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Create, Share and View Gorgeous Artwork with These iPad Apps

If you enjoy creating amazing artwork or simply appreciate art in general, then you will love these iPad apps. They are designed for artists, collectors, and those who like to explore works of art from around the world.

Sketch and Draw

Capture your ideas and creations on your iPad anywhere you go. These apps let you sketch, draw, and design what’s on your mind.

Paper by WeTransfer

Your note-taker, sketchbook, and diagramming tool.

Paper by WeTransfer

Swipe to stylize

For those who want to take simple notes, draw sketches, or annotate photos.

This one burst onto the scene and immediately became the darling of artists and non-artists alike. It is just so easy to pick up and start using, with or without a stylus. Its free price tag makes it an absolute must-download, though of course, in-app purchases unlock even more features. It's simply beautiful on the iPad's retina display and a pleasure to use.

Why we love it

Paper is simple to use and comes packed with a ton of useful tools that make note-taking, photo annotation, and drawing easy.

Linea Sketch

Sketch and Write With Ease

Linea Sketch

It is Simple

For those who want to write and sketch on iPad in an uncomplicated way.

Linea comes with a wide range of pre-defined colors or you can customize colors with a single tap. Auto-generated tints and shades are also included. Simplified layers are easy to merge or rearrange. A Touch Eraser allows you to wipe the screen clean with ease.

Why we love it

There's a lot of sketchpad apps on the App Store and Linea doesn't offer anything new in terms of the features it provides. However, if you're new to digital sketching, Linea is a great product to consider.

Bamboo Paper

Get your bamboo on

Bamboo Paper

Your digital sketchbook

For those who need a professional art app.

Wacom's app makes it easy for anyone to capture notes or sketch while they're on-the-go. The app has a beautiful interface that is intuitive to use and organizing everything is a breeze, since you can make different notebooks for every category. The app contains powerful tools that make it possible to create some fine art or handwriting, and there is precision for those of you who are using a professional stylus or Apple Pencil. You can even use the finest point there is to draw more details in or write finer lines, resulting in more notes per page. It's a digital notebook that anyone would want to use.

Why we love it

Bamboo Paper is a sleek and simple app that is friendly enough for anyone to use but also provides a ton of powerful options to get professional results.

Paint and Create

That colorful masterpiece is just a tap away. Paint interesting patterns, eye-catching pictures, or realistic portraits with these handy tools.

HuePaint

HuePaint

Norbyte

HuePaint

For those who want a painting app with great features and Apple Pencil support.

HuePaint lets you create beautiful digital works of art using the colorful painting tools Tie-Dye Brush, Hue Brush, Shaded Brush, and Standard Brush. You will also find a powerful smudge tool that lets you blend and smoothen colors together, as well as an ordinary eraser. With Apple Pencil Support you can change characteristics depending on how you use the Pencil (pressure, tilt).

Why we love it

HuePaint helps you create amazing paintings with a terrific tool set.

ArtRage

ArtRage

Ambient Design Ltd.

ArtRage

For those who want a painting app that supports iPad Pro and Apple Pencil.

ArtRage offers the most advanced simulation of real paint on your iPad, taking full advantage of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil! Get creative on a digital canvas with smearing, blending oils, delicate watercolor, and much more! ArtRage allows you to create your own masterpiece without the mess and expense.

Why we love it

ArtRage is a great, full-featured painting that that supports Apple Pencil.

Study and Learn

Learn about famous works, study techniques from the greats, and experience art through and through with these awesome apps.

DailyArt
DailyArt

DailyArt

Moiseum

Every day get inspired by beautiful classic, modern and contemporary art masterpieces and read short stories about them. Join the community of over 1.000.000 art lovers, for whom DailyArt is something that enlightens their day, every day. For free. Now available in English, Chinese Simplified, German, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian and Turkish. New translations will come soon!

Furthermore:
- Explore and search the collection of more than 2000 masterpieces,
- Read 700 artist biographies and information about 500 museum collections,
- Add masterpieces to your favorites,
- Easily find DailyArts which you haven't seen yet,
- Share everything among your family and friends,
- Set up your account and use DailyArt on multiple devices your phones, tablets, iWatches :]
- Use dark mode!
- And what's the most important - enjoy art <3

Do you want to know why van Gogh cut off his ear? Or who is the lady on Picasso's portrait? How Jackson Pollock created his paintings? Open DailyArt and find out. According to Time Magazine, VentureBeat and Mashable, DailyArt is a must-have app for all art lovers.

