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Previously iPad App of the Week in 12 countries! (http://drawingpadapp.com/apple-features-drawing-pad-as-ipad-app-of-the-week)
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!
Winner of a Parents’ Choice Gold Award (bit.ly/parents-choice)
Featured on nytimes.com (bit.ly/nytimes-drawingpad)
Featured on usatoday.com (usat.ly/2x5xrKx)
Featured on the iLounge 2011 Buyer's Guide 100 Essential Apps of 2010!
Featured by iLounge as First runner up to kids' iPad App of the Year!
Featured on Gizmodo's 2010 Gift Guide (bit.ly/gizmodo-drawingpad)
Featured in November 2010 MacWorld Magazine in the UK 4 out of 5 stars
Awarded Editor's Choice Award from Children's Technology Review
■ IN BOOKS
Featured in the book “iPad Apps for Kids for Dummies” - by Jinny Gudmundsen
Featured in the O’Reilly book “Best iPad Apps” - by Peter Meyers
■ IN MUSEUMS
As seen in the Star Studio Exhibit at the Indianapolis Museum of Art! (bit.ly/ima-museum)
"Drawing Pad is a fantastic drawing app!"
“Wonderful chalk tools! You can almost taste the dust!”
Mickey Paraskevas, Illustrator and Creator of the Maggie and the Ferocious Beast TV show.
"Drawing Pad is a fun and easy to use iPad art app for kids and adults alike. It has very visual menus giving you instant access to a broad range of useful art tools. There are amazing features for kids including downloadable colouring books and additional advanced features for more ambitious artists."
Kyle Lambert - Artist - www.kylelambert.com
■ HOW TO USE DRAWING PAD
Watch the video inside the App! (or drawingpadapp.com/tutorial)
Tap a tool, choose a color, and start drawing. It’s really that simple.
Your artwork is automatically saved in the Drawing Pad album.
For brush options like size and spacing, tap the brush thumbnail at the bottom of the drawer.
Import photo backgrounds by first tapping the stationary icon in the drawer, then the filmstrip.
Import photo stickers by first tapping the sticker icon, then the stack of photos. Use one finger to move your photo and two fingers to rotate and resize.
Blender tool allows you to soften and blend colors!
■ SHARING OPTIONS
Export to the Device Camera Roll, print via AirPrint, share via Email, and other favorite apps like Instagram & Facebook. Even assign your artwork to a contact in your address book!
■ ALL THESE TOOLS ARE INCLUDED!
Roller Stamp Pens
Text Sticker Tool
Photo Background Import
Gradient Brushes & Crayons
Advanced Brush Control
Color wheel and Gradient Panel
Two Coloring Books
■ EXTRA FUN
Download extra coloring books via in app purchase!
Restore prior "Coloring Book in app purchases" by tapping the "Redeem prior purchase" button on the Coloring Book store details page. See drawingpadapp.com/restore
Video at http://drawingpadapp.com
Email us at "support" -at- "drawingpadapp.com"
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"Birds," "Panda Bear," and "Turtle" by Igor Cheban
"Dinosaur," and "Kitten" by Kyle Lambert
• New Eyedropper Tool - Choose an existing color from your artwork!
• Fixed a bug related to saving to the device camera roll on iOS 12
• Updated the tutorial video to include the new Eyedropper Tool
Ratings and Reviews
Needs better importing
I love the style of this design, how everything looks real. You know what the tools do, unlike pricey apps with obscure interfaces. I love the backgrounds/borders!
However, this lacks funtionality because it won't import from other apps or icloud. I drew pictures in other apps I want to color with this one. Importing from photos is a privacy risk and doesn't support layers. Please add support for at least three layers. Importing from anywhere should be able to turned off in options (to stop kids from messing something up.)
Add Spilt-view for multitasking (could also be turned off.) Keep compatible with ios 10 so not to lose 32bit customers.
I'm trying to make a medieval map. Plesse add stickers for castle, king/princess, old house, old walled city, dragon, Chinese dragon, troll/other monster. There's currently no house-cat sticker?
Many people hate/fear bugs. Put an option in to hide bugs in drawer, or better, let us hide all stickers we don't want to scroll through every time.
Add a pet coloring book with dogs, cats, ponies, ferrets, birds, and lizards.
Thanks for your work :).
Thinking about buying this?
Well, even though the age rating is for kids 6-8, I would recommend this for all ages. It works for drawing any and everything, from complex sketches all the way down to random doodles. Now that I have addressed the good things about this app, let me address some issues. The app crashes. It only happens occasionally, but it sometimes just crashes when you are drawing and when you reopen the app, it didn't save the drawing you were working on. I find this a minor inconvenience. But if you can be patient with that, this app is for you. Only downside is it only gives you two coloring books for starters, and hose coloring books are for babies. Any coloring books for adults you will have to buy. I don't like that. But hey, it's a nice drawing app and all the drawing tools are free!
It’s okay, but it could definitely be better. I’m more of a fancier artist, but not fancy enough to get an app that requires a subscription fee. The app that I had previously used was perfect! But then, it stopped working, so I had to get rid of it, then it left the American App Store, so I came to this. I got used to the nicer features of that app, like layers, and I was pretty devastated when I lost it. I know this is for a younger age range, and 6-year-olds likely won’t use layer, but it would be a nice addition. At least 3 layers, that have a merge option. I know this is definitely a lot more work for you, but it may make you a bit more money. Maybe, spend less time on making the tools look realistic, and put your efforts elsewhere.
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- Murtha Design Inc.
- 238.4 MB
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
English, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Age Rating
- © 2010 Murtha Design Inc. and Christopher Lott
- In-App Purchases
- Fairy Tale Coloring Book
- Sea Life Coloring Book
- Winter Holiday Coloring Book
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.