There’s reality, and then there’s augmented reality. Download one of these AR apps and discover a different perspective of the world around you.
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For artists who want to perfect their craft, this free app is a must-have. Featuring a wide variety of beautiful pieces that can be easily traced from screen to paper, this app is a great choice for those looking to get better at sketching more realistic subjects or improve shading skills. The only thing to keep in mind is that, as of now, the app only works with A4 paper sizes.
While games such as Pokemon GO! have been big hits in the AR world, it’s good to go back and see one of the games that started it all in the AR industry — Ingress. This epic game allows players to battle for virtual territories under two factions, the Enlightened and the Resistance. This app was Google’s first foray into the word of AR gaming (even though it is now available for iOS as well) and has since become one of the fastest-growing and creative apps of its kind.
Tattoos have long been a form of self-expression and art, but for those skeptical about getting inked up, this is an app that may just change your mind. With a collection of stunning tattoos shared by artists, this app allows users to believably position where they will place their future tattoos. Bringing together a community of artists and beautifully crafted pieces, this app has quickly become a favorite amongst AR users and tattoo lovers alike.