17 Best drawing apps on mobile Android, iPhone

If you're looking for a fun and creative way to spend your time, look no further than drawing apps on your mobile device. With so many great options available, there's sure to be an app that's perfect for your needs. Two of the most popular drawing apps are Happy Color® and ibis Paint X. If you're looking for a more pixelated look, Pixel Art is a great option.

App Logo Available On Reviews Downloads Features
1. Happy Color® Happy Color® Icon Android, iOS 4.7/5 244M+ Easy to use, Exclusive designs, Stress relief
2. ibis Paint X ibis Paint X Icon Android, iOS 4.7/5 232M+ 47000+ brushes, Recording function, 84 filters
3. Pixel Art Pixel Art Icon Android, iOS 4.6/5 198M+ 20,000+ images to color, Create your own pixel art
4. PENUP PENUP Icon Android 4.6/5 179M+ Variety of drawing features, Enjoy drawing with friends
5. Sketchbook Sketchbook Icon Android, iOS 4.8/5 146M+ Professional-grade tools, Natural drawing experience
6. Coloring Games Coloring Games Icon Android, iOS 4.1/5 125M+ Paint by numbers, Color by numbers, Free coloring books
7. Picsart Color Picsart Color Icon Android, iOS 4.3/5 72M+ Multiple drawing layers, Fully customizable brushes
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1. Happy Color®

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Easy to use, Exclusive designs, Stress relief


Cost: Happy Color® - Free (Free), Happy Color® - Premium ($9.99)

Happy Color® is a coloring app designed for adults, offering a wide range of intricate and beautiful digital art templates to color by number. With its user-friendly interface and intuitive gameplay, Happy Color® provides a relaxing and therapeutic coloring experience. Users can choose from a vast library of images, including mandalas, animals, landscapes, and more. The app also features a variety of coloring tools and options, allowing users to customize their coloring experience and create stunning digital masterpieces.

Download: Android, iOS

Happy Color® - Easy to use, Exclusive designs, Stress relief

Application information:

Downloads 243,550,454
Features Coloring art game for adults, with varied digital art templates to paint by number.
Pros Stress-relieving and enjoyable way to create digital art.
Cons Some in-app purchases and advertisements may be encountered.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Beverly DeCook: “I really like the variety of pictures. I also like being able to choose the order I color it in. Some apps automatically go in order which I don't like. On my phone though I have had trouble with it freezing when I enlarge for too long and then have to restart my phone 😟I really appreciate the variations of the people pictured-having different ethnicities, ages, and races represented. I wish I could press on a space and have it turn gray though. On the art pictures it would be very helpful!” – 4/5 in Play Store

Izzy: “I avoided downloading this game for the longest time because I thought there was no challenge, no room for imagination, when the colors are set and it's just clicking on the corresponding numbers. But now that I have it, I find it very relaxing, planning out the order to color so its satisfying to watch the animation at the end. And there is challenges in finding those small sections that are easily missed. I love this game.” – 5/5 in Play Store

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2. ibis Paint X

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47000+ brushes, Recording function, 84 filters

ibis Paint X is a feature-packed drawing and painting app available on mobile devices. With over 230 million downloads, it's a popular choice among artists of all skill levels. The app offers a wide range of brushes, pens, and other tools, as well as features like layer support, blending modes, and filters. ibis Paint X is also known for its user-friendly interface and intuitive gestures, making it easy to create beautiful artwork on the go. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned artist, ibis Paint X is a powerful tool that can help you bring your creative vision to life.

Download: Android, iOS

ibis Paint X - 47000+ brushes, Recording function, 84 filters
  • Tags:
  • 47,000+ customizable brushes
  • 21,000+ digital assets
  • Smooth drawing with OpenGL

Application information:

Downloads 231,573,114
Features ibis Paint X is a feature-rich drawing and painting application with over 15,000 brushes, thousands of materials, and many features including stabilizer pens, clipping masks, layer effects, and various rulers.
Pros ibis Paint X is a powerful and versatile drawing and painting app with a wide range of features and a user-friendly interface.
Cons The free version of ibis Paint X includes ads and some features are only available with a paid subscription.

