07 May '11, 10am

Artists switch from easels to touch-screens: SAN FRANCISCO - AUTODESK on Friday released a major update to Sketc...

SAN FRANCISCO - AUTODESK on Friday released a major update to SketchBook Pro software that has artists switching from pencils and paints to virtual canvasses on iPhones or iPad tablet computers. SketchBook Pro software upgrades were crafted to take advantage of improved features in second-generation iPads recently unleashed on the world by California-based Apple. 'This is the biggest release we've had since last year when the iPad launched,' SketchBook product line manager Chris Cheung said at a Digital Canvas exhibit of art made using the application. 'It is more productive and, as a by-product, it is more fun as well.' The software lets people blend and texture colours as they would with oil paints or other mediums. Movements of fingers on gadget touch-screens are converted into virtual brush strokes. 'This way, I have my whole art studio in my pocket,' said San Francisc...

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