One of the earliest use cases in both AR and VR was using these new mediums as a canvas for different creations. From Google’s Tilt Brush to paint in 3D space in VR to their “Just a Line” app to draw in 3D space using their AR framework, ARCore. Magic Leap also launched its highly anticipated mixed reality glasses with a similar app, Creat.

All these apps show a potential use case and a new way we to create digital content in the new age of AR/VR. But the question is: Will we ditch our old 2D ways and shift to 3D mediums like AR/VR? This question is important as it has some serious believers — like Elon Musk — who believe it is more “natural” for us to create in 3D environments as we live in a 3D world. Read more