Autodesk SketchBook 4.0 is Ready for Android Users

Staff Writer By: Autodesk


Autodesk, Inc. released SketchBook 4.0 for Android, the latest update for its digital painting and drawing app, on Google Play on Monday, Nov. 6.

Digital artists can now download the update and leverage the full compute power of modern devices, including GPU acceleration, with the app's revamped rendering engine.

SketchBook 4.0 for Android also features new enhancements that make for a smoother, more convenient drawing experience, and enable larger canvas sizes, unlimited layers, a larger undo stack and more.

SketchBook 4.0 for Android highlights include:

  • UI updates:
    • Clean canvas with two-hand mode
    • Marking menu
    • Quick-access toolbar
    • Sliders for quick brush size and opacity adjustment on the brush menu
    • Customizable color swatches stored on the layer editor
  • Redesigned rendering engine and brush engine with brush texture and more than 60 new brushes
  • Enhanced symmetry tools with 16-sector radial symmetry
  • Algorithmic predictive stroke to create precise shapes, lines and curves
  • New ruler and true ellipse guides
  • Color adjustments for hue, saturation, and luminance with real-time preview
  • Flip canvas, lock layer and an improved time lapse screen recording workflow