting and also on painting behavior you want to avoid. Carles Carbonell Bernado, specializing in landscape painting, will lay down these principles…

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Video Tutorial Challenge Vol. 3 is Here! We Can't Wait to See Your Videos

June 16, 2022

Join our tutorial challenge and let others know what is your favourite feature in Rebelle. Submit your video by July 18, 2022 and get a chance to win US $500! The Tips and Tricks Challenge is back! Thank you for…

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Announcing the Winners of Speed Painting Challenge Vol. 2

June 2, 2022

We are happy to announce the winners of the second speed painting challenge! If you have ever wondered how others use Rebelle, go ahead and view the showcase of the inspirational painting process of the chosen artists. We hope these videos will inspire your…

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Announcing the Winners of Video Tutorial Challenge Vol. 2

May 18, 2022

Are you looking for tips and tricks on how to paint with digital watercolors or mixed media? Watch the winning tutorials of our video challenge and learn how to navigate different tools in Rebelle 5. We thank all the entrants…

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New Speed Paint Challenge is Here! Join Now

May 12, 2022

Have you seen all the wonderful speed paints from our previous challenge? We love to watch how you create in our software and share your painting skills with others. Use the next two weeks to showcase your new creations and get a…

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Brush Comparison in Rebelle 5 - Tips by Kuzayova

May 10, 2022

Which painting medium is your favorite? Do you focus on just one or do you use them all? How about a little comparison? Dive in with Rebelle Featured Artist and talented illustrator, Kuzayova, as she compares brushes of five different media.…

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Announcing the Winners of the Speed Painting Challenge

April 28, 2022

Are you always on a hunt for inspiration? You came to the right place! We are happy to announce the winners and give special recognition to videos that entered our recent speed paint challenge. Whether it is a portrait or…

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Video Tutorial Challenge Vol.2 is Here! Join Now and Get Rewarded

April 26, 2022

Did you like the tutorials from our last challenge? We surely did and would love to see more. Do you enjoy creating figures, using Rebelle watercolors, or rather mixing different wet and dry media? Join our new challenge and share your tips…

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Announcing the Winners of Painting Video Tutorials Challenge

April 14, 2022

We are excited to announce the winners of the Painting Video Challenge. After viewing all entries with lots of useful painting tips we are pleased to reward the three best entries! Big thanks to those who participated in the tutorial video…

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New Full-Color Papers and Canvases for Rebelle 5

April 12, 2022

We are excited to introduce you to new full-color papers and canvases available for Rebelle 5. Handmade papers or cotton and linen canvases will make the interaction of paint with the surface even more exciting. Take advantage of the Easter Sale and…

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Create a Speed Painting Video in Rebelle 5 and Get Rewarded

April 8, 2022

Do you like to showcase your art? Do people ask you how you painted it? Show them! Create a speed painting video in Rebelle 5, and get rewarded. One of the new features in Rebelle 5 is the Record Time-Lapse…

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Create Painting Video Tutorials and Get Rewarded

March 23, 2022

Do you love to watch painting tutorials or video tips? We surely do and would love to see more! Now, it’s your chance to join our challenge and create tips and tricks for fellow artists! Choose one of the themes…

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Rebelle 5.0.8 Released & Features Not to Miss

March 16, 2022

Rebelle 5.0.8, another update with many new changes and fixes, has been released. In today's blog, we are also going to talk about features we've added since the Rebelle 5 release that might have slipped under the radar, but we…

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Rebelle 5.0.6 Update Released

February 4, 2022

Over the course of the past month we have released six minor updates to Rebelle 5 with many bug fixes and changes, version 5.0.6 being the most recent one. The update is available for download from your Community profile or directly…

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New Type of Full-Color Papers and Canvases for Rebelle 5

January 10, 2022

We are introducing the first three sets of full-color papers and canvases for Rebelle. Learn more about new type of papers, where you can use them and what is the difference between new full-color papers and regular papers known from previous versions.…

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Rebelle 5 Released Today: A Whole New Level of Painting Experience

December 16, 2021

Rebelle 5, the new version of the state-of-the-art, hyperrealistic painting software, has been released today. Featuring breakthrough technologies for traditional pigment color mixing and NanoPixel, this is one of the most advanced releases we have ever made.  We are very thrilled…

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Rebelle 5: The Rollout of More New Features

December 14, 2021

The upcoming Rebelle 5 will be featuring many new additions and improvements, including two ground-breaking technologies: state-of-the-art Pigments and NanoPixel super resize. But that's not the end of the new features' rollout. We aim to make Rebelle 5 even better…

