Here are 5 great creative sketchbook apps that you use on your mobile phone, ipad or Android tablet. These apps are a great way to explore digital drawing and sketching.  The perfect tools for lots of different digital pens, brushes, and erasers and allow you to make sketches, design characters and create new ideas on digital platforms. Click on the images to link to the download pages.

1. Adobe Sketch


Photoshop Sketch lets you create expressive drawings anywhere. Use natural drawing tools like pencils, pens, markers, and watercolor brushes to get all the textures and blending effects you’d get on paper.


2. AutoDesk Sketchbook


Great tools and easy to use interface. The Autodesk Sketchbook is great for beginners or experienced artists that want a suitable digital sketch tool. This is an intuitive tool that is enjoyable to use.

3. Tayasui Sketches

Lovely simple interface and a nice range of brushes including pens, pencils and paint brushes. The app is free but you can upgrade for more tools at a later date. It has a nice smooth interface which allows you to change pens quickly so you can keep drawing.


4. Adobe illustrator draw


Adobe illustrator draw

Adobe does it again with this great little entry level app. This app allows you to draw in vector shapes. Using vectors shapes with brush and line tools allows you find and build your own digital illustration style.

5. A Sketch

A Sketch

Another simple interface that allows you to draw simply and easily. You can get some really great effects playing with different colours and trying different things.

Available on itunes