Comments and Reviews from users:

moonvault: “really good app. only problem is that the new vector layer feature makes a problem with my drawings crashing while restoring the artwork file, meaning i have to restore it via playback almost every time i go in or out of a drawing. usually i wouldn't care, but when im multiple hours into a drawing and have to wait multiple minutes to restore the file every time i want to re-enter it it becomes a problem lol” – 4/5 in Play Store

June Brown: “I've been using Ibis Paint for years & can't believe I haven't rated it before now. It's EASILY the best free image editor on Android! (The subscription fee is also cheap & well worth the money.) The UI has gotten a little more confusing over the years, but that's only because it has so many features. You can import images, reorder layers, combine images, etc. I don't know if there's music because I use Sound Assistant to mute most almost everything. Either way, I love this app!” – 5/5 in Play Store

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3. Pixel Art

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20,000+ images to color, Create your own pixel art


Cost: Pixel Art - Color by Number (Free), Pixel Art - Premium ($4.99)

Pixel Art is a highly addictive drawing app that allows users to create beautiful pixel art pictures by filling in numbered squares with the corresponding colors. The app features a wide variety of images to choose from, ranging from simple designs to complex landscapes. Pixel Art is perfect for people of all ages and skill levels, and it's a great way to relax and de-stress. The app is also very user-friendly, with intuitive controls and a simple interface.

Download: Android, iOS

Pixel Art - 20,000+ images to color, Create your own pixel art
  • Tags:
  • Color by Number
  • Relaxing and meditative
  • Over 20,000 images

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

Erin Bodiford: “I've been playing this game for years, and I love it! However, they pushed out a new update that makes the game almost unplayable. Before the update, you could pick a color and just swipe. Now, you pick a color and have to click on the EXACT number that matches before you can swipe to color. It makes the large pictures (the majority of the pictures are large) impossible to complete. Please fix this, or I will uninstall.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Myst Runner: “Been playing for years and it was a relaxing game with non-intrusive ads. Now I pick it back up after the update it's near unplayable. The ads are so intrusive it makes playing the game the exact opposite of the relaxing game it should be. Keep in mind I don't mind ads before or after the puzzles. I don't mind the bottom bar ads but for the love of all the is holy get RID of the ads that come up during the middle of the puzzle. I would do a sub but that price is STEEP. 5.99 usd would be better.” – 2/5 in Play Store

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4. PENUP

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Variety of drawing features, Enjoy drawing with friends


Cost: PENUP - Draw, Color, Share (Free), PENUP - Draw, Color, Share (Offers in-app purchases)

PENUP is a social media platform that allows users to connect and communicate through the medium of art. It is designed for anyone who loves to draw or wants to learn how. Users can share their drawings, discover new art, and connect with other artists around the world. PENUP offers a variety of features to help users create and share their art, including a wide range of brushes, pens, and colors, as well as the ability to add text and stickers to their drawings.

Download: Android

PENUP - Variety of drawing features, Enjoy drawing with friends
  • Tags:
  • Drawing Made Easy
  • Share Your Creations
  • Learn from Others

Application information:

Downloads 179,209,335
Features PENUP provides a variety of drawing tools, such as brushes, pens, and pencils, as well as a wide range of colors and effects. Users can also share their drawings with others, and view and comment on drawings shared by other users.
Pros PENUP is a great way to express your creativity, connect with other artists, and improve your drawing skills.
Cons PENUP can be addictive, and it can be difficult to resist spending hours drawing and browsing through other users' drawings.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Elizabeth Tucker: “I want to love this. I use this to make stickers and bookmarks for my small business. I already felt constricted and now somewhat more so in some ways. The blending brush has been moved and it's worse? I wish you guys would add a symmetry tool. I love being able to copy and paste but when I use this feature or the lasso it makes what I drew and moved look furry/pixelated around the edges. I love being able to save with transparent background. Please consider adding things like symmetry though.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Kasey: “This really sucks after the update. I am a first time galaxy Ultra user and i really liked this when I started, but the update is awful. It was really a great interface before, now brushes + color palette just don't have that wow factor. I will probably be switching to another app for sketching. The coloring is fine i guess though.” – 2/5 in Play Store

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5. Sketchbook

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Professional-grade tools, Natural drawing experience

Sketchbook is a powerful and versatile drawing app that mimics the experience of traditional sketching and painting on your mobile device. With a wide range of brushes, pencils, and other tools, you can create realistic or stylized artwork with ease. Sketchbook also offers layers, blending modes, and other advanced features that give you the freedom to explore your creativity. Whether you're a professional artist or just starting out, Sketchbook is a great choice for creating digital artwork on the go.

