New Microsoft Paint lets you create in 3D

For a lot of people, MS Paint is one of the first digital art tools they'll ever use. And while some might write it off as a gimmicky app, there's more to the Windows tool than just filling in squiggles with the paint bucket. In fact, it looks like Microsoft have been secretly working on a major Paint refresh, which will introduce support for 3D objects, stickers and touchscreen editing.

Thank to a video demonstration and what appears to be part of a series of tutorials unearthed by Twitter user WalkingCat, it looks like the complete overhaul of Paint is just around the corner.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.