Our Journey

September 14, 2023

Releasing Marvel Drawing Lessons

Drawing Desk teamed up with Marvel Entertainment LLC to produce brand new Marvel Drawing Lessons. Users can now learn to draw original character designs of their favorite Marvel heroes by following detailed step-by-step lessons on Drawing Desk.

May 18, 2023

Releasing SketchPro

After much careful planning and plenty of hard work, we successfully released SketchPro, a digital painting app for artistic professionals. Equipped with state of the art drawing tools and features, SketchPro combines the latest in digital art for a sublime artistic experience.

December 1, 2022

Being Featured on Google Cloud

4 Axis was recognized as a partner and noteworthy case study by Google Cloud following our continued success with the platform and its services. Over the years, we’ve used Google Cloud to help power our apps and deliver the best digital experiences for our users. Learn more here.

October 1, 2022

Releasing New AI Tools

Our team successfully produced a host of new and exciting tools for digital creativity, powered by Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Several of these features are now available on the Drawing Desk app and on our Drawing Desk web.

August 15, 2022

Drawing Desk Climbs to 50 Million Downloads

Our flagship product Drawing Desk reached yet another groundbreaking milestone gaining over 50 million downloads across the globe. This came as a result of several changes and improvements brought to Drawing Desk over the years, which made the app more accessible and relatable to more users worldwide.

June 1, 2022

Extending Our Abode

We opened our second office space, designed to further promote our culture of innovative thinking, together with our Axian team spirit and dedication. This was yet another stepping stone for us as we continued to welcome new talent to our Axian family.

April 26, 2022

Drawing Desk VR is Released

Extending our journey with Drawing Desk, we successfully released the lab version of our first ever Virtual Reality app. With the exciting possibilities offered by VR, users can now be part of a unique and immersive artistic experience!

April 30, 2021

Achieving A New Breakthrough In China

Our first ad campaign venture within the China region was a resounding success! 4 Axis worked with AppsFlyer to produce a campaign that resulted in increased revenue and garnered a significant growth in monthly active users and installs for our flagship product Drawing Desk. Read more about it here.

July 17, 2020

Finding Our Newest Home

7 years into our journey, we moved into our latest workspace in the heart of Colombo! Designed to offer a cozy working environment that fosters creative thinking, our new home signaled yet another step forward on our creative journey!

August 1, 2018

Drawing Desk Hits 16 Million Downloads

Our flagship product, Drawing Desk, garnered a total of 16 million downloads worldwide. This memorable milestone was a testament to our hard work and dedication within every aspect of 4 Axis.

August 25, 2016

Becoming a Google Strategic Partner

4 Axis was recognized as a Google Strategic Partner owing to the steady rise of Drawing Desk on the App Store within the United States. The success of our flagship product helped us break barriers and reach new heights on the international stage!


August 17, 2015

Drawing Desk Reaches 6 Million Downloads

Within its first two years, Drawing Desk reached a milestone of 6 million downloads worldwide, with significant download numbers from the US. This was the perfect start to our creative journey at 4 Axis!

December 16, 2014

Finding a New Workspace

Our 4 Axis team moved into a homely work space, with an improvised interior and an environment designed to inspire new ideas and creativity!

January 26, 2013

Drawing Desk is Released

Our flagship product Drawing Desk was released, signaling the start of our creative journey at 4 Axis. Drawing Desk was introduced as a family-friendly art app designed to help others explore art and creativity in multiple forms!