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Sensu Brush delivers an authentic painting experience on your iPad. It's truly portable and includes a useful rubber stylus tip.
Sensu Brush delivers an authentic painting experience on your iPad. It's truly portable and includes a useful rubber stylus tip.
Sensu Brush delivers an authentic painting experience on your iPad. It's truly portable and includes a useful rubber stylus tip.
1,816 backers pledged $65,823 to help bring this project to life.

Finally, Finally Ready for Launch

Final, Final Inspection

Today, in our offices, we completed a highly satisfactory inspection of Sensu brushes with the revised design. We are very pleased to announce that everything passed muster. We will ship to our backers from this production, which will be complete next week, and in our hands on the 27th or 28th. We plan to inspect, pack, and ship for the remainder of the week with final packages shipping Tuesday the 3rd of April. These shipments will include only chrome brushes.

Gunmetal Exception

All gunmetal limited edition brushes will ship by April 15th. This short run of brushes in a special finish could not be plated sooner than that. Sorry. Anyone who ordered a combination of chrome and gunmetal will receive their brushes in two shipments to avoid making anyone wait longer to play with their new toys. 


Surveys will be sent tomorrow to request your current shipping details.

International Shipping

Until we receive your completed surveys we have no way of telling which backers are from North America and which are international. We will also learn, for the first time, who has included appropriate shipping charges with their original pledge amount.

If you have not paid shipping fees, we will send you a PayPal invoice by email. These invoices will include a link and simple instructions for making a payment on the PayPal website. There are fees involved on our end, but we will absorb these in order to assure a smoother transaction. There are no additional fees for you to make your payment by this method.


Here's what you have to look forward to: people are raving about Sensu! We got fantastic feedback from our beta-buddy testers over the last few weeks. Several comments were posted on the comment feed on our Kickstarter page. Some highlights:

Guido: "It's great!...painting apps will never be the same. It's truly a great painting experience...also great build quality.

Margi: "Gorgeous to look at, feels awesome and is weighted to perfection."

Michelle: "I am thrilled with the look and feel of the brush. I paint daily with actual paints and love to do studies on my iPad. The Sensu brush makes much easier work of that! It feels and glides like a high-quality brush, only without the messy cleanup."


We are so excited to finally share Sensu with you all. We thank you all for your patience through a longer process than we hoped would be necessary. We really look forward to hearing from you as you get your brushes and start to paint. 

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    1. Nelly Mercado on May 11, 2012

      I love my Sensu brush! I'm glad I backed this project.

    2. Eric Suess on May 3, 2012

      Is there any official word on when the gunmetal brushes will ship? I haven't heard that they have to this point.

    3. Michael Rachid on April 30, 2012

      When is my Sensu Brush expected to arrive? I opted for classic chrome and I`m in Brazil.

    4. Matt Lynaugh on April 24, 2012

      I just got word that the Gunmetal Sensu have arrived. They will all get inspected with shipment to backers planned by end of week :-)

    5. Soochon Radee on April 24, 2012

      Did the gunmetal brushes ship? I am still waiting for mine.

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      Denise on April 13, 2012

      It seemed to be a long wait but so worth it I am an Artist and love to art Studio on my iPad to practice the piece I am working in oil on canvas.The feel and weight are perfect thank you for the brush

    7. denise on April 13, 2012

      Wow! Received a set today!
      Can't wait to try with missus' iPad tonight at home... ^ ^

    8. Ivan Low on April 10, 2012

      Eugene. I just got mine. Fellow SG too. Patience.
      Brush not bad, but the nib end, not that responsive haha.

    9. Eugene Zheng Yong Sheng on April 10, 2012

      Singapore here - Nothing in the mailbox. =(

    10. Scott Green on April 8, 2012

      Stil waiting for mine up here in Canada... fingers crossed it will come soon.

    11. Michiel Dorjee on April 4, 2012

      Also same here in Holland. Would have loved to see a "we're now shipping" update though... Can't complain, it's better to have a functioning brush than one that falls apart within a day! :)

    12. Christian Schmeer on April 3, 2012

      Same here. I guess it should arrive soon :)

    13. Dee Adams on April 3, 2012

      Still anxiously awaiting mine.

    14. Anna Adam on April 3, 2012

      Got mine yesterday! I can't say much about it because my daughter stole it from me. SHE seems to love it! Hopefully I'll get it back today and get to play some, too!

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      nancy ward on April 2, 2012

      I am so excited to receive mine on March 31. It is a beautiful thing, love it!

    16. David Tran on March 31, 2012

      update? have they started shipping?? oh i hope mine come in before the 5th!

    17. Douglas McClure on March 30, 2012

      I actually realized I did get the survey - the computer I was using yesterday was blocking pop-ups which contributed to my confusion. I also just sent another email asking about this before I thought to check here, so forgive me for being a pest. I'm just dying to try out this thing!

    18. Cobalt - Pascal Brugger on March 30, 2012

      excellent I'm so eager to try the final product ^^
      you guys rock

    19. Artist Hardware Creator on March 29, 2012

      @Douglas –

      All surveys have been sent and almost all are back to us by now. Brushes have begun to ship this week as promised in the update above. All should be in transit by Monday the 2nd from our current look at it. We will have a major update tomorrow or Saturday to wrap up.

      Sounds like your email isn't firing correctly with Kickstarter if you didn't get the survey. Contact us at and we'll look right into it. Please include your Kickstarter handle and your shipping info. We'll get back to you right away.


    20. Douglas McClure on March 29, 2012

      Has anyone received a survey yet? I appreciate that this has been a difficult manufacturing process, but what's going on? When are they shipping?

    21. Neal Brophy on March 26, 2012

      @Nahsay ProCreate, Sketchbook Pro, and Brushes are my favourites.

    22. David Tran on March 23, 2012


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      margi laurin on March 18, 2012

      My fave is is a true painting app when it comes to different types of paints and the paint mixing capabilities are awesome...there isnt much it cant do. My second fave is Sktech Time very easy to use..much less invoved, and fun for quick sketches....on my flickr you can see lots of examples

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      Nahsay on March 17, 2012

      What's a good painting app to use the Sensu brush with? Any recommendations? I haven't used any before...

    25. Ingo Pudlatz on March 16, 2012

      Thanx for the reviews so far. I'm looking forward to it so much. :) I can imagine that everyone around here will want to have one once they tried it out.

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      Margaret Hobart on March 16, 2012

      so excited!!! can't wait to get that brush!

    27. Daniel Bardi on March 15, 2012

      Just filled out my survey ... sooo looking forward to getting my brush. I have so many ideas already.

    28. Halden Teng on March 15, 2012

      @Kayo right, i guess i missed that... thanks for poiting out!

    29. Kayo Shibano on March 15, 2012

      Check out the "Survey" section above--I believe they'll be asking us for current shipping info tomorrow. Can't wait to get the brush!

    30. Thomas J Weiser on March 15, 2012

      Is it possible to change my shipping address? My business may be moving, which means I need to update the information! I didn't expect I would have had to do this, but with the delays in production, I need to give you an updated address!

    31. Halden Teng on March 15, 2012

      Hi, I never received any survey on the shipping information. Have you guys managed to sent that or is it still pending? Thanks!