Do you know inventive, inquisitive or observant thinkers who avoid art because they “can't draw a straight line”? There are amazing apps that tap the inner artist in these individuals by offering them unique tools for creative endeavor.
Explore artistic kaleidoscopes, moving trolleys of paint, monsters created out of photo swatches, and words that become drawing lines. These 5 inventive apps may help users rethink their stance on art-making. Let’s use rulers for drawing straight lines...and use creative thinking for making art.
1. Kaleidoscope Drawing Pad (by Bejoy Mobile) uses a selection of complex mandalas or simple symmetry to turn every swipe into artistry and pattern-making. Use various colors (and the eraser) before tapping replay to see your artistic choices in video. Gorgeous!
2. Sago Mini Doodlecast (by Sago Sago) invites a visual dialogue between app and artist, encouraging users to speak & record their ideas for replay. It’s ideal for users who have lots of words to say for every small mark. Tap the tiny grid on the top/left corner to find fantastic idea-starters.
3. Sendy (by Mrs. Judd's Games) is equipped with steampunk robots, a moving paint trolley, rebus messages, and interesting airships. Tinker with unique art tools to create your own innovative worlds on color-fields or photos, then send them as messages to your family email inbox.
4. TypeDrawing (by Hansol Huh) is perfect for word lovers. Type in a simple word, favorite lyric, or a profound statement; then scribble to discover those same thoughts spelled out in beautiful, colorful lettering as they flow from your fingertips. You’ll love this app!
5. EyePaint Monsters (by Curious Hat) may look like a coloring book but it’s not! Tap or swipe any section of these wacky outlined monsters and this app will gather textures and colors from your camera to enhance the images. It’s so easy to use that players can focus solely on creativity. Fantastic!