Inky Draw

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About the project

A fun drawing app project for the Raspberry Pi and Inky pHAT using Python Flask and React. It's the very basics right now, and a fun project to add to eg. adding brushes, updating the UI a bit, adapting for more displays etc!

Project info

Difficulty: Easy

Platforms: Raspberry PiPython

Estimated time: 1 hour

License: GNU General Public License, version 3 or later (GPL3+)

Items used in this project

Hardware components

Inky pHAT (ePaper/eInk/EPD) - Yellow/Black/White Inky pHAT (ePaper/eInk/EPD) - Yellow/Black/White (or Red/black/white, Black/White) x 1
Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 1GB, 2GB, 4GB or 8GB RAM Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 1GB, 2GB, 4GB or 8GB RAM (or any HAT, terminal and browser supporting Pi) + keyboard, monitor etc. x 1

Software apps and online services

Terminal Terminal (to install precursor libraries, start server)
Browser Browser (to use web app)


Inky Draw

A fun drawing app project for the Raspberry Pi and Inky pHAT using Python Flask and React.

Select a colour (your Inky's special colour should appear if it has one) and draw with your mouse, then send it to your Inky!

Code and setup on GitHub


Inky Draw on GitHub


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