Spirality UWP offers sci-fi doodles

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Part 1970's Spirograph, part 2018 Paint, Spirality provides quick ways to do symettric art with a circular bent. Not sure what I mean? Look at the screenshots below - a simple swipe of the finger turns into a geometric masterpiece. Well, a piece of digital art, anyway!

From the Store description:

Make amazing art with a stroke of the pen (or a mouse), exclusively for Windows 10. You won't need another coloring book after playing with Spirality. This app is pure creative fun, and a wonderful way to release stress. Create beautiful drawings reminiscent of old Spirograph toys. Draw, color and write to create one-of-a-kind decorations, invitations and doodles. Watch pleasing colors and shapes flow from your pen and mouse - you'll feel like a true artist. Unlike your old toy, Spirality can adjust the density of spirals, show you guidelines for precision work, and comes with many different pens and brushes. You can even toggle the spiral mirror to add more depth to your drawing. Spirality really shines on a touchscreen, but any Windows 10 device can run it. You can load any image you like to use as a backdrop for your art, save your creation in high resolution, and share it with your friends with just one click. Download Spirality today - you'll be amazed by what you draw.

Here's Spirality UWP in action. Note the massively non-standard interface - and the white space at the top is for the system status bar, which shows through on the phone though not in the screenshots, oddly.


The main tools are all down the left hand side (by default) and then they open up with horizontal or (strangely) vertical pop-ups and sliders. It's an interface that you do get used to, but a little more help for the new user would have been appreciated (see below). You'll get the idea of the main functionality though - simple swipes become psychedelic  circular patterns - it's a little mesmerising and very well done on the whole.


You do get this faint pop-up help for the main tools, but it's hard to see and then is obliterated completely by the nag screen until you pay up for the full version. All a little frustrating; (right) creations are less than 2MP, which I don't really call 'high resolution', as per the app description.

The caveats above not withstanding, this is a cool little utility that thinks outside the box and does, well, everything differently. You can grab it in the Store here. It's totally free for three days, then after that you have to pay the commercial (one off) £8 or so for the full toolset. If you have a use for this on the Desktop, especially a touchscreen Surface Pro, then this might be a valid proposition, though I doubt it'll persuade many on Mobile!

Source / Credit: Store