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Rebelle 5: Photoshop Plugin, Time-lapse Recording and More

December 9, 2021

In the last blog posts, we announced the upcoming arrival of a brand new Rebelle 5 that will feature state-of-the-art Pigment color mixing, NanoPixel super-size, or watercolor granulation. Today, we’d like to introduce more features you can look forward to:…

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Rebelle 5: Powerful New Features

December 7, 2021

Rebelle 5 is coming soon! Besides the amazingly realistic Pigments and state-of-the-art NanoPixel super-size technology, there are more powerful features you will be able to experience in the new version. Let's break some of them in today's blog. Watercolors Granulation…

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Rebelle 5 NanoPixel: Export High-Res Canvases Thanks to Machine-Learning

December 2, 2021

The previous blog post covered the new, unparalleled Pigment color mixing that is coming to Rebelle 5. Today we would like to introduce another outstanding technology of the upcoming version that will allow you to export 16x larger images -…

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Rebelle 5: Meet the New Color Pigments

November 30, 2021

Blue and yellow make green. Premise kids have been taught in elementary schools, a principle so simple, one would think it works universally. This might be partially true in a real-life, but in digital painting the color mixing is much more complicated.…

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Meet New Rebelle Featured Artists

October 19, 2021

Over the past couple of weeks, artists from all around the world shared their exceptional art and stories with us, applying to become Rebelle Featured Artists. We have received a great number of applications from which we have selected 14…

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How to Trace Colors in Rebelle

September 8, 2021

Among all the amazing features Rebelle software offers, there is one that will help you create beautiful paintings from imported photos easily and effectively. That feature is called color tracing. It is a great way of laying down the preliminary colors that you…

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Become a Rebelle Featured Artist

August 17, 2021

Escape Motions is looking for extraordinary Rebelle users, who seek to give their art more exposure in the creative world. Submit your application to join the community of Rebelle Featured Artists! As a Featured Artist You Will Get: Own profile…

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5 Tips for Perfect Oil Painting in Rebelle

June 30, 2021

Oil is a fascinating painting medium used by great masters like DaVinci, van Gogh, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Picasso, and now you. Even though it is commonly used, sometimes it can be tricky. We have decided to share 5 tips you should…

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Rebelle 4: Essential Shortcuts You Need to Know

June 18, 2021

Shortcuts are great. With just one simple click, you can execute a task you would need to search the whole user interface for. Rebelle brings the opportunity to set a custom shortcut for almost every action you require for your…

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New Rough and Cold Pressed Rebelle Papers Available

May 25, 2021

We are excited to announce two new additions to our selection of Rebelle papers. The paper sets are based on their real-world equivalents used by traditional artists. We believe new rough and cold-pressed papers will allow you to experiment with wet…

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Creation Methodology of Real Watercolors in Rebelle 4.1 - Tips and Tricks

May 18, 2021

Lubomir Zabadal, an art educator comes with tips and tricks for watercolor painting in Rebelle. In this blog, he examines the creation methodology of watercolor artworks. Dive in to explore the digital possibilities of this fascinating medium and get tips…

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Huge Rebelle 4.1 Update Released

May 13, 2021

A huge Rebelle 4 update has been released! Rebelle 4.1 has been in the works for over four months and brings you amazing new features, many changes, and loads of important bug fixes. While working on this update, we focused…

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Color Palettes from Movies

April 1, 2021

Color is an integral part of how we perceive the world around us. It often carries information about the things we encounter. The color of the objects reveals much more about them than we realize - that's what makes the…

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Rebelle 4 Customization

February 26, 2021

Rebelle provides digital artists with several options for customization. This digital painting software can be adjusted to meet your requirements for seamless work so that you get the most out of it during your creative process. It does not apply…

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How to Touch Vincent van Gogh with Oils in Rebelle 4

February 23, 2021

The look at the night sky is usually magical, however, at the same time disturbing. The master alone probably felt the disruption and immense power of nature as well, which resulted in painting one of his masterpiece artworks, The Starry…

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Rebelle 4 Updates and Improvements

January 15, 2021

We continue improving Rebelle 4 step-by-step through a series of minor updates that include crucial fixes and some minor changes. Since the release, we have already released four with the 4.0.4 update being the latest. In this blog, you will…

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Rebelle 4.0.1 Update

December 23, 2020

It’s been a one week since the brand new Rebelle 4 was released! How do you like it? :) We’ve been busy doing some ‘maintenance work’ on the latest version. All changes and bug fixes are wrapped in this freshly-baked…

