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Tayasui Sketches


This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Because beautiful tools make beautiful drawings, we endlessly refined Sketches brushes to create the most realistic drawing tools.

Sketches is the most realistic, versatile and user-friendly sketching app designed for a mobile device. This exhaustive artist's toolbox helps users create dazzling sketches, cheerful paintings and smashing illustrations on the go.

• Features
- Import photos
- Over 20 ultra realistic tools
- Incredibly realistics watercolor wet brushes
- Brushes Editor
- Color Eyedropper
- Pro Export and sharing

• Layers
- Use layers to simplify your task
- Export them as separate PNG with transparency
- import and export PSD layered files

• Folders
Easily organize your drawings in beautiful and easy to personalize folders or books.

• Pressure Stylus support
Discover even more realistic brushes while Styluses.
We support Apple, Wacom and Adonit Styluses.

A Unique feeling : Each stroke behaves vividly and truly like brush on paper, adapting the pressure, angle, and width to your movements. It's an effect you have to see to believe.

• A unique UI with a touch of Zen : Tools are hidden away as you create and the bare minimum buttons are shown to make for a very clean canvas..

• Community : Share your drawings with the Sketches Community where you can find inspirations and vote for other people drawings.

I• List of tools
- Pen
- Rotring
- Felt Pen
- Pen Brush
- Oil Pastel
- Watercolor Dry and Wet brushes
- Acrylic brush
- Airbrush
- Area and Filling tool
- Patterns
- Text (iPad only)
- Shapes (iPad only)
- Eraser
- Cutter
- Smudge tool
- Ruler

What's New in Version 17.4

Ready for iPhone X
New import function to access Files
Multilayer PSD import and export
Transparent paper
Better iOS 11 integration.


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Customer Reviews

A few problems

This is a great app! It has many tools for you to use. Though, I think the layer thing, which means you have to pay to get layers, is very annoying. When I draw, I use at least three layers. And I cannot only use two, I need at least three layers since I use them for outlining, coloring, and shading. If I buy it, it comes with other stuff, but I only wanted the layers. So could you make it so that you could buy the layers separately? If so, that would be great.

Another thing I have a problem with, is that the undo and redo, is very annoying. Whenever I'm trying to zoom in or out, it either undoes or redoes. Though, sometimes it's helpful. But most of the time, it just gets in my way of drawing.

Those are the two things I have a problem with, overall, this is a great app to draw with, if you ignore its flaws. I recommend you download it, or at least try it out.

Almost a 5

I love this app it’s the most simple and basic drawing and sketching app but it has so much to offer! The only thing I wish they had is within a layer we can add an image from our library or from the web, without needed the pro version to have that layer. To me this is the best thing a drawing app can offer so this is why it was almost a 5 star rating. I also wish we could have the most basic thing such as the ruler tool for free. It’s a necessity and not everyone can pay for it. There is definitely room for improvement but other than those two things, great app <3

Easy to learn interactions, relaxing flow on iPad

Tried a few other sketching apps as I consider changing workflow to an app that might replace paper and pen sketching. Have found using a finger for sketching surprisingly relaxing, and a stylus for doing work provides control that is needed. Changing colors ( lower right) and pen types (far left) is intuitive and does draw attention away from main task of sketching with multiple menus or clicks.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: Productivity
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  • Version: 17.4
  • Size: 193 MB
  • Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Pro Version$4.99
  2. More Tools$1.99
  3. Layers$1.99
  4. Olivia's Coloring Book$1.99
  5. Carl's Coloring Book$1.99
  6. Enable Stylus Pressure$1.99