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Official Affinity Designer (iPad) Tutorials

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We’re really happy to provide a brand new set of tutorials to accompany the newly launched Affinity Designer for iPad app.

The tutorials are all available from the app’s Home screen via the Tutorials option at bottom left.


You can also access them here: 


Some tutorial facts..

  • 62 video in total
  • Seven tutorial categories
  • Shot in 4k resolution
  • Subtitling for eight languages (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT-BR, RU, JA, zh-Hans)
  • Different tutors for specialist areas


Here’s the full tutorial list..

Basic operations

  • UI overview
  • Gestures
  • New and save
  • Open and import
  • Placing images
  • Pan, zoom and rotate canvas
  • Selecting
  • Moving, resizing and rotating
  • Grouping
  • Ordering
  • Layers Studio
  • Align and distribute
  • Copy, paste and power duplicate
  • Undo, redo and history
  • Quick export   

Advanced operations

  • Art-boards
  • Symbols
  • Assets Studio
  • Snapping
  • Constraints
  • View modes for pixel preview

Vector Tools

  • Pen Tool
  • Node Tool
  • Advanced curve drawing
  • Editing strokes
  • Pencil Tool
  • Shape tools
  • Corner Tool
  • Boolean operations
  • Colour Picker Tool
  • Fill Tool
  • Advanced colour
  • Gradients
  • Transparency Tool
  • Vector Brush Tool
  • Managing vector brushes

Pixel Tools

  • Pixel Tool
  • Paint Brush Tool
  • Advanced brush options
  • Managing raster brushes
  • Smudge tools
  • Erase Brush Tool
  • Flood Fill Tool
  • Flood selections
  • Drawn selections
  • Selection modification tools
  • Smart Selection Brush Tool
  • Refine Selection Tool

Export Persona

  • Slice Tool
  • Export Persona - Slices Studio
  • Export Persona - Layers Studio

Text Tools

  • Frame Text Tool
  • Art Text Tool
  • Advanced typography
  • Text on a path
  • Importing fonts

Effects & Adjustments

  • Applying adjustments
  • Masking adjustments
  • Layer effects
  • Advanced layer effects
  • Blend modes
  • Styles

If you have any feedback, please comment on this thread.

Best wishes

Affinity documentation

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These are SO helpful! Thank you team! 

One suggestion - I appreciate that they were shot in 4k - but would it be possible to set them to default play in 1080p  (and then allow users to select a higher resolution if they want it)? If I just play them as they come on either my Mac or iPad - I run into a lot of buffering (even with a 50meg internet connection).

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