1. Platforms, prices, and company

          Power Macintosh
          Meta Creations:

2. Applications

           Painter 3D allows you to interactively paint texture, bump, highlight, reflection and glow properties directly on 3D models. It includes advanced brush capabilities with over 100 Natural-Media brushes and image-editing effects, and advanced compositing controls with support for multiple floating selections which can be modified directly on the surface of 3D models.

3. Examples/Samples

4. Web Resources

            Tutorials For Painter 3D:
            Mac World Reviews: