Adobe Illustrator Draw


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Recommended app!   
Current Version (3151)
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App last updated Nov 06, 2017
New in version 4.5

Spin the canvas instead of your device! Place two fingers on the canvas and freely rotate it to any angle you like.

Move or scale all layers at once via the “Transform All Layers” action available in layer options.

Scale your artwork non-proportionally by resizing the width or height of a layer via the layer “Transform” action.

Create a new layer and long press on the canvas. The layer will fill with the color of the currently selected brush.

Organize your projects by sorting them by name, created date or modified date.

Enjoy Adobe Draw on Apple’s latest iPhone including support for pen pressure via 3D touch.

If you enjoy using Adobe Draw, please leave a review. It really helps!


Winner of the Tabby Award for Creation, Design and Editing!

Create vector artwork with image and drawing layers you can send to Adobe Illustrator CC or as flat images to Photoshop CC.

Illustrators, graphic designers and artists can:
• Zoom up to 64x to apply finer details
• Sketch with five different pen tips with adjustable opacity, size and color
• Work with multiple image and drawing layers
• Rename, duplicate, merge and adjust each individual layer
• Insert basic shape stencils or new vector shapes from Capture CC
• Multiple stylus support for Adonit, Wacom, Pencil by 53 and Apple Pencil
• Send your illustration to Photoshop or Illustrator with all layers preserved

Try using Draw with:
Photoshop CC
Illustrator CC
Capture CC

“Hey dudes, Draw is fantastic. Draw can actually be integrated into my workflow in a very meaningful way.” – Mike Roberts

“Thanks to your support, the creative process has become a[s] light as paper.” – Adam Twardowski

You can also take advantage of other Creative Cloud services like:
Search for and license high-res, royalty-free images from inside Draw. Incorporate quality imagery into your work.
Get easy in-app access to your assets — including Adobe Stock images, photos you processed in Lightroom, or scalable vector-based shapes created in Capture CC.
Send a file to Photoshop CC or Illustrator CC with layers preserved. It automatically opens on your desktop, letting you effortlessly build on your idea.

Draw with precision and control using pressure-sensitive pens including Adobe Ink, Apple Pencil, Pencil by 53 and styluses from Adonit and Wacom.

Use the integrated Touch Slide to make flawless straight lines, circles, squares and triangles. It doubles as a placement tool — select shape stencils from an in-app menu. Pinch to scale, and trace the outline or double tap to stamp.

Adobe CreativeSync ensures that your files, fonts, design assets, settings and more all instantly appear in your workflow wherever you need them. Start your creative work on any device and seamlessly pick it up on another.

Publish your work to the Behance creative community and get feedback without leaving the app. You can also share through Facebook, Twitter and email.

Use of Adobe mobile apps requires a free, basic level of Creative Cloud membership, which includes 2GB of complimentary storage for file syncing and sharing.

MORE STORAGE (Optional in-app purchase)
If you need more than your allotted 2GB of Creative Cloud file storage, you have the option of purchasing an additional 20GB for $1.99 (US dollars) a month. The recurring payment is automatically charged to your iTunes account. To stop service, simply go to your account Settings and turn off auto-renew at least 24-hours before the end of your billing period. Prorating is unavailable — when you turn off auto-renew, service will continue until the end of that month’s billing period.

The Fine Print
You must be 13 or older and agree to Adobe’s terms and privacy policy, viewable at:

Use of Adobe mobile apps and online services requires registration for a free Adobe ID as part of a free, basic level of Creative Cloud membership. Adobe online services require an Internet connection, are not available in all countries or languages, and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice.

