Top 5 Drawing And Painting Apps For You And Your Kids

No field is untouched by the technology evolution and art is not behind. Sketchbooks, pencils and erasers are now been replaced with advanced apps on smart devices.  Here is the list of 5 drawing and paining apps for you and your kids to enjoy in free time. These apps are not only to kill your time but also to professionally create something amazing.

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1. Artflow

Artflow is free application with advanced features requiring pro license in-app purchase. Single licence purchase will activate all you devices associated with your Google account. Convert your tablet or phone into digital sketchbook with more than 80 paint brushes, smudge, fill and eraser tool. This fast and intuitive painting and drawing application will unlock full power of your imagination. With support for pressure sensitive pens (like Samsung’s S Pen) you device will be changed into real canvas.

With a slew of brush options and in-app features available at the click of an icon, Artflow is the perfect Android app to both play around with and create some serious art.

The free option only allows you to save art as either a JPEG or PNG. The Pro version, however, allows you to export all your layers in PSD format so you can continue working on your desktop.

Download: ArtFlow (Free, premium version available)        PlayStore Rating: 4.2/5

2. Adobe Illustrate Draw

You  can Create beautiful free-form vector designs on your mobile device with Illustrator Draw, the app that lets you turn your ideas into production-quality artwork wherever inspiration strikes.

Draw puts your favorite vector drawing tools and features into a simple, modern interface so it’s easy to turn any idea or inspiration into a gorgeous design. You can even launch Adobe Capture CC from within the app, create a new shape and have it immediately appear on your Draw canvas. And because Draw is part of the Adobe Illustrator family, you can send your designs directly to Illustrator to refine on your desktop.

Winner of the Tabby Award for Creation, Design and Editing and PlayStore Editor’s Choice Award!

Download: Adobe Illustrate Draw                                              PlayStore Rating: 4.4/5

3 . Medibang Paint

MediBang Paint is a FREE lightweight digital painting and comic creation program that comes loaded with brushes, fonts, pre-made backgrounds, and other resources. MediBang Paint is available on Windows, Mac OS X, Android and iOS. The app uses cloud saving allowing users to easily transfer their work between platforms.

The Android version allows illustrators to draw anywhere they want, while retaining all of the features of the desktop versions of the software.

MediBang Paint includes many different creative tools for illustrators and comic book artists. Some of these include, numerous brushes, screen tones and backgrounds, cloud fonts and comic creation tools. Finally registering on MediBang’s site for free gives users access to cloud storage so they can easily manage, backup and share their work.

Download: Medibang Paint                     PlayStore Rating: 4.5/5

4.  Sketch – Draw & Paint

Sketch-Draw & Paint is the official Sketch app from Sony. Sketch brings a fun drawing and photo editing experience to anyone who wants to be creative, regardless of skill level. If you need inspiration, the Sketch community is an endless source of digital art for you to explore and enjoy. You can then inspire others by sharing your own art and be a part of the community.

FEATURES
 Draw creative sketches using fun brushes and tools
 Enhance your pictures and photos with text and free stickers
 Build advanced sketches with layers
 Zoom to paint fine details
 Inspire and get inspiration from other users in the art community
 Participate in collaborations and build on the work of others
 Back up and sync your drawings to multiple devices

Download: Sketch Draw and Paint                        PlayStore Rating: 4.5/5

5. Canva: Poster, banner, card maker & graphic design

Canva makes design amazingly simple  (and loads of fun). Create beautiful designs for work, school and play in minutes with Canva – no design skills or complex software needed.

Whether you need an Instagram story or post, Facebook header, logo maker, photo collage, wedding invitation maker, card maker, poster maker, banner or email header creator — Canva is an all-in-one graphic design app that allows you to produce eye-catching graphics on the go. Canva is available on your Android device and computer so you can make, edit and share your designs anywhere, anytime.

Use Canva on Social media images that make your brand and your life look great!
– Facebook posts and covers
– Create Instagram posts
– Create an Instagram Story, WhatsApp Status and Facebook Story
– Twitter posts and headers
– YouTube channel art and thumbnails

Canva can also be used for design in various fields-
– Invitation maker
– Card maker
– Poster maker
– Create a logo
– Flyer maker
– Create blog banners
– Create email headers
– Photo collage maker
Download: Canva                        PlayStore Rating: 4.7/5


You can play around these apps to enjoy the fun in design.

Do check our list of 5 Free Educational Apps For Your Kids To Keep Them Engaged

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Info: Google Playstore