Download: Android, iOS

Sketchbook - Professional-grade tools, Natural drawing experience
  • Tags:
  • Natural drawing experience
  • Professional-grade features
  • Highly customizable brushes

Application information:

Downloads 145,716,372
Features Sketch and paint on your device with countless brushes, pencils, and pens.
Pros It's powerful and easy to use, with an inviting interface.
Cons It is only available on the App Store and Google Play.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Bria Hines: “I really like this app bc a lot of other drawing apps are really confusing to me, but this one is easy to use. It's really good for edits and just random drawings. My only issue is that whenever I save a drawing, there are two blank images next to it in the gallery, and whenever I delete them, I can't edit the drawing anymore, so if you fixed that, it would be greatly appreciated.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Vulpine Panther: “!Update: It unfortunately keeps refusing to open saved sketches that are within memory and size limit! More than I expected, but there are some issues. It's a great tool for sketching, but it lacks some features. A full touch lock for pen mode would go a long way, or alternate way navigate/zoom. It also lacks a crop feature (as far as I can tell.) I've also experienced some crashes that required a full reinstall of the app. No significant progress loss thanks to the recovery feature.” – 2/5 in Play Store

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6. Coloring Games

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Paint by numbers, Color by numbers, Free coloring books


Cost: Coloring Games - Learn & Color for Kids (Free), Coloring Games - Learn & Color for Kids (Remove Ads) (1.99)

Dive into a world of colors with Coloring Games, the ultimate drawing app for kids! With a vast palette of vibrant hues and an array of tools, young artists can unleash their creativity. Learn colors, develop fine motor skills, and express themselves through imaginative masterpieces. Coloring Games transforms mobile devices into a digital canvas, making art accessible and enjoyable for children of all ages.

Download: Android, iOS

Coloring Games - Paint by numbers, Color by numbers, Free coloring books
  • Tags:
  • Fun Coloring Games
  • Easy to Understand Interface
  • Drawing and Painting Tools

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

Tony Joffre: “Sorry I wanted to give a real review but my 18month son wouldn't give me phone back. We love all the apps and thank you for the real ad free stuff it's hard to find them. As for this app my son does have a hard time with 2 things. One he's always touching the phone with one thumb so it some times mess up things and he can't select the colors because there to close. If you can give them a bigger select box and separate them more it would make it easier for him. If u can't it's still a great app” – 5/5 in Play Store

Jessica C: “Fun app for toddlers. My little one loves it. The only downside is she gets really upset with the amount of choice of colors. She loves color by number because it limits her crayon choices but doesn't understand the number part and gets frustrated. She'll get there in time and otherwise we love the app. Would just love the ability to limit color choices for some pics.” – 5/5 in Play Store

7. Picsart Color

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Multiple drawing layers, Fully customizable brushes


Cost: Picsart Color - Free (Free), Picsart Color - Premium ($4.99)

Picsart Color is a popular drawing and coloring app available on mobile devices. It offers a wide range of features and tools, including brushes, layers, blending modes, and special effects. Users can create their own artwork from scratch or color in pre-made images. The app also includes a community feature where users can share their work and connect with other artists. With its intuitive interface and powerful features, Picsart Color is a great choice for both beginners and experienced artists alike.

Download: Android, iOS

Picsart Color - Multiple drawing layers, Fully customizable brushes
  • Tags:
  • Infinite Canvas
  • Customizable Brushes
  • Layer Management

Application information:

Downloads 71,824,205
Features Coloring book for adults and kids to relax and de-stress with exclusive brushes & coloring tools, special effects, filters and gradients.
Pros Excellent stress-relieving app with tons of images to choose from.
Cons Some features and images require either watching an ad or in-app purchase to unlock.

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “Great app but sometimes when I minimize it and come back a minute or so later, it basically doesn't save some of my work so I have to do it again. Another time, it totally glitched out and ruined all of my layers, basically having to restart the entire drawing I spent over 10 hours on. Luckily I took a screenshot of it before I minimized it. Please fix this.” – 3/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “I've been using PicsArt for a while and have grown quite attached to it. So I figured I should check out PicsArt Color Paint as well. At first it was very lovely, and simple to use but eventually it started to crash (only a few times however). And during those few times the app crashed all of my progress/work was completely gone. A pop-up asked if I wanted to restore my work, but it never came back. Still a great app, but this issue is too much for me to ignore!” – 2/5 in Play Store

8. FlipaClip

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Frame-by-frame animation, Intuitive user interface


Cost: Free, Premium (19.99)

FlipaClip is a mobile drawing and animation app that empowers you to create stunning animations and share your creativity with the world. With an intuitive interface and a wide range of tools, FlipaClip makes animation accessible to everyone, from beginners to seasoned artists. Whether you're sketching, drawing, or animating, FlipaClip provides a seamless and enjoyable experience, allowing you to bring your artistic vision to life on your mobile device.

