Best drawing/painting app for iPad Pro + Apple Pencil

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  1. faust macrumors regular

    faust

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    Hey all! I recently acquired an iPad Pro, and an Apple Pencil. What is the best drawing/painting app available for it? I'm a total novice at creative stuff, so any help pointing me in the right direction would be appreciated.
     
  2. Royksöpp macrumors 6502a

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    Procreate. It's the creative standard for iPad. Don't even look into any of those gimmicky apps. Go for the best.
     
  3. OverSpun macrumors 6502a

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    Isn't there a big thread of drawings from the iPad Pro and the used apps?
     
  4. 960design macrumors 68020

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  5. GerritV macrumors 65816

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    Paper by 53
    Concepts
    Linea
    Adobe Illustrator Draw
    Adobe Photoshop Sketch
    Autodesk Sketchbook
    Tayasui Sketches
    Medibang Paint

    I never liked Procreate, for me it's way too much fussing with brushes, settings and what not.
     
  6. OverSpun macrumors 6502a

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    Which one is your favorite one? I do not want 10 different apps for it.
     
  7. GerritV macrumors 65816

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    Paper for quick "artsy" sketches, 80% of my needs.
    Concepts for more detailed work (using layers), 20% of my needs.

    HTH
     
  8. mrmsdbdl macrumors newbie

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    Pixure is a solid Pixel Art Studio if that's what you looking for.
     
  9. mi7chy macrumors 601

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    Pro illustrator, Brad Colbow, talks highly of Affinity Photo.

     
  10. sracer macrumors 603

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    I agree. I have a few, but i tend to gravitate toward Tayasui Sketches.
     
  11. mrklaw macrumors 68000

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    Can you calibrate the pencil in any of them? Some seem to be very light with a pencil and requires a lot of pressure for darker shading (or maybe I'm scared of damaging the screen..)

    Any apps with a good range of pencils?
     

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