There’s probably nothing as creative as drawing, sketching, painting. Kids who have the inclination to draw, to sketch and to paint must be encouraged as much as possible to continue. This is one of the coolest things about humans: our creativity.
With technology helping us be more creative in our life, you’ll find dozens of great iPad drawing apps for kids. We tried to narrow down to five of the best drawing apps on the iPad (for kids). Check out and tell us about your favorites too:
If you are looking for a drawing app to bolster the creativity of your kids, Pigment would be a top-notch option. Featuring artistic tools, it helps kids bring out their creativity. There are 11 coloring tools such as, airbrush, fade, bloom, watercolor, metallic brush which make drawing fun.
It supports both Apple Pencil and third-party stylus. As it automatically adjusts pressure, direction as well as, the size of stroke using Apple Pencil, your kid will love doodling. The huge artwork collection with more than 1400 demonstrations offers the needed guidance on how to create awesome doodles.
#2. Autodesk SketchBook
This one is a cutout for the folks who want a complete package. The biggest highlight of Autodesk SketchBook is the extensive collection of over 170 brushes that enable you to draw wonderful arts. The other notable thing about it is that you can customize your favorite brushes in line with your requirement.
The rapid UI mode allows you to quickly access tools. As it’s been optimized to work with the dominant iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, you will be able to create a professional design. Through in-app purchase, you will unlock pro tools to make this app even more lethal.
#3. Adobe Photoshop Sketch
Take your creativity to an all new level with this stunning drawing app. It has a huge collection of pens, markers, brushes to let you decorate your design immaculately. With it, you can create a terrific watercolor painting. It allows you to add multiple images and drawing layers to make it ultra-convenient to merge or transform them.
There are 14 high-quality tools to let you adjust opacity, color, size with precision. To make the task a bit easier, organize your favorite tools and colors in the toolbar. Better still, it supports several stylus such as Adonit, Wacom, Pencil by 53 and Apple Pencil.
#4. Drawing Desk
“Drawing Desk” has been designed to entertain all groups of people. It features four modes such as kids desk, sketch desk, double desk, and photo desk. Kids desk allows kids to draw comfortably with stickers, stamps as well as several effects.
Sketch desk lets you draw using the creative brush, watercolor, pencil. Live brush and stroke effects enable you to enhance the quality of your photos. Thanks to 3D brushes, color pallets, and stamps, it makes doodling such as excellent experience.
#5. Magic Doodle: Movie Color&Draw
Magic Doodle makes doodling an absolute delight for little kids. With the support of 20 brushes such as rainbow, fireworks, neon, crayon brush, it provides more options and the needed convenience to draw elegantly. The brush size and color are automatically adjusted to make drawing more easy-going.
It features video mode to let parents check out how the kid created the doodle. Kids can easily import family photos to draw beautifully and bring their creativity to the fore. The built-in gallery stores all the drawing photos as well as draw procedure. Hence, you can start off from where you left.
#6. Tayasui Sketches
Top quality tools are one of the main secrets of impressive drawing. Tayasui Sketches, with 20 highly user-friendly tools, is an ideal app to sketch adorable drawing. The watercolor wet brushes and brushes editor and color eyedropper give the decisive edge to draw.
With the pressure stylus support, it makes your drawing a fabulous experience as you discover more innovative brushes while using Apple Pencil. It lets you organize your drawings in folders which you can personalize as per your need.
The graphic may be one of the most expensive drawing apps but it has the quality to live up to the billing. What stands it out is the collection of a great many superior tools that allow you to draw awesome art. The highly effective brush and pencil tools allow you to draw flawlessly.
With the use of multiple layers, you can perfectly pull off even intricate designs. There is a smart pen tool to create neat shape. That’s not all, the multi-style text support enables you to beautify your text to your best liking.
#8. Inspire Pro
I’m really charmed by the precision with which this app lets you draw. It doesn’t matter whether you have tons of experience or want to have a good grip on creating an appreciable design, Inspire Pro will ideally fit your needs. The drawing app has a colossal library of a number of top quality brushes which have been divided into different sets.
You can use all the brushes as wet, dry or erase. There are 20 settings to let you customize the brushes. Even better, you can create a canvas of any size up to 16K on your iPad Pro.
With ArtRage, the drawing would come naturally to you. Adorable simulation of real paint on iPad not just boosts user-experience but also augments the quality of the drawing. Endowed with a range of handy tools such as Google pen, glitter tube, flood fill, crayon, it enormously assists you in creating excellent art.
The present support lets you save settings to use them later. There are tons of layers having photoshop standard blend mode, opacity as well as visibility controls to give your drawing the killer punch.
#10. Drawing Box Free
Drawing Box Free is probably the best misleading art app on the store. The interface looks like it’s a kids app (or even less), but it truly is an excellent drawing app both for kids and teenagers. The free version of this app has enough tools and enough room to let you create some cool artwork on the iPad.
Top it up with a lot of stickers and pictures for coloring activity, you have a killer app that will keep your kid occupied and working on something creative. Drawing Box Free comes with an IAP for drawing lessons too. Worth it.
Your Fav App!
I know these drawing apps have impressed you. But, which one has got the maximum vote from you? Is any of your favorite drawing app not included in this list? Do let me know that in the comments.
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