There’s an artist hidden in anybody, if you ask us, and it needs just an impulse to get out. Sometimes, creativity can hit you in the most weird moments! And since we’re all tech lovers here, we’re going to presume that this could happen when you’re using your tablet.
So, you want to draw something something on your tablet, on an iPad, let’s say. Ok, but how can this be done? Using an app of course.
Here you can find a short selection of the best iPad drawing apps, which will definitely help you unleash your creative side!
1. Tayasui Sketches
If you ask us, the Japanese-sounding app is pretty much number one when it comes to the best iPad drawing apps. With a great interface, including eight brushes (and two more, in the pro version), you can create real works of art. Not to mention that if you also have a stylus for your iPad, the results won’t cease to amaze you!
Developed by stylus-make Adonit, this app is specifically designed to work with the company’s pressure-sensitive Jot Touch stylus, but this is not mandatory. You can use any stylus you want or your finger and get great results.
It has five tools and a color selector, so pretty much of the screen will be empty, allowing you to test your drawing skills. Forge can be downloaded for free, but the number of drawing which you can save is limited. Otherwise, it’s a really nice drawing app.
‘The best digital handwriting on iPad’, says the app’s official description. For us, it’s that app which besides allowing us to take notes, it’s also great for drawing. The tools work really great and you can even select the paper types on which you’re drying. This is one of its greatest features, in our opinion!
Finally, all your sketches and drawing can be saved directly to Evernote, so you can show everybody what a talented graphic artist you are.
According to its developers, Layers ‘packs in everything you need to be creative on the go. An art studio in your pocket’. For us, it’s simply one of the best iPad drawing apps.
As the name says it, it allows you to add up to fiver layers on your drawing. The tool set consists in a brush, eraser and a smudge tool, with adjustable texture, size and pressure. Of course, the pro version comes with way more goodies, like an extra set of 15 different brushes. You should definitely give it a try and see what digital masterpieces you can create!
5. Bamboo Paper
Just like Forge, this app was also developed by a stylus manufacturer, maybe one of the most famous ones. Yes, we’re talking about the folks over Wacom, who bring you their drawing and sketching app.
All the content you create can be organized into notebooks, while the app also gives you the possibility of importing photos, different paper types and colors, on which you can let your creativity flow. Not to mention that the user interface is very simple and easy to use, so it has a place in our best iPad drawing apps top.
6. SketchBook Pro
Autodesk managed to create an excellent app, considered by many the most popular one of this type for the iPad. Basically, if you want to create some art on your tablet, this is the app to get. It comes with digital pencils, markers, air brushes and pens, all organized in a simple but in the same time complex user interface.
It also enabling you to work with layers, just like on Photoshop and once your work of art is done, you can easily sync it with your Dropbox account.
7. Sketch Club
If you’re looking forward to sharing your creations with a community of users who are artists just like you, this is the app you were looking for. Besides the possibility of uploading all your sketches and receiving opinions, it also comes with a lot of tools.
You can use the 44 brushes or even design your own, pens, vector tools or even pre-defined pixel art. Aren’t you convinced yet that this is one of the best iPad drawing apps?
8. Art Set
What we really like about this app is the interface. Keeping it short, you pull out the drawer, pick the tool you want to use and start drawing. It’s like having a virtual art set inside your tablet. No wonder it was the number one paid iPad app in over 30 countries.
From the tools you can use, we should mention chalks, charcoal oil pastels and even wax crayons. Do you know any better app which offers you this tools? Yeah, we neither.
And there you have it folks, our list with the best iPad drawing apps you can find in the App Store. Any of these will be really helpful for those of you who like to kill some time making sketches on their tablet! And, who knows, maybe you will discover a new talent…
If you know similar apps which should make it to our list, feel free to tell us about them, using the comments section below!