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Drawing app for creative professionals

SketchBook® drawing and painting software provides designers, architects, and concept artists the tools to sketch ideas quickly and create beautiful illustrations. Available for most platforms and devices.

SketchBook features

  • Natural drawing experience

    Use the minimalistic interface across Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android unlocked with a single subscription.

  • Unlimited brushes

    Tweak over 140 standard brushes, create new brushes, or import brushes designed by professional artists.

  • Work with layers naturally

    Add unlimited layers with blending modes and layer grouping.

  • Import/Export layered PSD

    Use SketchBook as part of a workflow that requires interoperability with other apps.

  • Predictive stroke

    Use predictive stroke to smooth line work and correct basic shapes to circles, triangles, and rectangles.

  • Four symmetry dimensions

    Draw with X, Y, XY, and up to 16-sector radial symmetry for perfectly symmetrical designs.

  • Rulers and guides

    Use fully adjustable rulers, ellipse guides, and French curves for precision drawing.

  • Custom perspective guides

    Snap every stroke to an on- or off-canvas vanishing point with 1-, 2-, 3-, and 5-point (fish-eye) perspective.

Customer stories

Architecture firm uses SketchBook to ideate

Drawing digitally enables rapid ideation

ESG Architecture and Design accelerates projects by sketching concepts in SketchBook.

Jay Shuster, Pixar Films

Finding inspiration in industrial design

Pixar Production Designer Jay Shuster uncovers pieces of industrial design inspiration in an airplane graveyard and captures them with SketchBook.

Pair SketchBook with other Autodesk software

Pair SketchBook with AutoCAD
AutoCAD for 2D and 3D CAD

Turn your concept into creation

AutoCAD + SketchBook

Use SketchBook to sketch ideas and iterate quickly. Easily import your sketches into AutoCAD and turn them into engineering drawings.

Pair SketchBook with Revit
Revit for BIM

Draw and iterate underlays

Revit + SketchBook

Import your SketchBook illustrations into Revit. Use your SketchBook file as an underlay, and build your model on top of the sketch.