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Autodesk SketchBook Mobile (2.0)
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Contents Copyrights and Trademarks What’s New 4 Introduction 5 What is a marking menu? 5 What is a gesture? 5 Sketching 6 For users of the SketchBook Pro from the Samsung Store with Galaxy Notes 6 What is simulated pressure sensitivity? Can I offset my cursor? 8 How do I smooth a stroke? How do I create shapes? 8 Drawing with symmetry How do I import a sketch? Rotating an imported image Creating a new sketch 10 Editing 10 Undoing/redoing Deleting a sketch Copying a sketch Changing your view 11 Zooming in and out Fitting to your view 11 11 10 10 11 9 9 10 What is the size of my canvas? 9 8 7 2 Layers 18 Using layers 18 What are blend modes? 19 Blending layers 20 Transforming layers 20 Clearing a layer 20 Hiding a layer 21 Setting a transparent layer background 21 Text 22 Using text 22 Editing text 22 Saving. and Exporting 23 Saving 23 Saving variations 23 Exporting and emailing 23 Visiting Flickr® 24 How do I post sketches on Flickr®? 24 If you don’t have a Yahoo! account If you have a Yahoo! account Posting images to Flickr® SketchBook® Mobile communities 25 24 24 24 Joining SketchBook® Mobile on Flickr® 24 Colors 12 Using the Color Editor 12 Using the Color Wheel 12 Creating a custom color 12 Using the Color Picker 13 Adding a color swatch 13 Adding custom swatches 13 How does Fill work? 14 FAQ 26 What data is collected and do I have to participate? 26 How do I get a question answered? 26 How do I reset to defaults settings? 26 Can I access the Tour guide at any time? 27 Are there any best practices for optimal performance? 27 Brushes 15 Using the Brush Editor 15 Changing brushes 16 Resizing a brush 16 Change brush opacity 16 With the puck 16 With the Brush Editor 17 Changing brush spacing 17 Swapping brushes 17 . Sharing.

You can still use your fingers to open the menu. In S Pen Mode. Improvements and enhancements Improvements have been made in the following areas: • • Bug fixes Performance enhancements . you can only sketch with S Pen. or do multi-touch gestures. found in the Brush Editor and use the new Copic Color Library. SketchBook supports its pressure-sensitivity. pick different brushes. Layers The maximum number of layers available is 12 (512MB RAM mobile devices and above). S Pen with an erase is also compatible with SketchBook.What’s New This chapter introduces new features and lists the improvements and enhancements found in this release of SketchBook Mobile. For users of the SketchBook from the Samsung Store with Galaxy Notes Another way to sketch is to use the Samsung S Pen. This is to prevent your fingers from leaving accidental strokes. Tap Change Settings to turn off Pen Mode. Copic brush and Copic colors Use the new Copic marker.

zoom in. To access it: Tap .Introduction Welcome to Autodesk SketchBook® Mobile on Samsung. then tap a brush or tool. Then. Here is a list of gestures used in SketchBook Mobile: Undo Redo Clear layer Fit to view Zoom Scale Color Picker Double-tap the bottom left corner. What is a marking menu? It is a hidden menu containing tools. change image orientation. Enjoy the same SketchBook® desktop experience on your Android device with a professional-grade stroke engine. In Transform mode. pinch the screen to decrease the size of the image. What is a gesture? It is a shortcut motion that uses one or two fingers to access a tool. Expand the pinch to increase the size of the image. . and produce stunning quality results. Double-tap the top left corner. Pinch the screen to zoom into the canvas. Tap-hold to get . expand the pinch to zoom out of the canvas. and more. Double-tap the bottom right corner. Double-tap the top right corner.

To turn this function off. Tip For finer sketching control. share sketches. Select brushes and tools from the marking menu. you can only sketch with S Pen. see Zooming in and out. tap your Home button > Prefs > Pen and toggle off Enable Pen Menu. Tap Change Settings to turn off Pen Mode. For users of the SketchBook Pro from the Samsung Store with Galaxy Notes Another way to sketch is to use the Samsung S Pen. SketchBook supports its pressure-sensitivity. then tap a brush. 2. In S Pen Mode. Tap . or send something to S Note. then . . S Pen menu Press the S Pen button and hover close to the canvas to access the Pen Menu. You can still use your fingers to open the menu. or do multi-touch gestures. Easy Clip Add images captured with the S Pen Easy Clip function to your sketch. tap Import Photo > Gallery and select an Easy Clip image. pick different brushes.Sketching Drag your finger to start sketching. 1. A default brush and color are used. Use it to quickly access the Color Picker or Eraser. In the Layer Editor. S Pen with an erase is also compatible with SketchBook. This is to prevent your fingers from leaving accidental strokes.

