6 Good Drawing Apps to Try out with Students

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Drawing is one of the best ways to unleash kids creativity and engage them in a wide variety of expressive learning experiences. The apps we selected for you today are all about artistic ‘expressiveness’. They (apps) turn your iPad into a drawing canvas and empower you with a number of interesting features and tools to fuel your muse. They can be used for drawing, sketching, doodling, painting and many more. Check them out and share with us your feedback. Links to the apps are under the visual.

7 Great Drawing Apps for Students

1- Tiggly Draw
‘Unleash your inner Picasso and Mozart with Tiggly Draw! Your tablet is your canvas and Tiggly Shapes your tool for creating digital works of art, music, and imaginary creatures. Use the camera to save pictures of your artwork. Mom and dad can share them over email, social networks, etc.’

2- Adobe Photoshop Sketch
‘Draw with the power of the Photoshop painting engine and a variety of built-in brushes, pencils, pens and markers. Create realistic watercolor paintings and import all your favorite Photoshop brushes for even more creative possibilities.’

3- Kids Doodle
‘"Kids Doodle" is a pretty easy-to-use painting application that is designed specifically for little kids to enjoy doodle freely on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It supports more than 20 brushes, such as neon, fireworks, rainbow brush, crayon brush, oil brush, etc. The brush size and color is randomly adjusted to let kids entertained all the time.’

4- Paper by FiftyThree
‘Paper is the best way to capture and connect your notes, photos, and sketches. Create checklists, spotlight details in photos, and sketch diagrams with unbeatable speed and ease — Paper is like a wall of sticky notes for everything that inspires you.’

5- Drawing Pad
‘Drawing Pad is a mobile art studio for all ages! Create your own art using photo-realistic crayons, markers, paint brushes, colored pencils, stickers, roller pens and more!’

6- ArtsRage
‘ArtRage isn't just about color: It knows how much paint you've used so you can smear it around to spread it over the canvas. It knows how wet your paint is so you can blend it with other paints. It even knows about the roughness of your paper so your pencils can be used for soft shading.’