Download: Android, iOS

FlipaClip - Frame-by-frame animation, Intuitive user interface
  • Tags:
  • Frame-by-frame animation
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Powerful drawing tools

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

killer zake: “It's good but I have bugs so that flipaclip will go all grey and delete my drawings and I will have to wait for flipaclip to restart. It's truly painful. Please fix this bug it's annoying and it's frustrating. I have also been using flipaclip for 3 years now, and now it's a struggle for a bug to destroy my animation. Thank you for your time.” – 4/5 in Play Store

Izaiah Beliveau: “The app is genuinely GREAT. But there is one thing id like to suggest. Selecting a certain part of the animation and putting it into the past or next frame. Don't get it? Here's an example. Say you've just made a drawing, everything doesn't really look good but the face. You select those parts of the drawing and paste it onto the next frame. But overall, it's good.” – 4/5 in Play Store

9. Infinite Painter

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Realistic brush to canvas interaction, Convert brush strokes into editable shapes


Cost: Infinite Painter (Free) (Free), Infinite Painter (Premium) ($9.99)

Infinite Painter is a versatile drawing and painting app designed for mobile devices. With an intuitive interface and a wide range of realistic brushes, it empowers artists of all levels to create stunning artwork on the go. Its advanced features, such as layers, blending modes, and customizable brushes, provide immense creative freedom. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your artistic journey, Infinite Painter offers an immersive and portable studio experience that unleashes your imagination.

Download: Android, iOS

Infinite Painter - Realistic brush to canvas interaction, Convert brush strokes into editable shapes
  • Tags:
  • Natural brush feel
  • Customizable workspace
  • Layer-based editing

Application information:

Downloads 26,279,131
Features Infinite Painter offers a wide range of features, including a variety of brushes, layers, blending modes, and filters. It also supports pressure-sensitive styluses for a more natural drawing experience.
Pros Infinite Painter is a powerful and versatile painting app that is perfect for both beginners and experienced artists.
Cons Infinite Painter can be a bit expensive, and some users have reported that it can be slow and buggy at times.

Comments and Reviews from users:

a cat: “The paid version of the app is really good. It's very full featured and definitely worth the purchase, but there is one bug I deal with a lot, it might be a RAM management issue. Once I've done a lot of marks on the canvas and have a super long history, sometimes hitting the undo button will crash the app and it deletes the history so I can't undo the thing I tried to undo anymore. I'd really love to see this resolved and I'd gladly go to five stars at that point.” – 4/5 in Play Store

Julia Jenks: “I've been using this app for years now and I'm getting frustrated with a bug that has been annoying me like a fly. When I try and remove a color from my color pallette, it removes a different color. I pick up orange and it removes the purple and keeps the orange. Please fix this bug. I've paid for the full version and I want to keep using it.” – 3/5 in Play Store

10. AR Drawing

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Trace projected picture, Lots of tracing templates


Cost: AR Drawing (Free), AR Drawing Pro ($4.99)

AR Drawing is a mobile app that allows users to draw and paint in augmented reality. With AR Drawing, you can trace a projected picture on paper and color it in, or you can draw freehand in the air. The app also includes a variety of brushes, colors, and textures to choose from. AR Drawing is a great way to learn to draw, or to simply have fun creating your own works of art.

Download: Android, iOS

AR Drawing - Trace projected picture, Lots of tracing templates
  • Tags:
  • AR-assisted tracing
  • Beginner-friendly tutorials
  • Diverse tracing templates

Application information:

Downloads 10,381,183
Features Draw & Paint pictures with step-by-step guidance using Augmented Reality.
Pros Easy to use, Fun and Educational for all ages
Cons Requires a stable internet connection, Not all drawings are available for free

Comments and Reviews from users:

jena lingan: “This app is really helpful. This app seems to have many ads, you just have to be patient. Be patient, you're overreacting, just turn off your wifi or data once you choosed your favorite drawing. Just be patient.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Liza-Jane Drake: “I feel it has great potential and would love to give it more than just 2 stars...but, can't give a good review if the app freezes before I even get a chance to even TRY... 😭” – 2/5 in Play Store

