“Art” Practical for Windows 8

Following on from the successful Windows phone App “Art” comes this fresh Windows 8 App – completely rewritten to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by the Windows 8 Application environment!

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Real artists demonstrating what they do best in the following mediums:

"Oil Paint"
"Watercolours"
"Pencil Drawing"
"Charcoal Drawing"
"Origami"
"Sand Sculptures"
"Chalk Drawing"
"Screen Printing"

Just watching these artists at work is a joy in its own right!

★★★★★ "Awesome!"

★★★★★ "I really learned something today!"

★★★★★ "Inspirational, thank you so much!"

 


Download for Windows 8

Also available for Windows Phone

Standard AppBarButton Styles Revealed.

As much for my own benefit as anyone else’s here are the icons that all exist within the “Segio UI Symbol” Font referenced in the Standard Styles XAML fragment of every new project.  (They should form the basis for any icon appearing in the Application Bar)

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NB Click on the images to enlarge.

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Fragment showing button styles in the default Common->StandardStyles.xaml file.

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NB Al the available font symbols can be viewed in the Character Map under Control Panel->Fonts (Above shows a small selection of those available)


With thanks to Long Zheng for providing source code for easily  rendering the icons: https://github.com/metrotwit/MetroAppBarSample

Announcing “ART” for Windows Phone 7

Ever wanted to know how to do any of the following?

"Oil Painting"
"Watercolours"
"Pencil Drawing"
"Charcoal Drawing"
"Origami"
"Sand Sculptures"
"Chalk Drawings"
"Screen Printing"

Well, now is your chance!

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Watch, Rewind, Replay & Pause a constantly refreshed catalogue of some of the most talented artists explaining in detail how they do what they do.

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5Pin any of the 8 artist types to your phones home screen – as a new clip is published you will see it appear here, clicking through will take you to the clip section within the app!

★★★★★ "What a great app!"

★★★★★ "Just watching these people is art in itself!"

★★★★★ "Thank You!"

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Try the free demo today!

http://windowsphone.com/s?appid=f0e90985-dc7a-4ae8-a057-e45db2c92ea3