Welcome to Motion


Welcome to SketchBook Motion – named iPad App of the Year for 2016. It is fully-unlocked as a free app for SketchBook subscribers. Available as a separate download from iTunes.

Available exclusively on 64-bit iPad Air gen 1 +, iPad Pro gen 1 +, and iPad mini gen 2 +

School of Fish by Rae Morris is SketchBook Motion

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App Store editors gave the following reason for why SketchBook Motion was selected as Best iPad App of the Year:

Animation is anything but easy. That is, unless you’re using our 2016 iPad App of the Year. SketchBook Motion’s first trick is ditching insider terms like “keyframe” and “timeline” — instead opting for wonderfully natural words like “wind” and “rain”. It’s SO much easier for us to wrap our heads around, and the simple tutorials and excellent samples help, too. Of course, it’s got Apple Pencil support – it even offers an iMessage App so we can share animation in a flash.

Bring life to your images! Create beautiful animated scenes, communicate simple to complex concepts, or just have fun! With SketchBook Motion, add lively effects or subtle movement to your still illustrations. Watch as elements move, multiply, and grow. Combine these easy effects to create endless possibilities, adding meaning and emotion to your work.

SketchBook Motion is fully-unlocked for SketchBook subscribers. You can save up to 3 scenes without a subscription. To try the full version FREE for 7 days, check out the trial.


Entertain or communicate

Create from scratch or use existing images

Output and share your work

Deepen your knowledge

Additional Information

  • If you choose to upgrade to a Pro subscription, you will be charged through your iTunes Account, for just $29.99/year.
  • Subscription automatically renews for the subscription period you select, unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You will receive a reminder email prior to the end of your current subscription period.
  • You may cancel your SketchBook subscription at any time but it will not take effect until the end of your current subscription period.
  • Autodesk Privacy Policy is found here: http://www.autodesk.com/privacy and the Autodesk Software License Agreements here: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=10235425

Special thanks to the following artists for providing truly creative work found in the Gallery:

  • Ko Maruyama
  • Rina Piccolo
  • Jules Soto
  • David Thorp
  • Ryohei Yamashita
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