Now that we’ve sampled two great iPad sketching apps in the form of Sketchbook Ink and Sketchbook Pro, we take a look at two more apps likely to draw comparisons to Autodesk’s offerings: Adobe Ideas and Procreate:
Similar to Sketchbook Ink, Ideas is Adobe’s resolution independent sketch app with an emphasis on simplicity. For those who have not yet read our first installment, “resolution independence” is another description for vector based drawing; a process which allows you to zoom in on your lines virtually infinitely without any loss in resolution (pixilation.) this is a great feature once you get used to the nature of vector lines: which automatically “smooth” themselves out to varying degrees once you lift your stylus/finger. Of course, Ideas includes the usual standard features for drawing apps: eraser tools, color picker, undo and re-do, along with a few features sorely missing from other “simple” drawing apps.
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