This is a tutorial (Part One of two) for the Do Ink Animation & Drawing App for the iPad Version 2.0 Selected by Apple as an "App Store Essential for Painting & Drawing. Awarded Editor's Choice Award in Children's Technology Review Featured "Success" story in iPhoneLife Magazine's "Best Apps for Learners."

"DoInk Animation & Drawing by DK Pictures, Inc. is probably the best animation iPad app we have had the pleasure of using. Like all the best iPad apps, its simplicity is a key strength. Regardless of your skill level DoInk, with its powerful vector tools, key framing and bezier curve editing should keep you entertained for some time to come." - iPadCreative

**Featured - App Store Essentials: Painting & Drawing
**Editor's Choice Award - Children's Technology Review

Key Features & Benefits
• easy-to-use, yet powerful vector drawing tools
• simple enough for doodlers, with advanced features for skilled artists
• flipbook-style animating - great for beginning animators
• keyframe animating (Flash-like) - graduate to powerful animation techniques
• create motions paths by dragging your finger - easy to make sophisticated animations
• publish H.264 movies & PNG images - view on your iPad or share to YouTube
• extensive collection of reusable art "props" (stated and animated)

Drawing Editor:
• create frame-by-frame animations or single-frame vector artwork
• vector paint brush (with powerful vector-based drawing modes)
• curve smoothing
• fill tool
• geometric shape tools (rectangles, ellipses, polygons, stars, flower shapes)
• transform/scale/rotate/arrange tool
• advanced bezier shape editing
• custom color palette
• 10x zoom for precise drawing
• two-finger pan and zoom
• frame 'ghosting'

Composition Editor:
• drag & drop your drawings to place on canvas
• easy-to-use key-framing for timing, position, rotation and scale
• intuitive timeline (similar to iMovie or GarageBand)
• nest compositions within compositions for complex animation effects
• opacity control

Export Options:
• animations rendered in H.264 on your iPad
• drawings rendered to PNG format
• export directly to your Mac or PC via iTunes
• save to the "Saved Photos" album for easy sharing to YouTube and e-mail

Created by the team behind, an animation site of 400,000 users worldwide who created 2 million pieces of art and Doink Express app for creating animated clips using photos, drawings, art "props", animations and sound.

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