Autodesk Releases SketchBook Ink App for the iPad

The first thing you’ll notice about this app is that it’s not your parents’ Paint program. Autodesk has released a number of paint apps, and this one lives up to their reputation.

SketchBook Ink lets artists create drawings of any size – resolution be damned. They can either start from a blank canvas or they can work from a photo taken by the iPad’s camera.

Autodesk is hoping that this new app will re-inspire doodlers and graphic artists alike into new efforts to create content with the iPad. As you can see in the demo video, this app offers dozens of color and brushstroke options. After you’re done drawing you can share the picture via Dropbox, email, or simply leave it in your iPad’s image folder.

The app is normally $5, but right now Autodesk is running a launch promotion. You can find the app for $2 in iTunes.