What is simulated pressure sensitivity? It is a property that makes lines get thinner and more transparent at the beginning and end of strokes. Therefore. the synthetic pressure will apply this range to the ends of strokes. In the Brush Editor. the stroke of a default pencil fades at the tip. The speed of your stroke affects how long the fading portion is. the Min and Max values for Size and Opacity drive this. creating what we call “simulated pressure sensitivity”. Fast Stroke Slow Stroke For example. based on the speed/intensity of your strokes. if Min is 2 pixels and Max is 8. .

2. turning Smooth Brush on may affect sketching performance. How do I create shapes? Use the Shape tools to create lines. Tap . 1. Tap Prefs. Tap Smooth Brush to turn stroke smoothing on or off. Tap . Tap Use Offset Painting to turn it on. Tap-drag to place and size the shape. Tap your Back button. . 4. 5. Tap your Menu button. as well as rectangular and circular shapes. Note With lower-end devices. How do I smooth a stroke? Smooth a stroke by removing any wobbles in it. 2. 1. 2.Can I offset my cursor? Set the cursor to appear a short distance away from your finger to easily see where a stroke will appear. then tap a Shape tool. Tap Prefs. Tap your Menu button. 4. 3. 3. Tap . 1.

. Tap your Back button.Drawing with symmetry Create symmetrical content quickly. Start sketching. 2. then tap an image stored on your device. How do I import a sketch? There are two methods for importing images. For unsaved content 1. What is the size of my canvas? The SketchBook® Mobile canvas is 1024 by the resolution width of your Android device. 5. then . you may need to flip through the pages to find a sketch. Tap a brush or 3. . Tap . Import Camera to take a picture. . . 2. Double-tap a sketch. Tap . 1. Import Photo. Tap Prefs. Tap 2. tap Stopping symmetry at the center Use Symmetry: Stop Center to draw over the line of symmetry when using 1. Tap: • • . Tap Symmetry: Stop Center to turn it on. 4. Note To turn Symmetry off. then use that image. 3. then . Tap your Menu button. Tap 3. FOr saved content or a new canvas 1. then . Tap . 2. Note If you have many sketches. .

Tap . . 1. Redo Double-tap the bottom right corner. Tap . then . 4. 4. The image will come in rotated 180 degrees. then . Tap Import Landscape (Left) to turn it on.Rotating an imported image For left-handed artist. turn on Import Landscape (Left) to rotate a landscaped image. Tap your Back button. 2. 2. Import an image. Undo Double-tap the bottom left corner. . Creating a new sketch There are a few ways to create a new sketch. Deleting a sketch 1. Tap Prefs. Tap Save. 6. then New. making it easier to access clutch keys. 2. Tap . 3. You can: 1. The maximum number of undoes and redoes is 20 in a row. 3. Tap the top left corner of the canvas. Tap 3. Tap a sketch. 5. Tap Delete. Tap your Menu button. Editing Undoing/redoing Undo or redo any stroke. then New.

Tap a photo. or zoom to almost screen size to snap your sketch . then . Fitting to your view To fit your sketch to the size of the screen. As you near the size of the screen size. Tap Copy.Copying a sketch 1. tap the top right corner to fit the screen. Changing your view Zooming in and out Pinch the screen to scale down the size of the canvas. 2. Expand the pinch to scale up the size of the canvas. your sketch will snap to fit it. 3. Tap .

. Do any of the following: Tap-drag to change saturation. Tap-drag to change RGB/HSB values. There are two color spaces. The circle at the top right shows the last and current color. Tap . Tap-drag to change hue. 2. then to create custom colors. T  ap to flip the page to the Color Wheel. 3. . Tap or your Back button. Creating a custom color 1. tap it to flip the panel. 2. Tap either to flip to the other’s set of sliders. T  ap to flip the page to the Color Swatches. then .Colors Using the Color Editor The Color Editor contains swatches of color chips. Tap . RGB and HSB. Using the Color Wheel 1. T  ap-drag a slider to change these values. 3. Note If is visible.

