The iPad Pro Artist’s Toolkit: Accessories you actually need

The iPad Pro is an incredibly powerful tool for artists, illustrators, graphic designers and creatives alike, and with each new software update or accessory release it’s becoming increasingly harder to argue otherwise. With so many accessories out there, however, it can also be extremely daunting, downright confusing and potentially expensive selecting the right pieces if you’re just starting out.

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Being An Artist on the Internet

As simple as times used to be before the internet, it’s become the most effective advertising board in the modern world. Like any form of advertising it does have its pitfalls, but the biggest advantage is you don’t have to spend a whole lot of money in return for a decent amount of exposure. Artists have benefited hugely from the growth of social media, but not all platforms were built with the creative industry in mind. So, as an artist on the internet, where do you even begin putting your work out there? Where do you sign up?

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The New Creative: Where to Start

One question I’m often asked by those wanting to take their first steps into art is where to actually begin. It’s a great question with a variety of answers, and with such a broad spectrum of possibilities it’s no wonder people find getting started a little overwhelming. First and foremost: you do not need to attend any art, drawing or painting classes or schools to make art, or even call yourself an artist. 

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