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Sketchbook Mobile for iPhone

Autodesk, the makers of the excellent drawing & sketching software Sketchbook Pro have just released a companion app for the iPhone & iPod Touch, appropriately named Sketchbook Mobile [iTunes link]. The best part? Only $2.99!

It’s a pretty impressive port, as it has many of the features found on it’s big brother including layers, a brush editor, a color wheel and lots more. Easy access to all the tools as well as the brush resize loupe from Sketchbook Pro.

Check out the video for a demo:

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  • dcaldesign

    flippin' sweet. ka-ching. purchased.

  • saraelizabeth22

    I am pleased. Great for a quick sketch or some random boredom. I like coming across iPhone apps that are worth buying :]

  • Jessica

    Niiiice! Looks much more intuitive than 'Brushes' or 'Colors'.

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  • Bim

    incredible. Just need to it come out on my android HTC hero mobile.

  • http://twitter.com/BernardMolek Bernard Molek

    Crazy! I have some pretty fat fingers though so does anyone know if there are any finger gadgets that the iPhone accepts (nails don't work) that would give me some fine/detail control to sketch better with?

  • http://coghillcartooning.com George Coghill

    I picked up a Pogo Stylus: http://tenonedesign.com/stylus.php and it works great on the iPhone, for everything including sketching.

  • Simon H.

    Mhmmm… Even if the “touch” part looks really good, I'm still not sold? If it's that great, why don't we have graphic pads that allow the same?

    But it's true that it'll allow people with awesome drawing skills and no knowledge of a computer to start producing digital art :-)

  • http://coghillcartooning.com George Coghill

    I think it's mostly useful for an “on the go” tool to sketch or doodle with some of the basic graphics software tools one is used to.

    And interestingly enough, info has been leaked about an upcoming USB touchpad to be released by Wacom which would give users the ability to do just this.

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  • http://twitpic.com/psyg1 Overton Loyd

    I have no idea why we don't have graphic pads that allow the same, but it really is that great!

  • http://www.overtonloyd.com/ Overton Loyd

    Here's a screen shot:

    http://twitpic.com/psyg1

  • Dan

    Excellent job..
    dizi izle

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