How to Just Design with Concepts

  • Snap to Key Points means your stroke end will locate and “snap” to significant points on the canvas.
  • Snap to Grid means your stroke end will align with points on your grid (chosen up there in Grid Type & Display).
  • Snap to Sketching means your stroke will suggest auto-completion to nearby strokes as you sketch.
  • Snap to Active Layer Only keeps the search for snap points inside the current layer, so you aren’t shifting through multiple layers at once. Especially helpful in a complex drawing.
  • If there’s only one stroke nearby, it will select that stroke.
  • If there are many strokes within a short radius from your finger or stylus, it will present pins labeled by the nearby strokes’ tool types. Tap the pin representing the stroke you wish to select.
  • You can also select one or many items at a time, via a tap-hold-drag. It will select anything inside your lasso.
  • Use the Line guide for the first line, then deactivate the guide and simply Duplicate, rotate and resize each line. The Duplicate button is definitely your friend.
  • If Snap keeps snapping to places you don’t like, turn it off momentarily by touching it in the HUD. Turn it on when you need it.
  • If you’re getting confused by where and where not to draw, drag your finger down the opacity bar on the Layer popup, or turn off a layer by touching its eye. Or, you can scrub between layers by quickly dragging your finger through them. Try it, it’s nifty. Just tap the layer to disable this Focus Mode. (For more on Layers, watch our Layers video tutorial.)

--

--

--

Infinite, flexible sketching for your ideas · iPad & iPhone | Windows 10 | Android & Chrome OS

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Karley Houston : Process Documentation

Developing Skills for Life through Design Thinking

Design from a Distance

Project Brief

Searching for the Optimal Prototyping Software for Your Project

The Paradigm Shift Needed in Technology: Sustainable Digital Design.

Improving the user experience in Theater

Game On: Design for Inclusion, Part 1

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Concepts App

Concepts App

Infinite, flexible sketching for your ideas · iPad & iPhone | Windows 10 | Android & Chrome OS

More from Medium

Why the iPad is the Best Tablet for the Blind

The Accessibility options screen in the Setetings of an iPad

Apple Higher Education Wish List for 2022

How Figma works on iPad Pro with M1 chip

A Return To Structure