Brushstroke - Turn iPhone Photos into Painting

Last Updated on November 15, 2021 by Peter Wood

Brushstroke is one of the best iPhone photo editors to create paintings with multiple photo filters. Brushstroke turns iPhone photos into watercolor paintings and provides a variety of painting styles, color palettes, signatures, and choices of the canvas surface. Just play around Brushstroke with iPhone photos to enjoy painterly style images.

Brushstroke - Photos to Painting

Part 1. Key Features of Brushstroke

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When you need to use the different brushes of Brushstroke to create paintings as Van Gogh, Monet, Cezanne, or Renoir, you only choose a variety of Paint styles to achieve the photo paintings with ease.

Paint: There are more than 13 different groups of photo filters with various photo painting effects. You can apply the artsy paintings with one click of Brushstroke.

Color: With more than 35 different color options, you can add or remove various shadows and effects of Brushstroke to make the paintings colorful.

Canvases: If you need to change the texture of the paintings of Brushstroke, you can use different textures, such as Canvas, paper, and surface.

Signature: Signature is another unique feature of Brushstroke. You can sign the masterpiece of painting as your artwork in different colors and positions.

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There are other different parameters to adjust the painting of Brushstroke, including the fundamental editing features and the multiple sizes of photo paintings. Brushstroke opens elegant design features to transform iPhone photos into a rendered photo painting.

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Part 2. How to Turn iPhone Photos into Paintings

If you still have not installed the latest Brushstroke version, you can download the Brushstroke iPhone App to create a photo painting. The photo editor of Code Organa can help you draw the photo painting.

Step 1. Launch the Brushstroke to create a painting, tap the left button to access your iPhone or iPad’s image library. Choose the iPhone photos to turn them into a beautiful photo painting.

Step 2. Brushstroke provides different options to scale and crop your image accordingly. You can turn part of the image into a painting or the whole photo.

Step 3. And then tap the right arrow on the upper right of Brushstroke to convert iPhone photos into paintings. Brushstroke only takes a few ticks to convert the images into paintings.

Step 4. Once your iPhone photos become paintings, you can find new photo filters to apply, which presents a different stylish photo painting. You can also change the colors or other parameters.

Step 5. If you want to make the whole painting looks gorgeous, you can also change the background’s texture like art painted onto a block of wood or a sheet of paper.

Step 6. Use the functions to further edit the photos with brightness, contrast, saturation, density, exposure, and other features to make a perfect painting with Brushstroke.

Step 7. You can make a digital signature for your painting masterpiece. You can save the painting or share it on social media as the other iPhone photo editing tools.


Part 3. Brushstroke Test and Review

Compared to the freebie of iPhone photo editors, Brushstroke costs US$2.99 to turn iPhone photos into paintings. And it is easy to make paintings as a profession even if you want to print the photo paintings. You can place an order using advanced equipment.


There are different types of painting styles, color palettes, and frames to create a photo painting.

The feature to make your digital signature should be a plus to have a great experience in drawing paintings.

It is easy to share the painting on social media with others.


It is not freeware. And the price for the printing might be a little high for customers to enjoy the fun.

Recommendation: Get More Effects than Photo to Painting on Windows and Mac

If you want to turn your photos to more effects than painting, you can choose WidsMob Retoucher. WidsMob Retoucher is a versatile photo effects editor. You can get 28 different camera profiles with many color modes and film grain. What is more, you can also get some excellent photo retouching features, such as color adjustment, portrait touchup, noise reduction, image focusing, and more.

1. 4 different color profiles with 28 classic and different camera profiles.

2. Custom film grain, color mode, color parameters, focus mode, and toning.

3. Optimize the photographs with portrait touchup, noise reduction, etc.

4. Combine different effects from the analog film, noise reduction, and others to combine the desired result.

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