Years ago if you really wanted to learn to draw or sketch, or advance your skills, you had to find a class to learn. These days it’s super easy. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, we have the best apps for drawing and sketching.


1. Apps for Learning to Draw and Sketch

Always wanted to be an artist but didn’t know how to start? Check out these apps that offer step by step instructions, detailed tutorials, and videos to help you get started.

With 100 easy tutorials, everyone can find easy drawing ideas. Pick from drawings like animals, cars, dragons and more. Each drawing is divided into a number of easy to follow steps. Start with a few lines and end up with a complete drawing. No special skills needed.

How to Draw - Easy Lessons
22.8MB

How to Draw - Easy Lessons

Artfonica

4.1 157K+ Reviews
10M+ See Free
How to Draw - Easy Lessons


A new, fun way to learn using augmented reality, neural networks, and machine learning. This app is great for those who have never been able to draw but have always wanted to. These step by step instructions will teach you how to enhance your drawing skills

SketchAR: How to draw with augmented reality
36.7MB

SketchAR: How to draw with augmented reality

SketchAR, UAB

3.2 3K+ Reviews
100K+ See Free
SketchAR: How to draw with augmented reality


Want to learn to draw a butterfly in 9 easy steps? Or a dog in 8 simple steps? This app offers drawing tutorials for 10 additional projects with drawing tutorials for every skill level, from beginner to advanced.


2. Fun Drawing Apps for Kids

Kids are naturally artistic and fun apps can keep them busy for hours creating their next big masterpiece.

No more sand in the house. Kids can sketch and draw on realistic sand, adding authentic beach objects like seashells and rocks. You can even play tic-tac-toe on the sand. And when you’re done, just shake the device and the sea washes everything away!

Sand Draw: Sketch & Draw Art
41.5MB

Sand Draw: Sketch & Draw Art

Kalrom Systems LTD

4.4 1K+ Reviews
100K+ See Free
Sand Draw: Sketch & Draw Art


Kids bored? Let your child explore their creative side by experimenting with different tools like rainbow brushes glow brushes, magic brushes, cute stickers and interactive animations.

Drawing for Kids Learning Games for Toddlers age 3
33.3MB

Drawing for Kids Learning Games for Toddlers age 3

Bini Bambini Academy

4.6 51K+ Reviews
5M+ See Free
Drawing for Kids Learning Games for Toddlers age 3


Specially designed for kids with super easy-to-use painting on canvas technique. Cool drawing ideas for kids with 18 different brushes and even a unique “movie” mode that lets you play back your child’s artwork, like a mini film.

Kids Doodle - Color & Draw
7.4MB

Kids Doodle - Color & Draw

Doodle Joy Studio

4.1 419K+ Reviews
50M+ See Free
Kids Doodle - Color & Draw


3. Apps for Drawing and Sketching Special Effects

Are you looking for ways to expand your knowledge of drawing and sketching? These apps will amplify what you already know and take you to the next level.

Feeling creative and not sure how to express yourself? Convert your photos to amazing pencil drawings and sketches or even create your own avatar from 100’s of images that will make your photos really stand out with your personal touch. Or maybe you need a fast, powerful, intuitive tool that gives you an amazing range of features that will take you to a high-performance mode where you can unlock the full scope of your imagination.

ArtFlow: Paint Draw Sketchbook
10.2MB

ArtFlow: Paint Draw Sketchbook

Artflow Studio

4.2 26K+ Reviews
1M+ See Free
ArtFlow: Paint Draw Sketchbook
Drawing Desk: Draw Paint Color Doodle & Sketch Pad

Drawing Desk: Draw Paint Color Doodle & Sketch Pad

4Axis Technologies

4.1 33K+ Reviews
500K+ See Free
Drawing Desk: Draw Paint Color Doodle & Sketch Pad


Easy to use interface with super smooth drawing capabilities If you feel especially inspired, you can create your own Manga character and dive into the concept of social drawing, where you can publish your drawing process for all the world to see.

ibis Paint X
30.5MB

ibis Paint X

ibis mobile inc.

4.6 395K+ Reviews
10M+ See Free
ibis Paint X


Winner of the Tabby Award for Creation, Design and Editing and Editor’s Choice Award in Google Play Store! Fantastic for illustrators, graphic designers, and artists. With the ability to zoom up to 64X, sketch with multiple pen tips, adjust opacity, size, and color, work with multiple images and drawing layers, you can really deep dive into your creativity.

Adobe Illustrator Draw
42.2MB

Adobe Illustrator Draw

Adobe

4.5 117K+ Reviews
5M+ See Free
Adobe Illustrator Draw



Don’t put off your artistic talents. Show off your creativity. And if you haven’t quite found what you’re looking for check out our Top Ten Best Apps for Drawing and Sketching.

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