Updates on the Mobile Apps

We are incredibly excited about all the New features Adobe has introduced on Adobe Max 2021 online conference!  Especially on their mobile apps.  For this post, We will focus on the updates for the Mobile version of Adobe Fresco, Illustrator on the iPad and Photoshop on the iPad, all these apps are beneficial for illustrators or anyone interested in improving their drawing skills!

Illustrator on the iPad 

The most exciting announcement of this year’s Adobe MAX has to be the release of Illustrator on the iPad app! 

We highly recommend you watch the full tutorial if you want to learn the best features that make this reimagined version of illustrator even more powerful for specific tasks than the desktop version.

Plus there will be a giveaway included on the tutorial! grab yours before its too late 🙂

Here is a summary of what’s new:

  • Many drawing techniques and some pretty cool timesavers with the Pen and Pencil Tool!
  • How to draw in Symmetry
  • The excellent Grid and Radial Repeat features for Repeat Patterns
  • Working on Type on Path
  • Clicking Masks and Blend Modes

Photoshop on the iPad

Photoshop on the iPad has come a long way since its release in 2019. Watch our full tutorial to find out about all the new features and improvements added with the Creative Cloud 2021 update!

Here is a summary of what’s new:

  • Improved Refine Edge
  • Rotate Canvas 

      -Rotation snapping is applied at 90-degree rotations and can be turned on or off in Settings.
      -Use a quick two-finger pinch gesture to reset your rotation and re-centre the canvas.

  • Edit Image Size
  • Brush Syncing with Photoshop Desktop
  • Discover Artist from Behance directly on the app
  • Livestream as you create

Adobe Fresco 2021

Adobe Fresco has gained a lot of fans and users since its release in 2019. Watch our full tutorial to learn how to make the most of this new release!

We will cover how to work with the new Smudge Brushes, Text Support, multi-colour Eyedropper, Fresco on the iPhone, and so much more.

Here is a summary of what’s new:

  • Fresco on iPhone
  • Mixer Brushes
  • -Brushes management (recent 2020 update)
    -Brush stamp preview (recent 2020 update)

  • Multicolor Eyedropper
  • Trim for Vector Brushes 
  • Text Support
  • Adobe Capture Ribbon Brushes
  • Livestreaming
  • Send to Desktop Illustrator
  • High-resolution Timelapse
  • Pressure Sensitivity Adjustment
  • Version History
  • Commenting
  • We highly recommend you to watch the full tutorials. We can guarantee you will be inspired and excited to start drawing!

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    About the author 

    Shumi Perhiniak

    Shumi is a self-taught graphic designer and illustrator who has worked for Toni&Guy, Renaissance Learning, Baker Ross, and many others.

    Additionally, she owned a brick-and-mortar stationery shop selling her art prints and now sells wholesale to retailers and online shops under the brand name www.herdesignworld.com.

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