iPad is an 8 by 10 inches tablet device used by various professionals to accomplish various tasks at their workplace. The same holds true for creative professionals like artists and designers. They can use this sleek device and its amazing interface, high resolution display and multiple apps for creative pursuit. Given below are some of the apps which are specially meant for these artists and designers to create some brilliant works of art.
Creating a work of art just got more intuitive with ArtRange, which literally brings a real ‘art studio’ at your fingertips. It is the ultimate app for all the creative professionals out there that provides various intuitive and natural painting tools such as Oils, Watercolors, and Crayons with multiple settings. These settings provide a live simulation; this means users get a feel of working on an actual, lifelike canvas.
Since, the interface of this app has been specially designed for the iPad, you can easily experiment with your art work with the support for multi-touch gestures and with the help of other important features and functions. One of the major highlights of this app is that it lets you record your work and play them later; this is of great advantage to all the artists as they can track their progress or flaws and improve upon them.
SketchBookPro for iPad is a professional level application developed by Autodesk which provides a complete set of tools for painting and sketching. Just like ArtRange, this app too has an intuitive user interface meant exclusively for the iPad device.
SketchBookPro provides multiple features and functions that turn your iPad into virtual sketchbookof sorts (and hence, the name). For instance, you get to use a Full Screen work space with support for multi-touch. Also, you can access many high-quality brushes and tools with fully customizable brush setting and customizable user interface. Additionally, it gives you the option to get live information regarding latest sketching events and announcements, to help you stay connected with fellow artists and art lovers.
Promote your garage band, announce a sale, invite your friends to parties, concerts and weddings through posters and invitation cards using the Phosterapp on your iPad device. Choose from over 87 free templates and use various effects and decorations within the app to create trendy posters or invitation cards.
The app provides multiple background color options, photo readjustment, special filtering effects and many other features, using which you can create the poster or invite of your choice. Also, you can take a photo with your device and use it in the poster to give it a more personal touch.
After completing the posters, you can share them virtually with your friends or family members via social networking sites or email.
As the name suggests, iFontMakerlets you design your own custom fonts. It provides drawing tools which professionals and amateurs can use with ease and create customized fonts. Additionally, this app contains some of the popular fonts to guide you to create alphabets and customizing each letter the way you want.
After creating the fonts, you can export them and use them anywhere by taking the help of the app developers’ online tool. The best part of this app is that you can use the touch interface to design a 100% original hand typeface within minutes and email it or convert it into a TTF file which can be used across a lot of major applications such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
If you are a creative professional, you too must try out these apps to carry out your tasks, they will help you bring for better and more successful projects.
Alicia Carter works with PerceptiveMobileApps – iPad App Development Company. She has worked on many successful projects in the past. An avid reader, she never misses the latest books, launched in the market. She likes to try her hand in writing as well, and shares her write-ups on different guest-blogging platforms.
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