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Sketch Guru - Handy Sketch Pad

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Decent sketch tool has distracting, unavoidable ads.

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Sketch Guru - Handy Sketch Pad has the quality sketch tools you'd pay to use, so it's too bad there's no option to remove the ads. The black and neon art screen looks more like an '80s video game than a serious sketching app. But the multiple brushes include interesting artistic options such as watercolor, single stroke, fur, long fur, circle, and square. Kids can adjust brush width and opacity. They also can save, play back, and share their creations. This is a good sketching app that could be greatly improved with fewer ads or via a paid, ad-free version. If kids can tune out the ads, they can have some fun creating and sharing some impressive sketches.

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