Improved
Clip Studio Paint
Compatibility

Mar 17th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

We want to make sure that Astropad is always running smoothly for you. That’s why we’ve been working behind-the-scenes to improve Astropad’s compatibility with the comic illustration software Clip Studio Paint. Previously, users were experiencing a stroke jitter when drawing fast, curved lines in Clip Studio Paint. You can see a screenshot of the issue …

Duet Display
vs Air Display

Mar 2nd, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

When researching apps to use the iPad Pro as a graphics tablet, many artists consider Astropad, Duet Display, and Air Display. While Duet Display and Air Display are primarily intended to use your iPad as a second monitor, Astropad was designed to turn the iPad into a professional graphics tablet. This chart outlines their specific differences so that you can …

Maintaining Mindfulness as a Creative Freelancer

Feb 28th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Astropad talked with Sharm Murugiah about his artistic journey and how he balances his freelance career with mindfulness. He showed us that mindfulness – the ability to be fully present and aware of where we are and what we’re doing – can be a powerful influence in your art. STUDIO MURUGIAH AKA Sharm Murugiah is a commercial artist living and working in …

Astropad Standard 2.2

Feb 23rd, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Today we’re giving Astropad Standard a huge performance boost! We’ve updated Astropad’s core technology with an even faster engine – now you’ll get lightning fast speeds with reduced pixelation.  ???????? You can visit the iOS App Store to update to Astropad Standard 2.2 for free. If you aren’t automatically prompted to update the Mac app, …

Customizable
Pressure Curves

Feb 23rd, 2017
Malyse McKinnon
343

Release Notes: Astropad Studio 1.1 We’re happy to announce a new feature has been added to Astropad Studio’s Stroke Lab – Custom Pressure Curves ! Where to Find Pressure Curve Settings In Astropad Studio’s Main Menu sidebar, tap Pencil & Stroke to access preferences for pressure, stroke, and drawing. Scroll down to Pressure Curve, and select between different pen …

Organizing a
Capture One
Workspace for Astropad Studio

Feb 16th, 2017
Malyse McKinnon
343

Capture One is great for streamlining your photography work. It offers quality adjustment tools for editing and refining both your photos and workflow. In this quick step-by-step guide, we’ll help you organize an efficient workspace for using Capture One with Astropad Studio. Rearranging Workspace and Tool Panels In Capture One, you are able to customize the working space columns. Go to …

Artist Showcase: Davide Barco

Feb 16th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Davide Barco Where do you live? I live in Milano, Italy. But I’m originally from a very small village not so far from Venice. Does your art follow a theme or motif? I try to take inspiration from everything. Sometimes I want to create more “geometric” compositions, so for 3/4 of the work I’ll follow that style. …

Artist Showcase: Kayleigh Castle

Feb 7th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Kayleigh Castle Where do you live? Currently I live in southwest Florida where I was born and raised. May of 2017 I will graduate from Ringling College of Art & Design with a BFA in Illustration. While getting my Illustration degree I have traveled to Denver Colorado to attend Rocky Mountain College of Art & …

Duet Display vs Astropad

Jan 28th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

When researching apps to use the iPad Pro as a graphics tablet, many artists consider Astropad and Duet Display. While Duet Display is primarily intended to use your iPad as a second monitor, Astropad was designed to turn the iPad into a professional graphics tablet. This chart outlines their specific differences so that you can make an informed decision of …

Artist Showcase: Dylan Goldberger

Jan 24th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Dylan Goldberger Where do you live? I grew up just outside New York City in New Rochelle. I moved to Brooklyn in 2007 to go to Pratt and have lived there ever since working as an illustrator. Does your art follow a theme or motif? I do a lot of work exploring human and animal …