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SketchBook Pro for iPad

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  • iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 12+
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About SketchBook Pro for iPad

SketchBook Pro helps students capture ideas and refine concepts with a professional-grade toolset and an intuitive user interface. SketchBook Pro is a design and creation app with tools for creating digital art. There’s a learning curve for students not already familiar with professional-level digital art tools. This app is only for Students and Educators on their personal devices. 

App Details

Teacher Ratings


iPad, iPhone





Engagement and Usability
Creative Development


In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No


Autodesk Inc.

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Find out for yourself what has made SketchBook Pro the industry standard for digital sketching!

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

✓Custom Canvas sizes
• Create large canvases (up to 6.2 MP on new iPad models)
• Dynamically sets available number of layers

✓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)
• Dynamic symmetric drawing

• Import images from Photo Library
• Import from Camera
• 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.

• 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
• 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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