perfect-freehand — Draw perfect pressure-sensitive freehand lines

What a wonderful package by Steve Ruiz: Draw perfect pressure-sensitive freehand lines The results are stunning imo. In the recording above you can see me write hello using the trackpad on my Mac. Yep, that’s without a stylus! Embedded below you can find a Vanilla JS demo, inspired upon the code from the React code …

Drawing Tip: A thicker pen hides mediocrity

Your drawings probably look rubbish because you’re using an old biro that happened to be laying around. Nobody’s used one of these since cassette tapes stopped needing to be fixed, so throw that in the drawer full of batteries, twine and assorted electrical tape from whence it came. Instead, go thicker. Go felt tip. Go …

Scribit, a robot that can draw on walls

Scribit is a vertical plotter that can draw any content sourced from the web – and update it in real time. It is mounted on a wall using only 2 plugs and a wire in between. You send it an image from within the app and it will start drawing (with support for 4 colors …

Rough.js – Create SVGs with a hand-drawn, sketchy, appearance

Rough.js is a light weight (~8k), Canvas based library that lets you draw in a sketchy, hand-drawn-like, style. The library defines primitives to draw lines, curves, arcs, polygons, circles, and ellipses. It also supports drawing SVG paths. To get started first create a rough canvas: const rc = rough.canvas(document.getElementById(‘canvas’)); On that rough canvas you can …

AutoDraw: Fast Drawing for Everyone

After Quickdraw a few months ago – in which A.I. guesses what you are doodling – now comes AutoDraw from Google. AutoDraw is a new kind of drawing tool. It pairs machine learning with drawings from talented artists to help everyone create anything visual, fast. AutoDraw’s suggestion tool uses the same technology used in QuickDraw, …