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Indie Forest Films on 12/15/2017
Really great app! Works fantastic on my iPhone SE. (^-^)
Use to love this app!
CIndgo on 12/14/2017
I use to love this app, but now all it does is freeze up after 3 or 4 minutes of drawing. Please fix this app! You already helped me Sue! Thank you so much...I love it again! For those having the same problem. Sue helped me to understand that I had way too many files in one folder in my Adobe Capture Shapes app which was causing adobe draw to freeze. So only 30 files in per folder if this is happening to you. Thanks again Sue!
Loved but now I can't get into it!!
CATS LIVE TO TOADY on 12/12/2017
This was by far my favorite app to use for drawing and logo making until it started crashing constantly and now I can't even get in. Please fix.
Wonderful !!
Maniknratan on 12/12/2017
Love the app and how it syncs with desktop software.
Kamjamz on 12/11/2017
honestly amazing ideal for digital drawing but lately I’ve been having glitches and I haven’t been able to finish a drawing that I’ve been working on. please help
Not useful - it’s like using the blob brush for everything
backstreetsbackALLRIGHT on 12/10/2017
When you bring your artwork into AI, you get expanded shapes, not paths. How is this useful? Please give us the option to have paths OR shapes
A FREE professional drawing app to make anyone look like a pro!
Vero3672 on 12/10/2017
I am an awful drawer! But this app takes my awful scribbles and with like 2 hours of work makes them look professional and polished.
Shamya🦄🦄 on 12/9/2017
It’s really awesome I love making cartoons on her thank you and keep on doing the good work with this app 💕💍
Love love love! 😍
DeeValore on 12/9/2017
This app is great for fashion illustrations and sketches! I love the fact that there are layers and different brush strokes. My only issue is the importing of an image onto a layer and erasing parts of the image.
Not pleased
Tess😍😍😍😍 on 12/9/2017
I am very upset. Yes it is very nice and I love it. But every time I save my art it adds a black or white border. Do I have to use an iPad to use this app? If I do please tell me and I will delete this app and get another. Thank you.
Great app!
Ed Puzankov on 12/9/2017
Love it
pippins the tang on 12/8/2017
Best cartoon app ever
Almost perfect
Dijiridude on 12/7/2017
Just wish I could export the canvas size.
Latoya lover on 12/7/2017
This is the best now I’ve made cartoons for YouTubers and they like it one person put it as there profile pic ig:@brookmic (the one with the baby on it and also dm me if you want a cartoon)
Abr. Brush file import?
UsjFodusyidi on 12/6/2017
That was in sketch. Why not Draw?
Lovejou7 on 12/6/2017
It’s really complicated 😫
Misleading advertising
Abilissful on 12/4/2017
This app is poorly advertised. The only vector formats available are PDF, which is limited, or through Illustrator, which is expensive and requires a computer. Other file options are also extremely limited, as are options for where to send the file. Drawing with it is lovely and intuitive, but the reason I got this was to create vector images. And that’s not possible. Also, the feedback button in the app is completely useless and deselects itself. Very little help or tutorials available.
Needs to be able to upload to an ai file and transfer to illustrator!
NICK TO WIN IDOL! on 12/4/2017
I love this app but there are some Major negatives.1. I want to quickly draw and then send the ai file to my illustrator and you cannot do this! It is very basic and frustrating. It must be able to be saved as an ai file and used interchangeably with illustrator! 2. Needs more tools like procreate- shading tools, watercolor tools. Procreate has so many more options of things which can be done. 3. Whenever I import texture etc from stock photos it glitches. Cannot apply. Very annoying!
Excellent! but...
Bossnia84 on 12/4/2017
I use it for more than a year. And the only thing that would help me most is to have an option to save file as SVG. I would give my money for that 100%
It’s grrreat!
Marc strong39 on 12/4/2017
This app is great for vector art and getting shwifty!
It’s cool. Wish there were more brushes and a text function.
clocktower91 on 12/3/2017
It’s cool. Works great, makes a great start or sketch stage to my design process. I wish there were a little more to it though... like, if there was a text function or “add text layer” with a good font library that you could maybe add too, that would be cool. Or if you could copy a full editable layer from one project to another. Or even a brush library that was bigger or that you could add too from your own vector brushes in illustrator. All in all the program works great with no issues or bugs.
Adobe draw
cherry james on 12/3/2017
This app is AWESOME!!! This really makes you broaden your horizons and gives u great ideas. When it comes to illustration if you are a beginner when it comes to drawing this is the app for you
iPad Pro with Pencil
DM788 on 12/2/2017
This app is great with the iPad Pro and Pencil and really rivals a pencil and paper. Love the ability to export over to photoshop.
Adobe draw
mnvbgfyuyt on 12/1/2017
I’m a caricature artist- iPad - pencil stylis Still love the app..... However - Continue to have FILL ISSUES. All is going well at live job. Then I have to either fill with brush or make small circleto fill. Annoying.....Try finger - stylus angle etc... Any help appreciated. If ADOBE or you wants to have me draw at a small gathering over winter. I would do for free. Website- . Marc- 707-571-8666
Must Have.
C h a r l o s on 11/30/2017
Hella good for digital illustrations. Easy to figure out and hard to forget.
Мне нравится
Nona Ly on 11/30/2017
Программа супер! Много разных примочек. Постоянно здесь рисую черчу. Мечта! Всем рекомендую. 🙂
Taylorapple on 11/29/2017
This is the best app for drawing hands down allows you to have an archive of things to add and further your drawings. The only issue I have is when line drawing it smoothes out your line to make it nice and crisp but it does alter the shape that the line was originally making.
Really good ^^
BiggestDorkOnTheEarth on 11/29/2017
I have a slight problem with “intelligence” and whenever I try to download drawing apps like sketchbook, Medibang paint, etc. it always confuses me. I downloaded Adobe Draw to test it out and I love it! It’s super easy and not as confusing as most of the other drawing apps for me. But I do have one complaint about it, I really think there should be a blur/smudge tool. But other than that I really love this app and it’s really good ^^