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Rebelle 4 Released Today

December 16, 2020

The highly-anticipated release is here! Today is the day we are ready to introduce you to Rebelle 4 - the most realistic digital software for oils, acrylics and watercolors for Windows and macOS. After more than one and a half…

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Rebelle 4: Color Management, Layer Groups and More

December 14, 2020

The long-awaited release is approaching! Digital artists from all over the world will be able to experience the most realistic painting software already this week! We are giving Rebelle 4 out to the world this Wednesday, December 16th. Yet, there…

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Rebelle 4: New Brushes & Brush Creator

December 10, 2020

Digital painting has never been more exciting! The forthcoming Rebelle 4 will get your creative juices flowing - the new oil tool, enhanced acrylics, enormous possibilities for working with watercolors, powerful optimizations - that all is coming soon in one…

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Rebelle 4: New Watercolors & Crucial Optimizations

December 7, 2020

The last blog announced the upcoming release of Rebelle 4, the most realistic painting software you can create your digital magic with. We are so excited to share this news with you! You already know that this major upgrade is…

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Rebelle 4: Experience the most realistic digital software for oils, acrylics and watercolors

December 3, 2020

Rebelle 4 is coming soon, packed with tons of exciting new tools and improvements that open up new creative possibilities for your digital art. The hyper-realistic digital oils and acrylics will allow you to master the most universally used painting…

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Route To Digital Stone

October 20, 2020

The stone is one of the oldest art materials. Archeological discoveries confirm that engravings in limestone slabs were created by prehistoric societies. In 1937 in French LaMarche, Léon Péricard found several thousand-year-old engravings depicting 49 heads and 18 figures. Limestone…

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Rebelle 3.2.5 Update Released

October 6, 2020

A new Rebelle 3 update is ready for your creativity! The 3.2.5 version offers a few useful features that will improve user experience with the Demo version and accelerometer abilities on some tablets. What is more, it also brings a…

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3 New Additions to our Paper Sets for Rebelle are Out!

July 27, 2020

We’re happy to release three brand new sets of extraordinary papers and canvases that invite you to experience creative freedom while painting in Rebelle. They are based on their real-world equivalents used by traditional artists. The new paper sets include…

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Frottage - Touch With The Subconscious

July 6, 2020

One hundred years ago, the world was facing a new reality. It was two years after the First World War and Dadaism boldly provoked the art scene with its absurd play, criticism of social conventions and denial of traditional art…

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Rebelle 3.2.1 Update Released

April 23, 2020

Hello everyone, from our quarantine to yours. We hope we make your day brighter by announcing the release of a new Rebelle 3 version. Recently we released two consecutive updates - Rebelle 3.2 and Rebelle 3.2.1 - that bring some…

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Rebelle and Paul Klee – Journey of finding the hidden

March 31, 2020

Every artist has their goals and dreams. Creative souls often look for suitable tools for visualizing them. Paul Klee (1879-1940), a prominent Swiss artist, was a seeker par excellence. He, the son of a music teacher and singer, was led…

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Rebelle 3.1.8 Update is Out

November 25, 2019

Today we’re releasing a new update to Rebelle 3 - version 3.1.8 - containing four important bug fixes that will improve your creative workflow. This update is available for download from your Community profile and is free for all Rebelle…

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Amazing 5 Paper Sets for Rebelle Have Been Released!

November 14, 2019

Today we’re releasing five brand new sets of extraordinary papers to accompany your creative time with Rebelle. They are based on the real-world papers used by traditional artists. The new paper sets include classic cold pressed papers, but also exotic…

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New Papers for Rebelle 3 Available

July 11, 2019

Six completely new paper sets for Rebelle 3 have been deliberately chosen, and prepared and are now ready to inspire you! These papers have been turned into digital form based on real-world papers and behave like them when painting in…

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New Color Sets webpage for Your Color Inspiration

April 12, 2019

We’re launching a dedicated website for color sets for you to use in Rebelle! We believe the beauty of colors deserves to be celebrated. Therefore we decided to provide you, our color-loving community with a constant lookout for some inspiration, such…

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Rebelle 3.1.5 Update Is Out

April 5, 2019

Today we are releasing a new update to Rebelle 3. This version features fixes to some unfriendly bugs which could appear during your work in previous Rebelle versions and also brings a few useful changes. The update is available for download…

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Rebelle 3 From Artist’s Perspective: Crazy Game & Rational Creation