11. Clip Studio Paint

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10,000 layers, 3D model posing, Multi-layer liquify


Cost: Free (Free), Pro ($49.99)

Dive into the world of digital art with Clip Studio Paint, the mobile drawing app that empowers you to create stunning illustrations and paintings. Its intuitive interface and comprehensive toolset make it perfect for both beginners and experienced artists. Unleash your creativity with a wide range of brushes, pens, and pencils, and enjoy seamless integration with the desktop version for a cohesive workflow. Experience the joy of drawing and painting anytime, anywhere with Clip Studio Paint on your mobile device.

Download: Android, iOS

Clip Studio Paint - 10,000 layers, 3D model posing, Multi-layer liquify
  • Tags:
  • 3D model posing
  • 10,000 layers
  • Liquify tool

Application information:

Downloads 8199168
Features Clip Studio Paint offers a wide range of features including a variety of brushes, pens, and pencils, as well as advanced tools for creating comics and manga.
Pros Powerful and versatile drawing and painting app with a user-friendly interface.
Cons Can be expensive, and some features may be difficult to use for beginners.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Avery Elliott (Avi): “On PC, I'm still a loyal customer; however, this app just isn't it. This is one of the only art apps I've used on my Galaxy Note8 that doesn't detect pen pressure (despite having the option to adjust pen sensitivity), which is a big no-no for me. Paired with the "switch to eraser" option that I can't seem to change to a vector eraser, as well as the unoptimized layout (why's there no tool change button?), this app isn't worth more than the free apps available.” – 3/5 in Play Store

Sabrina Doll: “I got this software as a bundle and have been using it for five years. Love it on the laptop, not a huge fan with a drawing tablet, and hate the way it works on the phone. I have a Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, which comes with a stylus. After some trial and error, I upgraded my subscription to access different drawing settings, but turns out I paid $2 more for the exact same thing. Don't know why the pen pressure is only usable during the trial period and completely inaccessible when paid.” – 3/5 in Play Store

12. Tayasui Sketches

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Outils ultra réalistes, Couches, Importation de photos


Cost: Tayasui Sketches: Free, Tayasui Sketches Pro (4.99)

Tayasui Sketches is a mobile drawing app that offers a realistic and intuitive drawing experience. With a wide range of brushes, pencils, and other tools, artists can create stunning sketches, paintings, and illustrations. The app features a user-friendly interface and a variety of features that make it easy to create and share artwork. Tayasui Sketches is perfect for artists of all levels, from beginners to professionals.

Download: Android, iOS

Tayasui Sketches - Outils ultra réalistes, Couches, Importation de photos
  • Tags:
  • Realistic brushes
  • Layers support
  • Import photos

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

anonymous-feline: “App itself is clean enough, brushes are pretty and the layout is nice, but a lot of features are paylocked including layers, which is a bummer and definitely takes away from the rating. The reason why I'm giving it two stars is, like other reviews have said, it crashes every few moments on my chromebook. Becomes completely unresponsive, and I have to restart to get my device working again. I'd really love to see this fixed.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Alisha Bounds (Ali-B): “This is hands down one of the best sketch apps and most realistic in the sense of tools and material. The only thing I'd have to say it's missing would be the ability to create standard and basic geometric shapes and the cut option is very hard to paste. Also the fact that the eyedropper activates when you're trying to do a small area and picks up the color of that small area and forces you to go back and choose the color you want again. It would be handy if it had an option to turn it off.” – 5/5 in Play Store

13. Concepts

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Infinite canvas, Vector-based, Nudge, Slice, Select


Cost: Concepts (Free), Concepts Pro ($9.99)

Concepts is a versatile drawing app for mobile devices that combines the natural feel of sketching on paper with the power of digital tools. With an infinite canvas, users can sketch, plan, take notes, and illustrate without limits. Its intuitive interface and realistic brushes make it easy to create expressive drawings, while powerful features like layers, rulers, and grids provide precision and control. Whether you're a professional artist, designer, or simply enjoy sketching, Concepts empowers you to unleash your creativity on the go.

