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SketchBook Pro for iPad

  • October 03
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Autodesk Inc.

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Autodesk SketchBook® Pro for iPad is a professional-grade paint and drawing application. Using the same paint engine as its desktop counterpart, SketchBook Pro delivers a complete set of sketching & painting tools through a streamlined and intuitive user interface designed exclusively for the iPad experience. 

Whether you are an occasional doodler or a professional illustrator, SketchBook Pro transforms your iPad into the ultimate digital SketchBook.


? Full Screen work space with support for any device orientation

? Retina Display on 3rd Gen iPad

?Canvas size: 1024 x 768
• 6 layers on iPad 1
• 12 layers on iPad 2
• 18 layers on 3rd Gen iPad

?Canvas size 2048 x 1536
• 4 layers on iPad 2
• 6 layers on 3rd Gen iPad

?Multi-Touch Interface:
• Two finger pan & zoom navigation with 2500% zoom
• Three finger tap for controls
• Three finger swipe gestures for quick access

?High Quality Brushes and Tools:
• Professional grade paint engine delivers smooth and precise brush strokes
• More than 60 preset brushes, including pencils, pens, markers and natural media
• 90 additional brushes and stamps brushes
• Completely customizable brush settings for each brush
• Draw styles for creating straight lines, rectangles, and circles
• Synthetic pressure sensitivity (brush fade-off)
• Undo/Redo - 10 levels Gen 1 iPad 1 - 20 levels iPad 2 - 30 levels 3rd gen iPad
• Dynamic symmetric drawing 

• Import images from Photo Library
• Import from Camera on iPad 2
• Duplicate, Merge and Reorder Layers 
• Move, scale, and rotate layers interactively using Multi-Touch
• Toggle visibility and adjust Layer Opacity
• Layer Blend Modes: Multiply, Add, Screen and Normal
• Preserve Transparency mode to paint only where paint already exists
• Template Library in the Layer Editor that includes a variety of grids, perspective reference and ruled paper.

? Video Output

• Store and view work-in-progress 
• Export images 
• Import/Export as a layered file (PSD)
• Import/Export via iTunes File Sharing or Dropbox
• iCloud - easily access your iPad canvases on the Mac App Store versions of SketchBook!

• Color Wheel with HSB and RBG color space
• Customizable Color Swatches
• Copic Color Library
• Eye-dropper color selection
• Erase color chip to convert any brush into custom eraser

? Customizable UI
• Customizable double tap canvas shortcuts.
• Palettes to store your favorite brushes and colors
• Radial menu so store custom brush and color combinations.

?Stay Connected:
• Built in SketchBook News panel for live info about Sketching events and announcements

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Awwwards Team

By Awwwards Team

Awwwards – recognizing the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world. We aim to create a meeting point where web professionals from across the globe can come to find inspiration; a space for debate; a place to share knowledge and experience; give and receive constructive and respectful critiques. “Always hungry”.