I am a professional artist
To party all night on 11/28/2017
With this app I have landed jobs as a illustrator for many comics and books this has opened my eyes to a new work of art and style
Poor quality unprofessional tool
Jnblossom on 11/26/2017
Adobe needs to put more effort in creating a robust vector drawing tool for the iPad. This tool is not professional and doesn’t do much. I need a robust tool that I can use for illustration without being chained to the computer. I want to start my illustration on the iPad and port them over to illustrator later.
Bezier tool?
eatcake on 11/26/2017
I love illustrator - on the computer it’s my absolute favorite. But am I missing something? One of the most basic drawing tools is missing the Bezier Tool.
a amazing app
Nikki 🤘🏻 on 11/26/2017
i L U V T H I S A P P
Love this app
Noob_of_war on 11/26/2017
I originally got this app because loganjankstadohner on Instagram said that she used this. I have used it to make digital fanart and I absolutely love it. The only problem I can find is that you have to screenshot it if you want to share it on social media easily.
Even Finger Drawing Rocks!
Musicsavvywoman on 11/25/2017
Got a creative streak? Or a creative kid? This program allows you to draw with your fingers or with pairable pens (on some versions of iPad). Several stock types of in-program digital pens can be easily adjusted for projects. Scores of available color palates, plus room to save your own new colors and palates! I like this so much, I may buy a pen! If I had the choice to add one feature, it would be to add a naming feature for new colors and palates created by users... Great work Adobe developers! I can’t believe this is free technology!
Not much
Spiff26 on 11/24/2017
No real tools. You can place shapes but can’t do anything with them. Rotating and zooming just turns and resizes the screen and drawing area “not the actual shape”. No tutorials or user help is available other than the finger gestures list. Better off using the full adobe illustrator program on a Windows or Mac computer.
kkslay12 on 11/24/2017
It’s not even letting me do the sign up part over 😡🤬
I love it but.......
Luhdeath on 11/23/2017
I do love it a lot but they really need erasers like if you make a mistake and notice it at the end imagine how much double finger swipe backs you will need to do!!!
Do you know why I like this app 💯 stars if I could
KatherineEP on 11/23/2017
I like this app because it’s a great art app and for beginner drawers this is just a question, how do post your pictures on discover other than that this is truely amazing 😉 ESPECIALLY I love watching my drawings with the time lapse button I have this rule that my parents won’t let me go on my iPad for the week but on the weekends so I asked if I can ONLY USE Front row math Epic reading 📖 app and of course last and especially not least THIS APP now these are the reasons I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE this app 😊But here is suggestions can we please cut and paste and can we please copy colors of pictures?if so I would if I could ask the apple company to add 💯 $tars
Crazy pug lover on 11/22/2017
This is so awesome! I can draw, write, make logos, and funny memes for my friends! I strongly suggest this app. I have recommended this to my friends and I also recommend this to you!
Strokes + fills
EliAnneS on 11/22/2017
I love how easy this app is to use and how simple it is to transfer projects to my desktop Illustrator. My main issue would be that there is no option to draw in strokes rather than fills. I use this mainly for hand drawn typography and lettering, and it would be so much simpler to fix the wobbly areas in Illustrator if my lines were simply strokes. This could also be helped a lot by adding a smoothing feature to the app.
Really good app
Tlee amazing on 11/21/2017
I love it is hard at first to understand how to use it but you’ll get better and I found it really fun
Very nice
kekkdkdkd on 11/21/2017
Very nice
Gracer091 on 11/20/2017
It’s good, but it would be THE BEST if you could shade things easier and blend things. PLEASE update it for this tool.
Simple but limited
Johnomatopoeia on 11/19/2017
Great program with simple program interface, but limited in a lot of ways. No way to lasso/select individual items on a layer, no way to import brushes, etc.
User friendly but could have more features
jacks_and_falcons on 11/19/2017
I love Adobe Draw because of its user friendliness but I wish it had more features and brushes.
Pretty nice program for IPad Pro
LMattP on 11/18/2017
I use illustrator at work everyday. This enables me to work on the run.
two things, otherwise fabulous
PersonWhoHasGamesThatCrash on 11/16/2017
ive made lots of ugly drawings that im proud of with this amazing app, but id just like a few suggestions, unless they’re already in, then im dumb. i don’t want to be able to draw outside of the canvas, id like to at least turn it off in the preference settings. and... i want to be able to move only one part of a drawing in a single layer, like for example, i drew a whole body in one layer, and i want to move only the arm. that’s all. otherwise, like i said, it’s fabulous
Great for drawing
Doug-e_Fresh on 11/16/2017
Great for drawing, easy to learn. Wish they would bring the pen tool to the app.
Rotates way too easily
Markail92 on 11/16/2017
Please let us turn off canvas rotate or adjust the sensitivity
Really good!
vijaytrini on 11/14/2017
It’s a really great app has the best tools and the coolest things but I really wish they can add a paint bucket tool because sometimes when u hold down it doesn’t work sometimes
Fact Sheet
  • Publisher: Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Category: Productivity
  • Released: Oct 07, 2014
  • Current Version Released: Nov 06, 2017
  • Version: 4.5
  • Size: 112.2 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Game Center Certified: No
  • Supported Devices: iPhone5-iPhone5, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPhone5c-iPhone5c, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone7-iPhone7, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74, iPhone8-iPhone8, iPhone8Plus-iPhone8Plus, iPhoneX-iPhoneX,
  • Supported Languages: Czech; Danish; Dutch; Flemish; English; Finnish; French; German; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish; Castilian; Swedish; Chinese; Turkish;