Sketchbook

Professional-grade drawing app with customizable brushes

About Sketchbook

Sketchbook is a professional-grade drawing app for designers, artists, and other creatives. It can be used to create quick sketches or more detailed artwork. It provides precision rulers, a predictive stroke tool, customizable brushes, color fill tools, dynamic symmetry tools, plus more. Sketchbook can be downloaded to Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android devices.

The app provides hundreds of brush types including pencils, airbrushes, markers, smear, and other customizable options. It also includes layers and blend modes for professional artists. Sketchbook is responsive to a stylus and can pick up on pressure and tilt to create depth within drawings. Artists can hide drawing tools and palettes to keep the app interface clean.


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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(36)
Value for Money
4.6/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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Wahaj
Wahaj
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  • Industry: Architecture & Planning
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Sketchbook

Reviewed on 19/11/2022

Sketchbook installed in any graphic tablet is like a sword in any artist's hand. It has enhanced...

Sketchbook installed in any graphic tablet is like a sword in any artist's hand. It has enhanced the quality of creativity and improved my sketching and graphical representation a lot.

Pros

The software is open to all and is free to use.

Cons

In my opinion, the software has not any demerits for initial users.

Simon
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

An amazing software but.....

Reviewed on 22/9/2022

I'm old enough to remember using the old glass bottle Magic Markers but since going digital, with...

I'm old enough to remember using the old glass bottle Magic Markers but since going digital, with the help of Sketchbook, Photoshop and CSP, I find I am more productive in terms of speed and quality of work.
Drawing in Sketchbook is incredibly intuitive and satisfying, I only wish I could open more than one file at a time.

Pros

I think the drawing brushes and pencils for linework are some, if not the best I have found in a drawing app.
I especially like the snap to curve, elipse and perspective rulers.

Cons

I am a storyboard artist which means I am usually drawing and colouring a number of frames at once, sometimes as many as 30-40 frames. I would love to be able to open up a number of frames so I can achieve uniformaty of line and colour across the frames. I also dearly miss the Copic colours you used to have.

Gal
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: 5,001–10,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 4.0 /10

Benefits and struggles of Sketchbook

Reviewed on 19/2/2022

Pros

Sketchbook has a great variety of brushes, allowing you to recreate your favorite traditional media or adopting a new technique and style. Sketchbook is ideal for those random drawing ideas you get while out of the house (remember the software doesnt reach its full potential unless it's paired with a pressure sensitive stylus)

Cons

While you can get anythin you may need for sketching and drawing, there are some functions that are limited in sketchbook that you can get in other drawing softwares regarding editing, heavy rendering and vectors

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Sketchbook Your Smart Drawing.

Reviewed on 7/8/2022

Rated one of the best modern drawing programs, has many dazzling tools, has great drawing tools...

Rated one of the best modern drawing programs, has many dazzling tools, has great drawing tools library months and was in my office in the middle of brushes and pens and colours, I can put Layer If I want to try something and don't want to spoil your painting, Easy to use, you don't need a course to become a professional using, suitable for all ages and different fields.

Pros

I like its tools, it has many colours many brushes and a pen .
I like to use my pen tablet to draw Paintings or any view.
it has a contemporary style for the tools bar.
I like using Sketchbook, like the board to teach my class.
Easy to use, you don't need a course to become a professional using, suitable for all ages and different fields.

Cons

sometimes, on my mac, I can't see the tools bar

hussein
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

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Reviewed on 31/7/2022

so powerful software to draw

so powerful software to draw

Pros

the best software for drawing anything you need

Cons

in reality, the software provides everything you need to draw so I don't see any disadvantage in it till now

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Sketchbook offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$19.99/one-time
  • Pricing model: Free Version
  • Free Trial: Available

Sketchbook has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Sketchbook supports the following languages:

English

Sketchbook supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

We do not have any information about what integrations Sketchbook has

Sketchbook offers the following support options:

FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, 24/7 (Live rep)

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