Record Digital Drawing for Reviewing and Sharing

Are you a designer or illustrator? Do you like digital drawing? Do you want to record digital drawing process? If yes, here will show you how to use two different screen recorders to record how you draw on the Mac or Windows computer with PS, PaintTool SAI, or other digital painting programs. Therefore, you can review how you draw the picture as well as upload the video on YouTube, Facebook, and more social media to show your drawing skill.

Part 1. How to Record Digital Drawing with Joyoshare Screen Recorder

Joyoshare Screen Recorder is good at capturing screen with or without audio. The output video can be 4K quality. It is smooth for you to capture digital drawing on the computer desktop. It supports to save the recording in various formats, such as MP4, WMV, AVI, MPEG, MOV, DV, MKV, OGV, M4V, WebM, etc. Then you can transfer the recording to the compatible devices, like iPhone, iPad, PSP, HTC 10, Sony Xperia XZ, Xbox 360, Samsung TV, and so on.

This recorder allows you to capture digital drawing on a full screen or selected screen. In addition to recording the drawing process on digital programs, it also can record live streaming video, gameplay, online tutorial, and more. The program is attached to additional functions. It can highlight the cursor and the clicks. You can also utilize it to add a watermark to your recordings. Presetting a recording task and setting shortcut keys are available. Besides, as a professional digital drawing recorder, it can help you reset the codec, resolution, frame rate, bit rate, and quality of the video.

Key Features of Joyoshare Screen Recorder:

Record all activities on the screen with high quality

Save video to AVI, MOV, MP4, etc.

Grab sound from the system and the microphone

Capture screen with full screen or partial screen

  • Step 1Run Joyoshare digital drawing recorder

    Open any digital drawing program on your computer and get ready to draw. Then get the screen recorder running. Next, select "Record video and audio" mode by clicking the camera icon next to the "REC".

    run joyoshare screen recorder
  • Step 2Personalize the recording setting

    After the first step, hit on the gear icon at the lower-right corner to bring out the further setting options. In this new window, you can change the target format and shortcut keys. Also, you can choose what time to start and stop recording digital drawing. It is doable to show or hide the cursor. Besides, the capturer can help you add a watermark to the video.

    confirm preference settings
  • Step 3Adjust recording area and audio

    ap on the "+" icon to select a certain area to record. Then, you can adjust the capture area by dragging the frame, inputting the value, and selecting the presetting resolution from the drop-down list. If you need to explain how you draw the picture, you can enable "Microphone Audio" and connect an input device to your computer. To grab the voice clearly, you are suggested to turn off the system audio.

    adjust recording area
  • Step 4Start recording digital drawing

    In this final step, you only need to press the "REC" button to capture digital drawing. The recording will start after the 3-second countdown. You can trim disliked parts during or after the process. Click the "Stop" button to finish the recording. Then you can rename and preview the video on the pop-up tab.

    start to capture digital drawing process

Part 2. How to Record Digital Drawing with ShowMore

Here is another way for you to capture your digital drawing. You can try to use ShowMore, an online screen recorder. With this tool, you can easily record digital drawing on your computer without installing any program. Beyond that, to help you save computer storage space, ShowMore offers a cloud storage space for you to keep all the videos, but you need to sign up. It allows you to directly share the recordings on various social media platforms. It has an editing function so that you can draw and add shapes to the video. It can grab the voice form the system as well as the microphone.


Step 1: Launch digital drawing programs. Visit ShowMore's official website on a browser. Slightly tap on the "Start Recording". Then a small window will show up and ask "Do you want to allow this app to make changes on your device?". Please select "Yes" to continue the process;

Step 2: Admit to run ShowMore Online Launcher. Next, you will see a square frame appearing on the screen. Drag it to adjust the recording area. Tap on the microphone icon on the toolbar to confirm whether record audio from the system and microphone or not;

Step 3: If it is necessary, you can customize the recording setting on the "Option" tab;

Step 4: To start recording the digital drawing process, you need to click the "Record" button t. Once you finish the recording, you can choose to save the video to your computer or ShowMore.

Part 3. Recommendation: 3 Best Digital Artwork Programs

Adobe Photoshop CC

The first one is Adobe Photoshop CC, which is the most famous one in the field of digital design and painting. It is a powerful digital art software. There are a great number of brushes on the program. Its edit function is also redoubtable. Although it is great, the operation is complex. Therefore, it is more suitable for a professional digital illustrator or graphic designer.

MediBang Paint Pro

If you prefer to create manga, MediBang Paint Pro is a good choice for you. It is a free digital artwork program, developed by Japanese company. It has 800 free pre-made tones and backgrounds. It offers you more than 50 brushes, easy comic panel creation tools and a huge selection of free fonts.

PaintTool SAI

PaintTool SAI is an easy-to-use yet all-round digital drawing program. It is low-budget. It has watercolor brush. You can use this simple program to create various-style artworks. You can input brushes to it. It is friendly for digital drawing beginners.


In general, to record digital drawing, you need to use a screen recording tool. Joyoshare Screen Recorder is the best desktop screen recorder for Windows and Mac platforms. It can record a digital drawing program without a time limit. It is suitable for you who need to draw a complicated picture for a long time. ShowMore is an online recorder. You can use it to record how you draw on the digital drawing program. If your Internet condition is good, you can use it.


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