January 23, 2019

There are many software tools for digital painting in the world. Their visual possibilities are enormous but do you experience the feeling of wonder when a color runs freely over handmade paper or when the drops of color unexpectedly run…

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WASHI  - Live paper in Rebelle 3

August 31, 2018

In today’s blog, we would like to introduce a group of ultra-realistic papers that are part of the latest Rebelle 3 release called WASHI. The word ‘washi’ comes from ‘wa’ meaning ‘Japanese’ and shi meaning 'paper’. The principle of its production…

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Rebelle 3.1 Summer Update Is Out

August 10, 2018

Improvements to the existing features, bug fixes as well as new features are part of the latest Rebelle 3.1 version which is released on this hot summer day. Let’s get you all caught up on these small-yet-mighty updates. What’s new in…

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Watch & Learn: Rebelle 3 Tutorials on Youtube

July 24, 2018

New Rebelle 3 tutorials are available on our Youtube channel. You are welcome to visit and watch the ‘New features series’, the ‘Essential series’ or the ‘Brush Creator series’ on www.youtube.com/EscapeMotions. Here’s what you’ll learn: New Features Series Take a…

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Rebelle 3.0.4 Update Released

June 29, 2018

We are releasing a new Rebelle update today. After minor versions of 3.0.1 to 3.0.3, this update again brings some useful fixes to issues that have recently been reported. Here’s what’s fixed in Rebelle 3.0.4: - Performance issue (visible only…

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Rebelle 3 Released Today

May 1, 2018

We are thrilled to announce today’s release of Rebelle 3 - a powerful upgrade to the most realistic natural media application for Windows and macOS. Based on months of studying the watercolors, and brushes, testing hundreds of various papers, and working…

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Rebelle 3 is Coming: Save the Date

April 27, 2018

Excitement is brewing: Rebelle 3 is just a few days away! Packed with ultra-realistic papers, an enhanced blow tool, a new ‘DropEngine’, an effective ‘Masking Fluid’ layer, Canvas and Image size, and…wait…that’s not all! Read below about other new features…

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What’s Next for Rebelle 3

April 19, 2018

In the last blog post, we announced the upcoming arrival of a brand new Rebelle 3 that will feature ultra-realistic watercolor papers and an authentic blow tool, support for various watercolor behavior via the new ‘Visual Settings’ panel and a…

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Rebelle 3: When Traditional Meets Digital

April 13, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that a new version of Rebelle is in the making! This version will again come closer to blur the line between traditional and digital painting as it will give the artists an infinite range of expression…

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Announcing Rebelle Featured Artists!

March 2, 2018

First things first - Congratulations to you all! We had a hard time selecting the best painters among 75 participants because so many of you sent us truly wonderful pieces. The works submitted for the Rebelle Featured Artist program in…

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Rebelle 2.1 Update Released

February 9, 2018

Rebelle 2.1 is out now, featuring many new fantastic additions such as an improved brush engine, amazingly realistic watercolor behavior, group support for brushes, papers & stencils, a handful of new shortcuts, tracing layer adjustments, and much more. Another huge…

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Become a Rebelle Featured Artist!

January 24, 2018

Escape Motions is looking for great talents…and we know you’re out there. :) We open up a unique possibility for you to step up your art game and become a Rebelle Featured Artist! Head on over and introduce yourself and…

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Rebelle 2.0.2 Released

June 30, 2017

Right before this summer kicks off here is a new Rebelle 2.0.2 update to use on your creative holiday. Do you love to paint even when on vacay? If so, make sure you download the latest version with multiple fixes and…

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Rebelle 2.0.1 Version Is Out

May 4, 2017

It’s been more than one week since the brand-new Rebelle 2 was released! How has it been going for you? :) We’ve been busy doing some ‘maintenance work’ on the latest version. All changes and bug fixes are wrapped in…

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Rebelle 2: The Revolution in Digital Art Continues!

April 25, 2017

We are very excited and grateful to announce that Rebelle 2 is released today and integrates groundbreaking improvements including stencils, masking tools, PSD support, a new brush system and more. The time has come to deliver this new version of…

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Rebelle 2: New Redesigned Brush Engine!

April 20, 2017

From our previous blog posts, you already know that the upcoming Rebelle 2 will feature many useful additions such as stencils, masking tools, selections, PSD support, faster save & undo functions and more. Today we’d like to introduce other improvements…

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Further Improvements in the Upcoming Rebelle 2

April 18, 2017

In our last blog, we announced a new Rebelle 2 with Stencil & Masking tools. Today we’ll talk about other changes and additions you can expect in the new upgrade: Selections, PSD support, Faster Save & Undo and more. Selections Selections…

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Time to Get Excited, Folks: Rebelle 2 is Coming!

