Pencil by 53

Pencil is a smart stylus designed by FiftyThree (53) for their iPad sketching app, Paper. Pre-dating Apple’s own stylus, Pencils’s unique tip and exclusive blend feature made it a favorite with Paper diehards.

Below are tutorials for getting the most out of Pencil when used with Paper.

Mastering Pencil by FiftyThree

Learn how to create impressive effects with 53's Pencil stylus and Paper app, using exclusive features like Blend and Surface Pressure.
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Drawing outer space with Paper

Learn how to draw stars, galaxies, planets, black holes and more with Paper on iPad and 53's Pencil stylus.
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Pencil by FiftyThree stylus review

An avid Paper creator's impressions of FiftyThree's new iPad stylus, Pencil.
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How to undo and erase in Paper

Learn how to use Paper's eraser tool to undo and cover-up mistakes on iPad.
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Paper v2.0.0 bugs

Documented bugs and other strange behaviors found in Paper for iOS version 2.0.0 when using Pencil.
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Blending with Pencil by 53, first look!

53's Pencil stylus and new Blend feature is full of promise. Here's a taste of what is possible when using both.
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