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.

Pricing starting from:

US$19.99/one-time

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

Not provided by vendor

Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

US$19.99/one-time

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Sketchbook: 5

  • CAD Tools
  • Custom Brushes
  • Design Templates
  • Image Editing
  • Mobile App

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(26)
Value for Money
4.7/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.7/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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Luis Humberto
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  • Industry: Animation
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source

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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Great tool to make art

Reviewed on 17/8/2022

Sketchbook can be a excellent program if you're trying to find a good drawing program, i use...

Sketchbook can be a excellent program if you're trying to find a good drawing program, i use sketchbook to draw the characters of my story and works perfectly

Pros

Easy to use, has a lot of useful tools and you can add more tools, you can even download more textures from the official sketchbook site, has a lot of brushes and pens, works excellent on digital tablets, and has a mobile version.

Cons

At the moment I didn't experience any bad things with the program.

Miriam
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  • Industry: Events Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Free Solution to your editing issues

Reviewed on 21/11/2022

Pros

Sketchbook is very easy to use. It doesn't over complicate things with to many tools that you dont know how to use anyway

Cons

The mobile app is a not as user friendly as the desktop based version

Gal
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • 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

Simon
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • 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.

Aditya
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  • Industry: Automotive
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Sketch good with sketchbook.

Reviewed on 26/12/2022

Its a great tool to sketch when it comes to freehand drawings. Airbrush feature along with copic...

Its a great tool to sketch when it comes to freehand drawings. Airbrush feature along with copic colors makes it perfect for art.

Pros

User friendly tool for sketching digitally, has great options from pencils, pen to airbrushes. Copic colors are available.

Cons

The user interface is a bit outdated. The lasso and selection tools can get better.

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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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