April 12, 2017

It has been two years since we released Rebelle’s first version. Time flies so fast, don’t you think? After we released version 1.5 back in September with more than 40 features the time has come to start developing a new,…

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Get Rebelle for free together with your Imagine FX subscription!

February 17, 2017

Escape Motions teamed up with Imagine FX - the world’s best-selling magazine for digital artists and bring you an appealing deal. For the next 3 months, you can obtain a full Rebelle license when you purchase any Imagine FX subscription. Make…

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Rebelle 1.5.5 released today

January 26, 2017

Today we are releasing Rebelle 1.5.5 update that mainly focuses on bringing you a new experience on touch and multitouch tablets. Changes in Rebelle 1.5.5 include: Touch gestures for Wacom and Ink devices on Windows - We’ve built a powerful…

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Speed paintings in Rebelle we love (and you will too)!

November 22, 2016

We’ve come across so many amazing speed painting videos on Youtube recently and decided to share them with you. ‘Cause you know, it would be absolutely inappropriate if we kept them for ourselves! :) Sit back and enjoy the beauty.…

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Rebelle 1.5.1 with minor fixes released

October 6, 2016

The latest Rebelle 1.5 update brought many groundbreaking features for which lots of interventions to the application’s code were necessary. This unfortunately led to some bugs in the app itself, especially on different types of graphic touch tablets.  Thanks to…

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Rebelle 1.5 update is out!

September 14, 2016

The dreams come true! HUGE Rebelle update is released today with advanced features such as faster painting, touch support, custom palettes, flip canvas, language selection and many other improvements. Rebelle 1.5 was first introduced at the Appy Hour event at this…

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Escape Motions at SIGGRAPH 2016!

July 13, 2016

This year’s conference on computer graphics convened by the ACM SIGGRAPH organization will take place in Anaheim, California and we’re proud to be a part of it! As one of the few software development companies, we were accepted to attend…

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Rebelle 1.4.1 update

April 29, 2016

A few weeks after the 1.4 update we are releasing a new Rebelle version that brings you several additional improvements to your favorite real-media program. See the list of fixes we included in this update below: Fixed Undo/Redo on fluid…

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New Rebelle 1.4 update is out!

April 7, 2016

We are releasing a new update with many changes and fixes, just in time for Rebelle’s first birthday. The result is an even smoother, faster and more enjoyable painting. We spent the last couple of months perfecting the app and…

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Rebelle 1.3 Update

August 28, 2015

A new update to the most realistic watercolor and acrylic painting tool is here! The summer is almost over and despite being so hot we’ve been busy like a bee working on a number of handy improvements for the 1.3 update.…

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Rebelle 1.1 Update Is Out

June 23, 2015

Rebelle 1.1 is full of new changes and improvements including a new Mix color mode and adaptive user interface scaling for high-resolution displays. In version 1.1 Mix color mode enables you to pick a color not only from the color…

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Rebelle: Released Today

May 28, 2015

Designed from the ground up, inspired by the real-world painting, it’s the closest a digital tool has ever come to the flow, spontaneity, and feel of traditional materials. We are proud to announce the release of Rebelle, the revolutionary and…

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Rebelle's Development and 0.8.6 Update

May 19, 2015

Since the first beta version, we’ve been working on implementing new features and fixing critical bugs and today we are proud to release a stable 0.8.6 version with a more optimized watercolor flow. We’ve also simplified and redesigned the user interface to…

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Rebelle 0.6.0 Update

April 24, 2015

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

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Rebelle: Available for Pre-purchase

April 16, 2015

Dear fans and friends, we are pleased to announce that from today you can pre-purchase Rebelle - an amazingly realistic watercolor and acrylic painting tool.  Be among the first people in the galaxy who can try our brand new tool for artists…

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Discover Rebelle's Tools and Features

April 9, 2015

The release of Rebelle’s final version is coming soon. Before that, we would like to open 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…

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Meet Rebelle - The Real Paint Tool

March 26, 2015

Hello everyone! After long months of development, we can finally show you our new tool for both CG and traditional artists! With great pleasure and excitement, we would like to introduce: Rebelle is a real watercolor and acrylic painting program,…

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March 24, 2015

Dear artists, we are sharing one special quiz with you today: Can you recognize the difference between computer graphics and real painting? We have prepared for you a quiz with nine different pictures. Your task is simple - to determine whether…

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