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Calligraphy Penmanship: challenging ink and paper with a digital pen

Dec 01, 2016 - Topdune Studio announces Calligraphy Penmanship 1.5, developed exclusively for the popular iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. With personalized and very sensitive adjustments of the pencil pressure and smoothness, calligraphers will quickly find the feeling of their favorite shading style. This version offers two new series of incredible pen effects. The beauty of their lines and shades is based on harmonious color combinations, and the regularity of the color overlays.


Calligraphy Penmanship 1.2 released for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Nov 04, 2016 - Topdune Studio announces Calligraphy Penmanship 1.2, developed exclusively for the popular iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. With personalized and very sensitive adjustments of the pencil pressure and smoothness, calligraphers will quickly find the feeling of their favorite shading style. If you want to create ornamental penmanship on a digital tablet, this application will bring to you the unique experience of drawing beautiful letters exactly like using your Brause, Gillott or Hunt steel pen nibs.


Digital Painting - The return to the Natural Way of Drawing

Jan 22, 2016 - Indie development team, Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon and Yong Jie Hu announce the release of Drawing Box Pro 2.0, an update to their popular painting app developed for iPad tablets. Drawing Box Pro is the best app for sketching, painting & designing on a mobile device. Taking full advantage of the new Apple Pencil, the app offers a natural way of using pencil, pens and brushes for art creativity. Each tool has been chiseled to reach the best user experience in term of comfort, realism and versatility.


How Digital Calligraphy Can Improve Your Ugly Handwriting

Mar 27, 2014 - Independent development team, Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon and Yong Jie Hu introduce Calligraphy HandBook 1.0 for iPad. The calligraphy drawing process and method can instantly improve your handwriting. Because it helps you to structure letters and words to correctly draw curves and lines in a defined space, it helps develop virtues such as patience, attention to detail, perfection, willingness to learn, and the sense of beauty; giving you the pleasure of drawing beautiful letters.


SketchBlock innovates with linear multiple undos/redos and colour mixer

Aug 08, 2013 - Independent development team, Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon and Yong Jie Hu have announced updated SketchBlock 1.2. This version brings 2 main innovations in panting apps: the multiple undos allows the user to make an unlimited actions of undo with only a long press, this works quite 3 times faster than the tap-by-tap command. Second new feature: the colour mixer is a piece of paper where you can create unlimited colours by mixing 2 or more colours then save them into a personal palette.


What's new in digital painting on iPad?

Feb 12, 2013 - Independent development team Hu Yong Jie and Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon today introduce SketchBlock 1.0, their new painting app developed for iPad. SketchBlock specially focuses on various pen and brush effects as well as features a new approach of image management, giving users the possibility to manage paintings by blocks and sheets. User can easily duplicate and transfer artwork between blocks, and a painting can be re-imported as background for a new work, and so much more.


Drawing Box 2.5 for iPad - Create Using Advanced, Sensitive Art Tools

Jun 07, 2012 - Independent development team Hu Yong Jie and Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon today announce, Drawing Box 2.5 for iPad, an update to their successful art application. Ideal for kids practicing drawing and painting, the app creates a realistic, artistic experience with painting tools that feature advanced algorithms that provide smoothness, responsiveness, and sensitivity. The comprehensive update includes new speed-sensitive pens, color-grading square chalk, an improved smudge tool, and more.


Drawing Box for iPad awarded App of the Week

Apr 19, 2012 - Independent development team Hu Yong Jie and Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon is proud to announce Drawing Box is awarded "App of the Week" in France, China and Netherlands. Drawing Box provides a drawing tool for kids and non-professional painters, for parents and children. It features 3 pencil modes, 6 art brushes in 6 sizes, 3 paintrolls in 6 sizes, 3 eraser sizes, 156 colors in 2 palettes, 20 magic pen effects, 187 stickers in 3 sizes and so much more.


Drawing Box for iPad, designed for school use

Mar 15, 2012 - Drawing Box is reproducing the children's painting environment. Since it's launch in February 2011 on the App Store, many schools have purchased it for student use. With "all graphical" commands and familiar interface, children feel more useful to paint and feel free to play with it. Drawing Box is an excellent drawing application for school use, it reproduces children's painting environment. It's futuristic but looks familiar. It's simple but doesn't mean incomplete.