Sketchbook Pro

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
  • Layers:
    • 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
  • Gallery:
    • 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!
  • Colors:
    • 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