Q: What do I need in order to use sketchmi?
A: All you need: a sketchmi, a tablet, printer paper (or thinner), and something to draw with!
Q: What tablets can I use with sketchmi?
A: sketchmi can be used with most tablets that fit within these dimensions: 7.3in x 9 1/2in x 1/2in. It is optimized to work best with iPad mini, iPad 2, and iPad 3. Although it’s a smaller screen (and thus a smaller canvas), you can also use a lot of smartphones!
Q: I have a sketchmi. How do I use it?
A: To learn how to use your sketchmi, go to our How-to page.
Q: Can I use sketchmi with friends?
A: Although sketchmi is designed for the individual user, friends can also collaborate and play together.
Q: Can I take sketchmi with me on-the-go?
A: Yup! sketchmi is lightweight and portable. You do not need a desk to use sketchmi, and you can also draw with it on your lap.
Q: Do I need Internet access?
A: You do need Internet access in order to initially download our sketchlets from our website, but after downloading to your tablet, you can use sketchlets without Internet.
Q: What are sketchlets?
A: sketchlets are nifty drawing activities that give kids a place to start. They come in a variety of themed packs, with various styles and levels of difficulty. Click here to check out our sketchlet library.
Q: What is photo trace?
A: Photo trace is another way in which you can use sketchmi for drawing. Simply take a photo, find a photo in your gallery, or find an image on the Internet, and use it as a reference for you to sketch from. Learn more on our how-to page.
Q: I made something really cool. Can I share my sketchmi drawing?
A: Yes, definitely! Snap a photo of your sketch, upload it to Instagram, and tag it with the hashtag #madewithsketchmi to have it featured in our gallery. We can't wait to see what you've created!
Q: How do I get ideas? What are some things I can do?
A: Get inspired by what other sketchmi users have created at our gallery.