New Sketchbook Pro features

Gradient flood fills, coming soon to the new Sketchbook Pro. With Linear and Radial gadiants, plus the ability to flip the gradient.

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Enhance Gradients via Layer Blend modes…

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Distort Transform of layers, too… (so cool!)…

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New 6-hour Toonbox course: Make Comic Strips with Sketchbook

A very cool new 6-hour video course in making comics with Sketchbook Pro, taught by the excellent tutor Paris Christou. “How to Make Comic Strips!” is available at Toonbox Studio. here’s the video trailer…

* Brainstorm your characters’ personality and enviroment.
* Learn the keys to coming up with stories, gags and jokes.
* Create character model sheets.
* Simplify your characters.
* Create character pose reference sheets.
* How to create speech balloons and panels.
* How to create backgrounds.
* How to choose suitable fonts.
* Marketing and making money from your work.
+ See Paris take three scripts to complete comic strips, start-to-finish in real-time!

Gravity Sketch

The Gravity Sketch, from London, UK. Sketch in space with …

* A transparent tablet with an embedded Arduino chip
* An infrared stylus
* Augmented reality glasses

Wear the AR glasses, draw 3d designs. See them hover in the air above the tablet. Rotate them with the stylus, as if they were a 3d model.

Now that’s a cool pad. Sadly we can’t buy it yet /whahhhaaa!!/ The team are still waiting for the UK Patent Office to award a patent.