Move over a color. tap to flip the panel. Adding a color swatch Tap-drag the color band anywhere within the color swatches to add a color swatch of that color. Tap-hold to get 2. is visible. Keep in mind. Lift your finger. 4. at present. Use the Color Wheel. then . do the following: 1. Tap Note If . 2. . 3. Adding custom swatches 1.Using the Color Picker Once this option is turned on in your preferences. . this overwrites the previous swatch in that location. T  ap-drag the color from the Color Band onto a swatch. Continue sketching. 4. 3. Tap .

paint floods the outer area. . If a layer has enclosed areas (the area is surrounded by pixels of a different color). If you tap outside an enclosed area.How does Fill work? The Fill tool is found in the Brush Editor and marking menu. The Fill tool floods a closed area with paint. paint will completely flood the empty layer and ignore any pixels on other layers. and you tap inside one of them. if you are on an empty layer. Therefore. only that region is flooded with paint. Fill only floods the entire layer with paint if the layer is empty. though you may see regions created on other layers.

6. . Tap a button to change the tip used. 7. then in the toolbar to access the editor. Tap-drag a slider to change values. Tap to flip the page back to the Brush Palette. 1.Brushes Using the Brush Editor The Brush Editor contains a brush palette with a combination of preset brushes. 2. Tap a brush to select it. To return to the canvas. 4. Tap . tap your back button. 5. Tip Double-tap a brush to return to your sketch. Any changes made to the settings are stored with the brush. Tap to flip to a page with sliders and buttons for changing the properties of the selected brush. 3.

Tap a brush. Do either of the following: Tap-drag up to increase opacity. Change brush opacity Use either the puck or Brush Editor to change the opacity of a brush. Tap and sketch. tap tap it to flip the panel. 2. 1. Resizing a brush Change the stamp size of a brush. 2. 2. Tap . Note Use Swap to Last Brush to quickly change brushes. 3. Note The puck provides cursor feedback. 1. Note If the Color Editor is visible. to access the Brush Editor. your Back button. If is visible. Tap . Tap and sketch. 3. displaying the size of the brush. Do either of the following: Tap-drag right to increase brush size. . Note Tap the arrows at the bottom of the page to see more brushes. With the puck Use the marking menu puck to change brush transparency. . Tap . then . Tap-drag down to decrease opacity. or double-tap a brush to return to your sketch.Changing brushes Create custom brushes or use pre-made texture brushes. 3. Tap 4. 1. Tap to change the brush properties. Tap-drag left to decrease brush size.

to flip the panel. then . play with Spacing. Tap . Tap . Tap 2. then tap . The stroke dramatically changes. or your Back button. spreading out the brush stamp. as spacing is increased or compressing it as decreased. tap . without opening the Brush Editor. 1. . Tap 4. Tap-drag the Spacing slider. To return to the last brush. then . 3. Dbl-tap a brush. The last settings for each brush are preserved. Swapping brushes Quickly swap between brushes. Tap . 1. then tap another brush and use it. Changing brush spacing For a unique stroke. 2.With the Brush Editor Use the Brush Editor to set the transparency of the paint. 2. 1. 3. Tap-drag the Opacity slider.

 .  To rearrange layers. Tap • . Do one of the following actions: and select an option to add or duplicate a layer. you’ve reached the maximum Note  W hen grey number of layers. The maximum number of layers available is 6. moving the layer. then tap-drag T the Opacity slider. control the editing process. 2. then .Layers Using layers Use layers to combine images. tap the layer. tap-drag. tap the layer you want to work on. 1. . • • To change layers. •  o change layer transparency. or import a camera image. and show/hide image components. Tap import a photo.

tap To merge layers. tap the layer. . What are blend modes? Blend modes are found in the Layer Editor. . Add creates a combination of the top layer’s hues and bottom’s content.• • • To hide/show a layer. To close the editor and return to your sketch. The following modes determine how the top layer and one below are combined: Normal doesn’t combine the layers. then To set a blend mode. start sketching. tap or . Multiply creates a combination that’s darker than either layer. select the upper layer of the merge group. . Do one of the following: To stay in the editor and sketch. tap Normal. To make the background transparent. Screen creates a combination that’s lighter than either layer. double-tap a layer. then tap • • • • To delete a layer. . 3.

1. Tap Normal. Tap . Note With layer transforms.Blending layers Use Normal. Double-tap the top left corner . 3. Tap a layer. Tap a blend mode. Tap one of the following buttons: • to rotate. . then tap . drag up. Multiply. left. or right with one finger. Add. or right with one finger. and scale layers by selecting a tool and tap-dragging. 3. • to scale. • to move. 2. as the number of pixels increases. and Screen to blend a layer with the one below it. Tap to exit Layer Transform mode. drag in a circular manner with one finger. performance slows. down. Transforming layers Move. drag up. left. Clearing a layer Remove all content from a layer. rotate. 1. down. 2.

