Updated June 9: They’ve replaced it with two cute (but far more professional) cartoons of robots. FTW!
Autodesk’s SketchBook Pro for the iPad is nothing short of brilliant. Layers, great brush control, smashing little interface touches…
…and yet I’m embarrassed to take it out in public. I find myself hunching over my iPad when I launch it, hoping nobody will notice. Because this is what they’d see:
It’s sexist, it’s puerile and it’s anything but professional.
I’ve already asked the publishers on Twitter if they can see their way clear to losing the splash screen:
I love @sketchbookpro on the iPad. But the pouting-babe splash screen is sexist, puerile and embarrassing – not “pro” at all. Can it go?
If you feel the same way I do, why not retweet that message or send them one of your own? (I’ll update this post as soon as I hear anything.)