Autodesk SketchBook

Autodesk SketchBook

By Autodesk Inc.

  • Category: Entertainment
  • Release Date: 2014-10-09
  • Current Version: 4.2.3
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 167.46 MB
  • Developer: Autodesk Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 1,655 Ratings


Autodesk SketchBook is the award-winning drawing app from the leader in computer-aided design. It's made for creative professionals, aspiring artists, and anyone who likes to capture their ideas in digital form. Known for its natural drawing experience and clean user interface that gets out of your way, SketchBook has everything you need to create beautiful digital art. The brush engine has 170 default brushes you can customize, so they'll always perform exactly as you expect. Ink feels fluid and smooth, synthetic brushes blend colors in a natural way, and texture brushes mimic natural media. The SketchBook drawing and rendering engine was designed to use the full computing power of every iOS device (especially the iPad Pro with Apple Pencil). Rapid UI mode gets a thumbs up from our users because it lets your free hand pull up interface elements when needed for the largest possible workspace on your iPad. The list of tools in SketchBook is vast, but a few standouts that will help make you a better artist include: • Radial Symmetry: Product designers and mandala makers alike love the ability to draw once and replicate their lines up to 16 times using Radial Symmetry. • Predictive Stroke: Draw a line and our Predictive Stroke assertive technology will make your line straight. Draw a basic shape and it will make your circles, rectangles, and triangles more precise. If you're drawing freehand, it will add just the right amount of smoothing to curved lines. Don't need help? Turn it down or turn it off. • Ruler and Ellipse: Perspective is everything in drawing and our Ruler and Ellipse tool will help ensure you're realizing the correct positioning, size, rotation, and aspect ratio. • Full Layer Support: SketchBook opens and exports Photoshop documents (PSD files) natively, preserving layer names and blending modes. • Scan Sketch: With a quick snap of your device's camera, SketchBook can transform your paper-based line drawings into digital form. Great for getting new life out of old drawings or for making the transition to an all-digital workflow. • Autosave and infinite Undo: There's nothing worse than losing your work, and there's nothing better than being able to step back in your workflow a few dozen times to give it another go. SketchBook saves both your work and your patience. A SketchBook subscription is a simple way to ensure you get the best SketchBook experience on all your devices. As a subscriber, you get every new feature, every update, every tool, and the ability to use SketchBook on any device. SketchBook Subscription includes access to SketchBook Motion, the 2016 iPad App of the Year (install it separately via iTunes). Purchase a subscription here in the App Store and your SketchBook subscription will unlock the Pro toolset on all your other devices. Additional Information: • Subscriptions are charged through your iTunes Account, for USD $29.99/year or USD $4.99/month. • A one-time Pro Tools purchase puts these drawing tools on one device. A subscription gives you access to all drawing tools on all the devices we support (Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPad Pro). • Subscription automatically renews for the selected period, unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You'll receive a reminder email prior to the end of your current subscription period. • Manage subscription preferences in iTunes.



  • Amazing!

    By SweeneyToddJD Jr
    This is so good and useful! The functionality of the app is much more advanced than other apps I have used!! The colour pallet and brushes are so wide ranged. One criticism is that is a little jumpy at times but the app it’s self and the functions are amazing!
  • Rediscovering a passion

    By S2J2H
    I have messed around with sketchbook pro a couple of years ago, but never had longer than half an hour to try and draw something. I have at last had an afternoon free and with a little guidance from YouTube I have created something I think is amazing
  • Great

    By Baldypops
    Just the best there is. I love it.
  • Amazing app but..

    By QuentinQJacobsen
    This app does everything. Easy to use, a variety of brushes and features to help you produce the art you want. Though, when select a colour and draw, it’s never the actual colour (if that makes sense) and with each stroke it’s a new colour. Amazing app but the only one fault i have!
  • Wow

    By sandra11992
    It’s amazing rlly amazing and for free! 😍
  • Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant

    By Max Tempo
    If used with an iPad Pro and pen anything is possible. It was very quick to adjust to the new layout after using the old version. Upgrades are all stunning especially the “distort” setting. Love this app
  • Amazing app for FREE!

    By Scotland monster
    I have just newly bought the Apple Pencil and was looking for free apps that you didn’t need to pay any additional fees I found this one downloaded it and can I just say it is amazing you get the whole colour wheel and so many tools I payed an extra £1 for pro and this even better Overall great app!
  • This is sick

    By Djkdmdndnnfhf
    This app is generally very helpful whenever I want to sketch or even tweak anything and the depth of the colours and tools etc is very versatile and helpful 5/5 would definitely recommend
  • Good app if you like drawing

    By Toby N
    I like this app it allow you experiment with colours and textures without wasting paper, paint or whatever, and if you like it you can keep it, plus you can draw any time you like, the app is not perfect and can take some time to get use to, but overall I rate it as a great app.
  • Great App

    By RozzyR
    I really love this app, I have been using it a few days now quite extensively and find it very user friendly. I like being able to put my own brushes together, the layers are great to work with too. Please please please put in the ruler in the transform area. Unless I am mistaken you cannot move objects unless in the transform area, and it can be really difficult to align. Other than this I am really enjoying using it.