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Animation & Drawing by Do Ink

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Impressive animation tool; a bit complex for newbies.

App iPad Paid Education
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Animation & Drawing by Do Ink can work for beginners and experts alike. Beginners can create an impressive animation in only a few minutes, and experts can create custom animations with original drawings using advanced features. However, beginners may have a moment of panic when looking at that white screen surrounded by tools, so the tutorials are a must. Unfortunately, the in-app tutorial is all text and lengthy enough that some kids might give up. Having the video tutorials in-app would be nice, but it is helpful to watch the tutorial on a different screen while playing around with the app on another. The library of clip-art-like images is impressive, but don't worry if something is missing -- that's what the drawing tool is for. Saving and sharing creations is easy too.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Subjects: Arts : drawing, film
  • Skills: Creativity : combining knowledge, imagination, making new creations, producing new content, Tech Skills : digital creation, using and applying technology
  • Pricing structure: Paid
  • Release date: April 8, 2015
  • Category: Education
  • Topics: Arts and Dance
  • Publisher: DK Pictures, Inc.
  • Version: 4.5
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 9.0 or later
  • Last updated: October 30, 2019

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