May 2020 Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter

Hello again! We’re happy to be sending out our May newsletter with many updates coming your way.

Recently we’ve been posting more content on our Facebook page so check it out if you get a chance 🙂

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Artwork Submission

Want to submit the artwork you’ve made on Sketchpad?

We’d love to share your creations with our community to show all the ways Sketchpad can be used.

Submit your artwork*

* Please note that by submitting your work to us, you agree to it being shared on social media. We will contact you before posting your work and we will provide you with credit in the form of a hashtag, website link back, and/or social media username mention.

Feature Spotlight

Like last month, we will spotlight a unique feature available on Sketchpad to help expand and inspire your creativity.

This month we’re talking about the Fur Brush! It’s friendly and furry, so give it a shot on your next design.

Check out the brushes

Coming soon…

Get ready because Sketchpad 2020 is almost ready to be released.

We’ll be inviting users to participate in our open beta test of Sketchpad 2020 this summer so keep an eye out for an email invitation soon. Sketchpad 2020 includes many upgrades like better group support, Google Classroom integration, and an improved User Guide with example lesson plans and videos!

Remember to reach out to us anytime by emailing hello@sketch.io with your thoughts, questions, and suggestions about Sketchpad. We love hearing how you’re doing and we’ve expanded our team to reply to the abundance of messages we’ve been receiving. Keep them coming and we’ll send you a personal reply as soon we can!

April 2020 Newsletter

April 2020 Newsletter

Dear Sketchpad Community,

We hope you are all doing well and finding Sketchpad to be a great resource for yourself, your students, or artistic talents.

Call for Submissions

This month we wanted to ask for beautiful sketchpad art that you or your students have done. We’d love to share them with our community to show all the ways Sketchpad can be used. Please note that by submitting your work to us, you agree to it being posted and shared on social media.

Submit your artwork

Feature Spotlight

In this newsletter, we will spotlight a unique feature available on Sketchpad to help expand and inspire your creativity.

This month we’re talking about the Web Brush! Have you had a chance to use it yet? Give it a shot, depending on the flow and angle the web-y-ness changes.

Check out the brushes

Just in case…

If you missed it in our last newsletter, we’re offering our downloadable version of Sketchpad for free to all teachers, students, and educators.

Click the button below and fill out the form to receive your download link.

Free download for education

Reach out to us anytime by emailing hello@sketch.io with your thoughts, questions, and suggestions about Sketchpad. We love hearing how you’re doing and always do our best to reply as soon as possible.

With love and kindness 🙂
Michael & Ryan
Sketch.IO

March 2020 Newsletter

March 2020 Newsletter

Dear Sketchpad Community,

As we face uncertainty the Sketchpad team wishes everyone safety and wellbeing. Rest assured we’re here to continue keeping Sketchpad running smoothly and available for everyone. We’re focused on improving integration with Google Classroom so teachers can easily create assignments and students can directly submit their work from Sketchpad.

Starting immediately we’re offering our downloadable version of Sketchpad for free to all teachers, students, and educators. Click the button below and fill out the form to receive your download link.

Free download for education

If you’re a teacher, student, or educator and have recently purchased Sketchpad, please fill out the form above or email hello@sketch.io so we can process your refund.

We’re working on new features to support teachers and students during this transition to online education. In the coming weeks we’ll be releasing Sketchpad 2020 which will include group support and over 300 optimizations and enhancements! This update will be available first online at Sketchpad.app and then in the downloadable version. Anyone who has purchased Sketchpad previously will be eligible to upgrade to Sketchpad 2020 free of charge.

Reach out to us anytime by emailing hello@sketch.io with your thoughts, questions, and suggestions about Sketchpad. We love hearing how you’re doing and always do our best to reply as soon as possible.

With love and kindness 🙂
Michael & Ryan
Sketch.IO

Sketchpad is completely FREE to use online with Google Classroom and it’s the best way for teachers and students to utilize Sketchpad in a learning environment. We’ve created some basic tutorial videos for getting started.

Watch Google Classroom Tutorials