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Best lightweight (simple), drawing tool?

Bert Bates
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For heavy lifting I use InDesign. A long time ago I dabbled with Omnigraffle.

Any suggestions for a nice, cheap, easy, napkin drawing, sort of app? About the only thing essential is the ability to export drawings to formats like .pdf.


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Bear Bibeault
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Why not OmniGraffle?


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Bert Bates
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Why not indeed - it's high on my list, just looking for other ideas...
Pauline McNamara
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Bert Bates wrote:
Any suggestions for a nice, cheap, easy, napkin drawing, sort of app? About the only thing essential is the ability to export drawings to formats like .pdf.


Would a napkin, a pen, and a photo work? (Seriously)


Are there iphone/touch apps that let you make and save sketches via the touch screen? That's what I would love to have a Mac tablet for.


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For some simple diagrams recently I used Open Office 3.0's Draw. Export to pdf is built in (though you could do that with any print dialogue, right?). It's quick and intuitive. And quite free.
Mark Spritzler
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What about gimp?

Also I use a product calls Fish something

http://www.marcofolio.net/features/top_15_free_mac_apps_for_graphic_designers.html

Ah it is called Seashore, I love the simplicity for what I do, and it still has layers too. All the graphics I have on my http://spritzlerapps.weebly.com I made from this app

Boy do I love Macs.

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Maybe Opacity: http://likethought.com/opacity/


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Celso Dantas
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I user Pixelmator and I think it's really good.

You should try it.


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Anuj Rathi
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You should try skitch.
http://plasq.com/skitch
 
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