“UKIYOE -Woodcut- ” is an iPhone/iPad application in which you can create a woodcut prints like UKIYOE – called "Hanga" in Japanese.
You can easily start carving, using pre-packaged designs, or make your own design. This application utilizes highly sophisticated physics simulation technology and enables you to experience a very real wood cutting and carving experience.
This application includes a chisel, and more chisels for fine carving are available. Also available are many design sets, such as cute animal designs and cool Kanji designs.
You can upload prints to “World Gallery” and share with your friends around the world. We are also building a functionality to have the woodcut prints made on the App actually printed on real greeting cards, which should be ready by the Fall of 2011.
■ Features of “UKIYOE -Woodcut-” application
・ Very realistic experience of cutting and carving wood with chisels and gouges, and functions of a baren (the pressing and rubbing tool) to print the carved wood on paper.
・ Realistic carving using physics simulation technology.
・ Wide variety of prepared designs, from cute animals to traditional Japanese UKIYOE prints.
・ From elementary school children to adults, many can enjoy this application.
■ Overview of “UKIYOE -Woodcut-”
Title: UKIYOE -Woodcut- (Japanese title: “Hanga” )
Developer: Phyzios, Inc.
Released: July 22, 2011
Price: Free (In App Purchases for tools and design sets: ＄0.99〜＄2.99)
Available on iTunes App Store
■ Inquiries about this application
Please send an email to email@example.com
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Phyzios provides new types of entertainment, creation, and communication opportunities using the particle-based physics simulation technology developed originally by the University of Tokyo for industrial use. Phyzios has released several iPhone/iPad applications, including “Aqua Forest" (ranked No. 1 in both the US and Japan, jointly developed with Hudson Soft Co. Ltd.), “Marbling"
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.phyzios.com/