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Create a Drawing App With PencilKit

Nov 19 2019 · Video Course (14 mins) · Intermediate

See how to get started with the recently announced PencilKit in iOS 13 bringing great pencil experiences to your apps.

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  • Swift 5.1, macOS 10.15, Xcode 11

Create a PKCanvas to start your drawing app from scratch.


Manage your own set of tools or use PKToolPicker to manage the tools for your canvas for you.


See how to use the undo manager with your drawing app to undo and redo drawing operations.


Learn how to use the PKDrawing object to save your art.


Who is this for?

This course is for advanced iOS developers that are interested in adding PencilKit to their apps. It expects you to be familiar with Xcode and Swift programming.

Covered concepts

  • Drawing on a PKCanvas
  • Setting Up Tools
  • Adding Undo and Redo
  • Saving Your Drawing