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Top 4 iPad Styluses for Sketchnoting and NoteTaking

August 7, 2015
To enhance your productivity on iPad you definitely need to have access to some useful accessories that go with it.  In a previous post, we reviewed some of these accessories and today and based on requests from some of our readers, we are sharing with you a list of what we think are the best styluses to use on your iPad. These styluses can work with most painting and sketchnoting apps such as Flipink, Paper 53, Adobe Ideas and many more. Also, depending on what you want to do with them , some of these styluses are ideal for note taking and work like a digital pen, others are good for painting and sketchnoting.



1- Pencil by 53


‘Pencil by FiftyThree is the most natural and expressive way to create on iPad. Advanced technology meets beautiful design to keep you in the flow, without needing to switch tools. With Surface Pressure, Erase, Blend, and adaptive Palm Rejection, Pencil puts creative possibility in your hands.’

2- Adonit Jot Pro Fine Point Stylus


The thin and clear disc gives you the accuracy you want in a digital pen.Hold your stylus at the angle you are most comfortable with. Jot gives you the freedom to write or sketch like you are used to.Jot Pro attaches magnetically to your tablet. For more command and comfort. Once Jot is in your grip, the quality is unmistakable. The durable aluminum and steel gives Jot superior conductivity and craftsmanship comparable to any luxury pen.’

3- Sensu Artist Brush & Stylus


‘The Sensu Brush is the ultimate tool for digital artists. It delivers an authentic painting experience on your tablet or smartphone. The Sensu portable artist brush & stylus works great for capacitive touchscreens like iPad iPhone Kindle Fire Google Nexus S and other devices. This 2-in-one tool truly shines when used with your favorite drawing and painting apps such as ArtRage Sketchbook Pro Paper by Studio 53 Procreate Auryn Ink and SketchTime. Sensu is Two Very Useful Tools in One. The rubber stylus is exposed when the brush is closed. This stylus is great for sketching and writing or as a general navigation tool. Grasp Sensu near the nib section and pull it out of the protective cap. You will reveal the capacitive bristles of the artist brush. Insert the rubber stylus into the cap and the cap becomes a handle for your brush.’

4- DotPen


‘ Powered by "MagicTouch" technology, DotPen does not rely on special pre-installed software or specific apps. With a touch of a button, DotPen instantly activates to work across any device using capacitive touch. DotPen works independently of special software or special settings in apps. So it virtually works with any app, including popular apps such as ZoomNotes, Evernote, Paper by FiftyThree, ProCreate, and many more. Many capacitive touch pens have cheap rubber tips that easily fall off and feel mushy and sluggish. ’

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