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Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6 for Beginners Tutorial by ToonBoxStudio Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6 for Beginners Tutorial by ToonBoxStudio

Welcome to this tutorial for beginners! You will be learning all the fundamentals on using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6. By the end on this instructional tutorial... you should be familiar in using the software to create your artwork.

SHORTCUT KEYS for Sketchbook Pro 6

Rotate Canvas (Press the numbers 9 and 0)
Zoom & Move :Spacebar (hold it down)
Fit to view :Ctrl-0 (zero) This is for when you have zoomed into the page.
Actual size :Alt+Ctrl+0 (zero) This is for when you have zoomed into the page.
Pick a color with the Eyedropper tool: Alt (hold it down)
Move/Rotate/Scale layer :V (hold it down)
Clear/Delete selection: Delete button
Undo: Ctrl+Z
Redo: Ctrl+Y
Hide Everything on the canvas: (tap the "T" on and off)
To draw straight lines: Hold down the SHIFT button and draw
To draw diagonal lines: Hold down the D button and draw
Resize brush: Hold down the B button
Swap between your brush and previous brush: S

By Paris Christou from
Check out my website which has other tutorials using Sketchbook Pro.
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rickywow306 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  New member Professional Digital Artist
Hello, guys. When I zoom in on Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6 to work on some details, I have issues later when I zoom out. My drawing has pixels all over, etc. The other day, I used the wheel of my Intuos Pro to zoom and it frigging cropped out the rest of my drawing... Can somebody tell me how to prevent this in the future, please. Thank you in adavance.
rand0msan1ty Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
Anyone know what the keyboard shortcut is for mirror canvas ?
Funkygame Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I have a question. How can I enable pressure sensitivity in sketchbook pro 6. I have wacom Tablet, model CTH-470. Please help me!
Abhizz Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
does the sketchbook pro(ANDROID) works the same??

hambrita Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks a lot!!
Zarkov-24 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Thankyou, very helpful
D3L30N3 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Hi! These tutorials have been so helpful and I've really been picking up some useful tips from them, so thanks a lot for that :)

But  if you don't mind, I do have a quick question on rotating the canvas. I have it enabled but every time I open the program it say the video driver is not installed correctly... any idea? :(

Sorry to bother.
EveMia Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your such a talented artist, thank you for this helpful video it really helped. You rockMetal Emote  Thanks for everything! 
ToonBoxStudio Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It is my pleasure to help out always :)
Machenza Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't draw what I need to because in my 'edit' bar there isn't a preferences. option.

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