The photo-to-sketch app that stands out from the rest! SketchMee analyses, interprets and redraws your photo from scratch, instead of the simple edge filtering other apps do.

New York Times sums it up: "This app turns your photos into pencil sketches of remarkable quality."

Long time feature under "Staff Favorites / Impress Your Friends" in the US App Store.

Just pick an image from your photo library, and watch it being sketched into a beautiful piece of art. Have endless fun playing around with settings, exploring a vast world of art possibilities.

Extremely easy to use. A handful of simple but powerful controls make you the artist in charge, enabling a wide range of different sketch art styles.

Unparalleled art quality. Not even desktop computer programs come close.

Save your creations in 4K resolution.

Zoom as deep as you like into the finished sketches to inspect the strokes. Your art will appear perfectly sharp at any zoom level. This is because sketches are built using vector curves, not from blocky pixel data.

What’s New

Version 4.7

- Powerful PDF vector export!
- Updated for iOS 13.
- Fixed a bug that could cause too low image quality when saving as JPEG.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
103 Ratings

103 Ratings

pecilio ,

Creative genius?

…you don't have to be a creative genius to turn out fun, attractive and surprising artistic renditions of any image at all. For artistically-challenged people (like me) this is an absolutely brilliant app.

AKPoet ,

Great drawing app

This app is different from all the other sketch apps. It's doesn't just outline and sketch the darkest area of the image -- it covers the whole image in all the tones light to dark progressively that appear in the image. You see each stage. I don't copy the results but use it to help me understand an image before I draw it myself. Love it!

Nook O'Hara ,

My favorite...

I've been using this app for sketches for several years. There are many good ones but this is my personal favorite!! It is extremely versatile: color, depth, paper, style ... from light sketches to detailed drawings!! Other drawing apps come and go here, but this one always stays!!

App Privacy

The developer, Studio Mee, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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  • Family Sharing

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