Note Tap Setting a transparent layer background Make the background of a layer clear. Tap to create a transparent background. 2. Tap a layer. 2. to see the layer. Tap a layer. tap . Tap to hide the layer. . Note To turn it off. 1. 1.Hiding a layer Use to hide a layer and change your sketch.

then tap-drag. Tap to select a font style. • • • • • 4. . tap To move. Add and edit text. The keyboard appears. To change opacity. Tap . Select all. Tap To change color. dbl-tap within the text window. cut. . tap-hold the text field. Tap Done when finished. tap . 3. 2.  o access the Edit text options. Tap the text field.Text Using text 1. to save changes. then tap in the marking menu. then tap-drag. then tap-drag to pivot. tap To scale. 2. tap To rotate. Do any of the following to make changes to the text: • • To insert text. Editing text 1. 3. . or T paste text. . copy. Tap OK. tap-drag the slider. Type your text.

Tap Save. 1. Tap the image in the Gallery. Tap Save a Copy. To load an existing image. double-tap it. 2. Tap . then an option. 1. Tap Export. then . tap the sketch. Tap . Use Save a Copy to create variations and branch off. tap Export. JPEG. 2. tap New. To import an image. Do one of the following actions: • • • • • • To make a new sketch. To copy the sketch. then Delete. then an image. 3. tap Import. 3.Saving. Tap an option and follow the instructions. Tap Save. then . Don’t overwrite a sketch to try a new direction. To export the sketch. tap Copy. Exporting and emailing You can export or email an image as PNG. To delete the sketch. Saving variations Save iterations of a sketch. . then . Tap . 5. or PSD. 4. Sharing. 1. and Exporting Saving Saving stores a sketch in the Gallery and preserves its layers. 2.

5. Tap your Menu button. 4. Note If you don’t have a Flickr® account.Visiting Flickr® Visit the SketchBook® Mobile Flickr® community to post images. or ask questions. Tap About. 3. enter SketchBook Mobile and click SEARCH. Once you have a Flickr® account and have signed in. Joining SketchBook® Mobile on Flickr® 1. Tap Add something? to add an image already posted on your personal Flickr® page. 2. 3. the other uses Flickr® . 2. On the Join the SketchBook Mobile page. Tap your Menu button. Then. Tap . . Tap Flickr® Group. follow the instructions to create your Flickr® account. 1. Go to Flickr® and click the Create Your Account button. How do I post sketches on Flickr®? Post images you’ve made with Mobile to the SketchBook® Mobile Flickr® page for other users to see. click Groups. one uses SketchBook® Mobile. SketchBook® Mobile 1. Follow the instructions to create your Flickr® account. Go to Flickr® and click the Create Your Account button. This takes you to the SketchBook® Mobile Flickr® page. provide feedback. you will need a Yahoo!® email account to create one. Tap . In Find a group. 4. 2. 4. click JOIN THIS GROUP. 2. Tap About. Posting images to Flickr® There are now two ways to post to Flickr® . Click Sign up for Yahoo! to create a Yahoo! account. 3. If you don’t have a Yahoo! account 1. Click Join? to the right of the SketchBook® Mobile link. 2. If you have a Yahoo! account 1. Tap Flickr® Group. 3.

SketchBook® Mobile communities You can find SketchBook® Mobile communities on Twitter. To send feedback. 2. . 6. 7. click the image to open its page.Flickr® 1. Click OK. 4. Flickr®. and the SketchBook News webpage. Click Send To Group and select SketchBook® Mobile from the list. Locate and select one or more images. Facebook®. Click Choose photos and videos. please visit SketchBook News. On your homepage. 5. click the Upload Photos & Videos link. Click Upload Photos and Videos. Return to your home page. the Autodesk Area site. 3.

How do I get a question answered? Have a question? Ask it and get it answered at http://getsatisfaction. Turn data collection on or off in your preferences. 5. Tap Yes.FAQ What data is collected and do I have to participate? SketchBook Mobile collects anonymous information on how our users use the app and the types of devices being used to improve the app. 1. 4. . Tap Ask Questions. Tap . 3. Tap . See the About page to read the data collection notice. 2. Tap your Menu button. Tap Prefs. 3. Tap the following: • • Reset Color Swatches to restore swatches. Reset Brush Settings to restore brushes. Tap About. How do I reset to defaults settings? 1.com/sketchbook. Tap your Menu button. 4. 2.

Tap . Exit SketchBook® Mobile about every 60 min. Use Save a Copy to save iterative copies of a sketch. reduce the number of pixels on the canvas. Are there any best practices for optimal performance? For optimal performance and/or to free up memory. Tap your Menu button. follow these tips. .Can I access the Tour guide at any time? Play the Tour to see where tools are and what to do. 2. Limit the number of apps running in the background. • • • • For faster layer transforms. 1.

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