iPad will not paint and shows an eye symbol

Eye Symbol – Hidden Layer

If you are seeing strange eye or “sickle” symbol in the middle of your screen and are unable to paint, then you are trying to paint on a hidden layer.

You can “unhide” or delete this layer, or select a different layer by going to the Layers menu down the bottom. Look for the layer you are currently on (it will be highlighted in green) and tap the little oval symbol next to the canvas preview.

The eye symbol will appear when you try to draw on a hidden layer.  Open the Layers menu down on the right to change this.

The eye symbol will appear when you try to draw on a hidden layer.
Open the Layers menu down on the right to change this.

Open the Layers menu to view your existing layers.  The eye symbol will show you whether a layer is hidden or not.  Tap on it to unhide or hide a layer.

Open the Layers menu to view your existing layers.
The eye symbol will show you whether a layer is hidden or not.
Tap on it to unhide or hide a layer.

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