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Digital Painting Tools for Creative Artists, Indie Game Developers  and Visual FX Animators, with powerful features for 3D and video.

PD Pro - Artist edition -
                                        just paint!PD Pro, Howler edition -
                                        paint and animate!

tutorials on our youtube channel Tweet woof howl waffle!

Free Stickers for iMessage on your iPhone/iPad:

I am a Sticker!
but in Jamaica, I am a Sticka - Boo!

Project Dogwaffle:

PD Howler
the best of the best!

let's waffle and howl!                                            Digital painting and                                            animation

other projects:
Game Development
Digital Painting
Animating & Video
Royalty-free Music
Vinyl Stickers go 3D
More 3D Tools
Foreign Languages

Recent Videos and Tutorials


Gargoyles descending on
                                      castle of Sion

Moon rising

Winter has arrived

Welcome to digital painting with Particle brushes, 3D landscapes on GPU, Motion Estimation and Video.

Newsletter #145 - Creating Stunning Landscape Sceneries

Discover how to make amazing landscapes!

Join the webinar January 13:

From Real-World Landscapes to Art

Bluffwalker is a DOTM

Using and experimenting with Landsat images to re-experience life's moments

Howler v11.2:

Celebrating 20 Years of Project Dogwaffle!


Beyond Digital Painting

In other words:  Is it Real? ...or is it Puppy Real?

Imagine: Foraminifera on Mars?

foraminifera on Mars?

Hello AniRhythm - the newest Dogwaffler of the Moment

PD Howler v11 is now also avalable at!
Learn more in Newsletter #140 - September to Remember

Discover Puppy Ray on GPU!

Hot! New Landscape Tutorials and free Assets

New! New to Dogwaffle? Get Started with 3D Designer!

This is not the Moon - it's my cup of morning coffee!

PD Artist 11.1 Summer Splash!  Learn More  |  Order now  | PD Howler 11.1

Read Newsletter #138 to learn more | Slideshow Updated! new!

Is it Real, or is it Puppy Rayl?it's not what it looks like!

Virtual Cooling: global relief from regional heat waves:

Summer-Splash, the refreshingly cool free Update for Howler 11

I need this - it's so cool!

PD Howler 11.1 is here! updated!PD Artist 11.1 is here!

Don't have the latest version yet? Can't afford it just yet?

Discover: Rendering with Puppy Ray

Discover: ready, set.... woof! This is v11,... This is Axehead.

Dogwaffler of the Moment: Attila Kohl

Recent Newsletters

More recent Dogwafflers of the Moment:

Hannes Wiesendanger

Dave Devoe

Your Name Here? Discover more Dogwafflers

Got an earlier version? Contact us for a discount coupon to upgrade & save.

Enhance your Experience:

L-Systems for Dogwaffle: Sierpinski and more! New!

Discovering Puppy Ray Cool!

More free Skies for Puppy Ray

Free add-ons & plugins

 Water Caustics plugin

Normal Map plugin

 Worley Noise plugin

 How to paint Cityscapes

 Creating assets with Transparent Background

Are you a Comic Book Illustrator?

Grab our free Callouts... and make your own too!

  Do you have an earlier version? Want to upgrade? Missed the promotional discount? Are you a student or faculty member at a school and teach programming,  animation, paint, gamedev, 3D landscapes, and special effects with Dogwaffle? If you have a coupon for an even better upgrade discount, be sure to use it.
If you don't have yours or lost your coupon, contact us to request one.

Read the Latest News from our Newsletter!

Not sure which one to choose?

Fun with painting

PD Particles

Paint, Visual FX & 3D

PD Artist

Paint, VFX, 3D and Motion

PD Howler

gallery slideshow

Learn about v11
Order here

Learn about v11
Order here
 stuning landscapes, created in PD
                                                          Howler's 3D
Priced like an app!

Beyond digital painting!
Now also on Steam!

Discover Project Dogwaffle for GameDev & Nature Painting.

Watch our Main Slideshow:

Bunnies in the

PD Howler 9.5 was A Major Milestone!

Features | What's New | Slideshow | Buy Now | Free Trial

3D Designer unleashed: Realistic and fast creation of scenic landscapes with erosion, sediments, clouds, fog, ambient occlusion shading, texturing based on elevation and slope(!) with real-time cast shadows on the GPU. Export 3D mesh as OBJ file, save the texture, height map, Zbuffer depth map, lighting maps, terrain masks (snow, rock, grass), etc...Also: Local Contrast simulates HDRI effects, Ambient Occlusion adds depth and realism to foliage particle brushes(!).  Learn more here

See and learn from more examples and tutorials on our YouTube channel: pdhowler


Watch more videos & tutorials in our pdhowler channel on YouTube

Image below: Terrain created and rendered in Howler 9.5's 3D Designer.
Sky also rendered in Howler 9.5's 3D Designer and composited into the terrain rendering.
Foliage painted with PD Howler's Particle brushes.

can your paint program do

Need a tutor?

Planning a trip to Italy, Spain, France or Germany? Want to learn Japanese or Russian?
Foreign language education

Learn a Foreign Language
Beyond digital painting -
                                      Puppy Ray, 3D Stickers, Particle
Left: Background created in Howler's Puppy Ray, foreground stamped with new Toon brushes. Right: Howler screenshot

PD Howler:
Howling Fast!

Dogwaffle! Discover your own new 3D World

PD Howler for Paint, Motion                                      and VIsual FX

Older Slideshows:

from Mars?

Dogwaffler of the Moment

Puppy Ray for PD9 Other Products & Offers
                            by drawsattention


get it

landscape with particles
                                    brushes, painted in PD Pro 8 a recent tutorial done with
                                    Dogwaffle animated fireworks


Awesome Companion 3D Tools to use with Project Dogwaffle:

Curvy 3D

powerful modeling with curves
                      and voxels, adaptive subdivisions

complete 3D solution,
                          does just about everything you'll ever need in


Beyond Digital Painting 

 Tutoring - 2D Tools  -  3D Tools  -  Music   -   GameDev -

3d terrain animations in
                                    Carrara, foliage, skies, planets
landscape / terrain animations in Carrara

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