Introducing Sketch This: Daily Drawing Challenges
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Published: October 28, 2015
Sketchthis-social-twitter by madizzleeDeviantArt is excited to announce Sketch This – daily drawing challenges encouraging artists of all skill levels to explore new techniques, emotions, and subjects with their art, while having fun interacting with the DeviantArt and SketchBook communities. Sketch This is directly integrated inside Autodesk® SketchBook® mobile app for iOS and Android.

Available now!

DeviantArt is excited to announce Sketch This – daily drawing challenges encouraging artists of all skill levels to explore new techniques, emotions, and subjects with their art, while having fun interacting with the DeviantArt and SketchBook communities. Sketch This is directly integrated inside the free Autodesk® SketchBook® mobile app for iOS and Android.


SketchBook is made for anyone who loves to draw, and is an essential tool for all digital artists. Now with the integration of Sketch This, artists can easily submit their drawings directly to DeviantArt and be inspired to create something new and satisfying every day.

Daily Challenges

Professional artists craft each daily drawing challenge using many art examples sourced from the DeviantArt community. With a wide range of challenges covering varied drawing styles and captivating subject matter, Sketch This is the perfect way to get in the daily routine of being creative while elevating your artistic experience. Video clips and inspiring deviations will introduce you to techniques you may not have tried before. Exciting formats like timed challenges, templates, and multi-level challenges will introduce new and intriguing ways to express yourself and extend your talents.

Select from a variety of fun and engaging daily prompts!

Timed Challenges

Can you finish your drawing before the timer runs out?

Template Challenges

Create a drawing starting with a pre-made template or image!

Multi-level Challenges

Each drawing you finish will unlock your next challenge.

Sketch It

SketchBook allows artists to capture the natural feeling of drawing with easy-to-use tools.  Using SketchBook, you can access a toolset of over 100 brushes, pens, markers, and pencils that deliver a powerful drawing experience on your mobile device.  Customize brushes exactly how you want them – adjust brush radius, opacity, rotation, and more.  SketchBook and Sketch This combine to help digital artists grow in a entertaining and challenging way.

Some challenges will be basic, while others could have timers or templates.

Getting Started

Download SketchBook now!

SketchThis is integrated into Autodesk SketchBook on iOS and Android


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WarriorsKitty777's avatar
Please bring this back! I loved this!
2000DragonArmy's avatar
2000DragonArmyStudent Traditional Artist
PLEASE BRING IT BACK. I used to live for those. . . 
miiiiracle's avatar
Only made an acct and downloaded sketchbook to use this feature. What a disappointment
ezrihipolito's avatar
Not the same, but close
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I really wish they would bring this ft back even if it is as a stand alone 
Shesvii's avatar
ShesviiProfessional Traditional Artist

We want this back! Cry forever

LibbyBuss's avatar
What can we do to bring this back?? I"d love to use it!
omaradli's avatar
One of the reasons I bought note 8  was because of this feature. If i knew they remove it, I would hv buy iphone x instead. =(
GentleXY's avatar
GentleXYHobbyist Traditional Artist
Bring this feature back please :)
Ozgalis's avatar
OzgalisStudent Filmographer
Going to assume that since it's now May of 2018, this feature isn't coming back. That's pretty lame.
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PresidentChocolateHobbyist General Artist
I have an android and it's not there,did it get taken out?
trayr111's avatar
trayr111Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's not there
FussyC390's avatar
FussyC390Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's gone😢
Firimil's avatar
I loved participating in this, but unfortunately, when my tablet died, it isn't available for the desktop version of the app - even the paid one. 

Could you guys please consider adding it to the desktop version? I really did love Sketch This; it's been instrumental in helping me grow as an artist. 
Djimmi-The-Great543's avatar
Djimmi-The-Great543Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oof I have ibis
wcooop23's avatar
So I'm on android. There isn' t that feature anymore from the last update. So how would we do challenges? Please notify me of how to do it or when it comes back. Thanks!
Jake-and-deaxter's avatar
Jake-and-deaxterHobbyist Artist
MAGI NATION PLZ I actually wanna see how others do.
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francheskatorresartProfessional
T.T They removed it. No word if and when it will come back.
ChitritaKanjilal's avatar
Can't I upload a work done the traditional way on part without using Sketchbook​? I mean is it possible to upload anything on Sketch This without using Sketchbook???
daisyartsstudio's avatar
Can someone please help!!!!!! When sketchbook updated, i lost the option to do the sketch this challenges. I I've looked everywhere in the app and cant find it. Did anyone else have this happen, and how did you fix it?
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AlpacaOfTheNightHobbyist Digital Artist
I lost this too, I think they might've removed it for now
Nouhie's avatar
NouhieStudent General Artist
I have the same issue but no luck so far :(
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SolarLunix General Artist
Is there any chance this will EVER be released to go with the desktop version?
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