Download: Android, iOS

Concepts - Infinite canvas, Vector-based, Nudge, Slice, Select
  • Tags:
  • Vector-based
  • Infinite Canvas
  • Nudge, Slice and Select tools

Application information:

Downloads 4.67M
Features Sketch, plan, take notes, & illustrate on an infinite canvas with endless possibilities.
Pros Versatile & customizable, great for brainstorming & ideation, easy to use.
Cons Lacks some advanced features found in dedicated design apps, may be overwhelming for beginners, palm rejection could be improved.

Comments and Reviews from users:

H. L. Gorada: “I'm loving it right now, but there's room for improvement. For example, the ability to rearrange projects on the list, preset brushes for a project so you don't have to reconfigure it for every sketch, rearrange the tools so you don't have to manually edit them, and save a preset of your most used colors. Other than that, Concepts has actually inspired me to start drawing and digital journaling. It's a big help in my notetaking as a STEM student, I can't go back to Samsung Notes anymore.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Sophia Gravina: “Really like the app. I use it both on my phone and computer with graphics tablet. It's a great combination of being both simple and easy to use, but also having enough features to produce quality content. I do find that sometimes when I open it the app has 'forgotten' that I have access to the pro features which is really frustrating. Also would be good to access files between my phone/laptop Would be great to combine shape guides for more complex precision drawing.” – 4/5 in Play Store

14. Kids Coloring & Drawing Games

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160 coloring pages, 10 different themes, Simple and easy to use


Cost: Free, Premium (4.99)

"Kids Coloring & Drawing Games" is a mobile app designed for young children to explore their creativity and imagination through drawing and coloring. It features a wide range of coloring pages with fun and engaging designs, as well as various drawing tools and colors to choose from. The app provides a mess-free and convenient way for kids to express themselves artistically, fostering their fine motor skills, color recognition, and hand-eye coordination. With its intuitive interface and kid-friendly features, "Kids Coloring & Drawing Games" is an excellent choice for parents looking to encourage their children's artistic development and provide them with hours of creative entertainment.

Download: Android, iOS

Kids Coloring & Drawing Games - 160 coloring pages, 10 different themes, Simple and easy to use
  • Tags:
  • Free coloring pages
  • Simple and easy to use
  • 10 different themes

Application information:

Downloads 4,652,785
Features Coloring book with 120+ coloring pages and drawing games for toddlers and preschoolers
Pros Free to download and play, no ads, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers
Cons Some features require an internet connection, limited coloring pages compared to other apps

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “Pros: my toddler loves this coloring app and has been playing this since 18 months, and I believe it has taught her to start coloring within the lines. Really easy for her to navigate and lots of coloring tools and pictures to choose from. First 10 coloring pages or so are free with a couple free tools. The packs aren't ridiculously expensive either. Cons: It occasionally glitches when you color a section, and it will simultaneously erase another section that you previously colored. A little annoying, and it does bother my toddler a bit too. I feel like if I'm putting money into an app, I would like them to use their profits towards repairing this glitch. Also, the app has randomly started running on it's own while my tablet is off too... Not sure if that's an app issue or a device issue though. Overall, I recommend this app among other BimiBoo apps. My 22 month old loves BimiBoo, and I am still willing to keep investing money in these apps provided they continue to provide me with quality gameplay.” – 4/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “My younger siblings love this game, however, no matter what device I install it on, the game always freezes up. It is very frustrating for them and for me, since I purchased the full version of the game.” – 3/5 in Play Store

15. HiPaint

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Light User Interface, Quick Brush Controls, Realistic Brushes


Cost: HiPaint (Free) (Free), HiPaint Pro (Paid)

HiPaint is a powerful and versatile drawing app for mobile devices. With a wide range of brushes, tools, and features, it allows users to create stunning digital paintings, sketches, and animations. The app's intuitive interface and user-friendly design make it accessible to artists of all levels. HiPaint also boasts a vibrant community where users can share their artwork, get feedback, and participate in challenges. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your creative journey, HiPaint is the perfect tool to unleash your artistic potential.

