Best drawing software for beginners

If you are just starting to draw, sketch or design digitally, it is nice if the software is free during your orientation phase. Below you will find three drawing programs that can help you on your way to the first steps with digital drawing.

  1. Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
    Previously this program could not be downloaded for free, but now it is. SketchBook Pro is ideal for drawing and sketching. You can work in multiple layers and it has multiple drawing tools, like a brush, a marker or a marker. To download at sketchbook.com
  2. Paint 3D
    Paint3D is standard on your computer if you have Windows 10 on it. Besides drawing in 2D, this program also lends itself to making a first step in 3D design. You can load existing 3D models and continue working with this model. Another fun tool is 'Magic Select', with which you can easily cut an item out of a photo or image for further editing. Paint 3D can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store.
  3. GIMP
    GIMP is an extensive free program for editing photos, creating digital art, graphic design and everything related to it. It would be a bit short to qualify as beginner software on GIMP, as the professional can also use it. The reason GIMP is listed is because there are also tutorials on the site to help you get started, see https://www.gimp.org/tutorials/. GIMP can be downloaded from gimp.org.

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