How to draw portrait on ipad

How to draw portrait on ipad. Learn to draw and paint female face or portrait on ipad using SketchClub app. This tutorial comes with both video instruction and step by step lesson with images. Drawing on ipad with Sketch Club application made by the awesome Jim Scott. And who would think ipad application would capable of doing such decent painting and sketch. Two thumbs up for Jim Scott, the creator of the application called Sketch Club. This post will be a how to draw and paint demo tutorial on using ipad as a drawing pad. A friend of mine or former colleague at ArenaNet Jim Scott, one of the lead programmer on GW and GW2, creates this painting application for ipad called “Sketch Club”. It is a very cool and beyond basic sketch. I try it out and was pretty happy how the app works so far. I feel like I can do so much with it within the first and second trial. I just begin experiment with the app by doing a speed painting piece demo. It turns out better than I expect from an app from ipad. I can actually draw and paint like a real painting application on normal PC. Well, even if it is limited compare to Photoshop but it has what it takes to get the job done beautifully.
Anyway, if you are interested in downloading the application for your ipad go to and if you want to interact with the creator directly, visit his blog Give him feedback and anything. Jim is an awesome dude and one of the best programmer I’ve worked with.

So here is my tutorial demo using Sketch Club application on ipad. This one took me about 30 minutes and it turns out well. I didn’t know what to sketch on so I just sketch what I do best, a female warrior. :-) Yeah, it’s best to test out something with what you already know how to do it well.

Here is a final sketch of female portrait using Sketchclub on ipad.

draw portrait on ipad

draw portrait on ipad

Watch the video tutorial how to draw female face on ipad using Sketchclub app.

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Below are step by step draw and paint portrait using Sketchclub on ipad.  This will be a really quick step by step process on portrait.  If you want a basic instruction in detail go to How to draw face.  If you already know basic, well then, let get started.  Step one, I sketch out a frame of her face and some hair line.  Step two, I then use medium gray to draw eyes, nose, and mouth.  Don’t forget the shadow underneath the lower lip.  All the elements and proportion in the face should be as my typical face instruction.  Step three, I started painting her hair color, skin tone, and armor.  Step four, I then painted some basic shadow to create some depth.  Step five, I use soft brush to blend some color and value on her hair.   Step six, now I can add more detail and increase intensity of light and shadow on her face.  And we are done.  Watch the drawing video tutorial for more detail and in depth instruction.

How to draw portrait on ipad

How to draw portrait on ipad

draw portrait on ipad

draw portrait on ipad

More portrait drawing tutorials.
-How to draw female face
-How to draw realistic face front view
-How to draw a man face comics

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About Xia Taptara

Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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2 Responses to How to draw portrait on ipad

  1. Nuhlough says:

    It was awesome application that is so suitable to use in our iPad. By this, we will be able to make a different portrait drawing in our iPad and it will surely give us great result in our portrait that we made using this apps.

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