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Immerse yourself in the art world as the apprentice in this 2D platformer game - The Painter's Apprentice. Platform your way through 7 different art movements from Realism to Impressionism to Neo-Expressionism. Use your magic paint brush to bring back color to each painting and defeat enemy paint blobs. Eventually you'll have to face off against boss blobs while uncovering the secret behind the Master Painter's story.

The game will be available on Steam, PlayStation Store and Xbox.

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Anyone else as excited as we are (we doubt it). We're happy to say that we now have a firm release date on Steam:

May 31, 2018!!!!

We even made a fun teaser trailer

That's only in a couple of weeks! If you're interested in the game and want to be notified the second it goes live, make sure to wishlist it! We'll be offering a 15% discount for the first week, so make sure not to miss it.

It's been a long road, but we're super grateful for everyone that's stuck with us, played our game, given us encouragement or just checked out our demo. We hope you all can take the time to get the game and give us some reviews too so we can improve :)

We've also got a wicked trailer. Check it out below:

More Info:

The Painter’s Apprentice is a 2D platformer that combines classic platforming fun with an artistic twist. As the Apprentice Painter, you utilize a paintbrush as a powerful melee and range weapon to defeat enemy paint blobs. But the paintbrush isn’t just a weapon; it’s also an excellent tool for uncovering secrets and solving puzzles.

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As you continue your journey through paintings, you will uncover the secrets of the Master Painter through letters he has left for you and collect famous paintings to unlock encyclopedia entries.


  • Seven different worlds each based on a different art movement (impressionism, fauvism, etc)
  • Collect paintings to unlock encyclopedia entries on famous artists and their paintings
  • Color in the world to find collectibles and shortcuts
  • Earn upgrades and new skills
  • Earn stars by completing challenges for each level.

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Closing in on Release

Closing in on Release


What's been going on in the World of The Painter's Apprentice.

The New and Improved The Painter's Apprentice

The New and Improved The Painter's Apprentice


With 2017 coming to an end, we wanted to show off all of the updates we've made to The Painter's Apprentice

Parallaxing and more - Dev Log

Parallaxing and more - Dev Log

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We've added in some new features, tweaked a couple other items and announcing some conventions hopefully near you!

The Painter's Apprentice on Steam and Kickstarter

The Painter's Apprentice on Steam and Kickstarter


It's exciting times. We've launched on Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight. Read below to learn more about both campaigns and for a link to the demo of The...

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