Download: Android, iOS

HiPaint - Light User Interface, Quick Brush Controls, Realistic Brushes
  • Tags:
  • Professional digital painting
  • Easy-to-use drawing app
  • User-Friendly Interface

Application information:

Downloads 2,009,438
Features Digital Painting Sketching&Drawing App. Sketch, Paint, Draw, Animate.
Pros UI is easy to use and navigate.
Cons Limited number of brushes and tools available in the free version.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Xendor Dawnburst: “While I certainly liked using this app, I was constantly having issues with the app taking my drawn curves and turning them into lines with control points! I'm drawing the curves, I don't need the app to undo them and replace it with three points to adjust the line into a curve! If I don't like the curve, I'll erase! If there's a way to turn that feature off, please let me know!” – 3/5 in Play Store

unnamed account: “I enjoy drawing on this app, and I would give it 3.5 stars if I could, but it has a few issues. For starters, it's laggy, especially when I draw with a larger size brush or use liquify. Also, for some reason, I can't undo when animating. Furthermore, it's just tough to use on your phone because of the layout. I don't have a tablet, but I have a feeling that it would work way better on one. I do really like how you can add custom brushes for free though I think that that's amazing.” – 3/5 in Play Store

16. DrawNote

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Infinite canvas, All-in-one notebook, Handwriting recognition


Cost: DrawNote - Lite (Free), DrawNote - Pro ($4.99)

DrawNote is a versatile mobile drawing app that combines a notepad, memo, to-do list, mind mapping, sketching, and drawing capabilities. It offers a comprehensive suite of features for jotting down notes, creating reminders, organizing ideas, brainstorming, and expressing creativity. With its intuitive interface and wide range of tools, DrawNote empowers users to capture, organize, and share their thoughts and ideas effortlessly.

Download: Android

DrawNote - Infinite canvas, All-in-one notebook, Handwriting recognition
  • Tags:
  • Infinite Canvas
  • All-in-One Note Taking
  • Handwriting & Sketching

Application information:

Downloads 1,472,737
Features All-in-one notepad for notes, memo, todo list, mind mapping, sketch, drawing.
Pros User-friendly interface, wide range of features, customizable.
Cons May be overwhelming for some users, occasional bugs and crashes reported.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Nat Rose: “This app could benefit from a few more toolbar features, a lot more template page options, and definitely an upgrade on the featured fonts (it will not allow me to upload any). Nonetheless, I'm surprisingly impressed with everything it has to offer, becoming my new favorite note app. Solid, clean, simple, and easy to use, while (almost) fully-loaded with tools. Plenty of optional customizations to make it best suited for your preference and style. The premium upgrade price is reasonably low too!” – 5/5 in Play Store

David Kay: “This is amazing app if you want to take easy notes. It's very easy to type are draw notes, it's very versatile. If you have a tablet like me and use a stylist this is perfect for using the pen to write your own notes instead of typing, it also has a feature that you can turn on called "Stylist mode" which makes it so touching the screen with your finger won't draw. Overall a great app!” – 5/5 in Play Store

17. ibis Paint

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47000+ brushes, Drawing process recording, 84 filters


Cost: ibis Paint (free), ibis Paint (0,12)

ibis Paint is a feature-rich drawing and painting app available on mobile devices. It offers a wide range of brushes, pens, and other tools to create digital artwork. The app also includes features such as layers, blending modes, and filters. ibis Paint is popular among artists of all levels, from beginners to professionals. It is a versatile app that can be used for a variety of purposes, from sketching and drawing to painting and photo editing.

Download: Android, iOS

ibis Paint - 47000+ brushes, Drawing process recording, 84 filters
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  • 400 Million Downloads
  • 47,000+ Brushes
  • 21,000+ Materials

Application information:

Downloads 183282
Features ibis Paint offers a wide range of features, including over 300 brushes, multiple layers, blending modes, and a variety of tools for drawing, painting, and editing.
Pros ibis Paint is a powerful and versatile drawing and painting app with a user-friendly interface and a wide range of features.
Cons The free version of ibis Paint is limited in terms of features, and some of the more advanced features are only available through in-app purchases.

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “I've been using this app quite a bit. I wasn't happy about the subscription based premium service but found I can live without it anyway. It's quick on my note 10 and I like the desktop level of brush control. But one REALLY annoying thing is that when using a stylus your finger still acts as a brush too. This makes it far too easy to leave marks when zooming that you dont find till far too late. Most programs disable finger touches for painting when using a stylus. This needs to be fixed.” – 4/5 in Play Store

Pineapplelove69 Pinyap: “I've been using Ibis paint x for over a year now, and decided to finally buy the app since I loved the free version so much. Upon trying to draw, the delay between strokes and seeing it appear on the canvas takes from 2-3 seconds. The app literally freezes when I put my stylus down to draw. I've never had any problems with the free version, and yet the paid version appears to be broken. I even installed it onto another phone, same thing. This is upsetting since I genuinely love this app a lot.” – 2/5 in Play Store