Software company Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) launched Autodesk SketchBook Pro 6 for Windows and Mac, the latest release from the company’s SketchBook family.
This new version of the software features a streamlined interface, multi-touch navigation, French curves, synthetic paint and smudge brushes, plus even more brush controls to customize.
“SketchBook Pro 6 is going to be exciting for both new and experienced users,” said Chris Cheung, product line manager, Autodesk.
The new streamlined user interface in SketchBook Pro 6 delivers an unobstructed and discoverable environment, increasing productivity by keeping artists focused on their creative process.
Updates include a new Brush Palette, Color Editor, Layer Editor, pucks, and Toolbar to create an easier and more efficient work flow. Also added are a number of Guide tools, including new French curves to help artists draw smoother and more precise lines.
Announced today, August 27, SketchBook Pro 6 includes more than 100 preset brushes, featuring familiar tools, such as pencils, paintbrushes, markers, airbrushes, erasers, flood fill tools, and smudge brushes.
Brushes can be further adjusted and customized to produce a wide variety of character. Settings to randomize spacing, rotation, size, and opacity can be used to provide a myriad of options for the artist, says the company.
Autodesk SketchBook Pro 6 is available for $59.99 through the online Autodesk store or through any Autodesk Authorized Reseller. A full featured trial version can also be downloaded from www.sketchbook.com/trysketchbook.