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iPad at Work For Dummies by Galen Gruman

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Chapter 20

Dealing with Graphics and Drawings

In This Chapter

arrow Retouching and manipulating images in Photoshop Touch

arrow Drawing precise shapes with Concepts

arrow Sketching with SketchBook Express

arrow Creating business diagrams in Grafio

The iPad is both a natural medium for drawing and an unnatural one. Natural because finger painting is something most of us know from childhood as one of our first artistic outlets, and the iPad’s screen makes for a nice canvas. Unnatural because the finger is not really suited for fine lines or precise drawings, as a pen is, whether on paper or a computer.

Still, it’s amazing what you can do on the iPad to create artwork or business diagrams — especially if you invest in a stylus whose smaller surface makes fine lines more possible and whose pencil-like form makes it easier to control in fine movements.

Never use a hard-surfaced item as a stylus, such as an actual pen or pencil or one of those hard-plastic styli you might remember from the days of the Palm Pilot. ...

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