- "Even if you already know the work, you may not know all the fascinating details the app serves up on the backstory of the art." - Victor Luckerson, Time Magazine

- “DailyArt is your daily dose of classic paintings, serving up a proverbial shot of espresso to awaken the inner culture vulture in you (...) One of the best 12 educational apps of 2012" - Paul Sawers, The Next Web.

- "With its superb images and informative biographical blurbs, DailyArt is perfect for those looking to add some culture to their day." - Kelly Hodgkins, TUAW

Learn something new about art every day - you just need two minutes. Download your espresso shot of art, for free - with no ads, just pure art.

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Art Authority for iPad
Art Authority for iPad

Art Authority for iPad

Open Door Networks, Inc.

"Best iPad Reference App" -- App Store editorial team. Art Authority for iPad transports you to an enthralling, real-world art museum filled with works by over 1500 of the western world's greatest artists, from ancient times to today. 100,000 paintings and sculptures, organized into eight period-specific rooms, each room a gateway to a whole museum's worth of art. Choose an artist by movement or name, and become instantly immersed in an exhibition devoted just to that artist. Search for and compare different artists' works by title, subject or location, or just wander at random and get lost in the art.

"An experience unlike any other" -- The NY Times. Art Authority's works are professionally framed and hung on textured walls, accompanied by title, date and other details. Works are displayed chronologically, with previews of related items providing added context. You can learn about an artist's life and works, or travel beyond the bounds of a traditional museum and view and compare works in a full-screen slideshow or scrolling thumbnail display. You can see and understand the actual size of works through "Art Real Size," and with "Art Like This" you can even view exhibits of similar works.

Does something really catch your eye? Purchase a museum-approved reproduction and take it home with you!

"Visually dazzling" -- MacObserver. There are period overviews, timelines, histories and videos. From the earliest creative pieces to the latest modern and contemporary works, Art Authority provides a stunningly displayed, carefully selected, well organized view of the western art world. It's part world-class art museum, part academic reference library and part digital coffee-table book. It's also part magic. An art musem like no other!

Art Authority features include:

- Access to gigabytes worth of art optimized for quality and download speed through our servers (works still under copyright come from authorized servers)
- Early, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Impressionist, Modern, Contemporary and American rooms
- Dozens of artists per room, listed by movement or nationality
- Period overviews, timelines and histories
- A searchable index of all 1500+ artists, as well as for each room
- Searchable indexes of major titles, subjects and locations
- Art Real Size: instantly see and understand the actual size of works
- Art Like This: view works similar to the one you're looking at
- Art Near Me: search for art based on your location
- Shuffle: continuous random display of all art, or by period or genre
- Captions with work title, date, location and other details
- Hyperlinks provide access to in-depth information on artists, major works and locations
- Access to videos on hundreds of works
- Full-screen slideshow display, with user-settable transitions, Ken Burns motion effect, music
- Gallery-like, scrolling thumbnail view shows how works have evolved over time, aids in comparisons and exploration
- Offline access to works previously viewed
- Save works to Favorites or the Photos app
- Share works through social networks, mail and AirDrop
- Search for artists, locations, periods and previously viewed titles directly through SpotLight
- Purchase framed, museum-approved reproductions from 1000Museums.com

Also available for iPhone and Macintosh, and through Art Channel on Apple TV.

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Louvre Guide Full Edition
Louvre Guide Full Edition

Louvre Guide Full Edition

Vusiem Tour Guides Ltd

You have planned for your visit, purchased your tickets, now is the time to take control and make the most of your day. With this app you can

- Use the Route planner to design your itinerary
- Use Interactive maps to navigate around the museum
- Take guided short tours from 2 hours to 6 hours
- Enjoy excellent images and descriptions of 900 highlights
- Play the audio on your headphones or earphones
- Once downloaded, use the app sans a wifi or data connection

You have now got it all. The app also provides a number of tours of the Museum, both long and short, where within the space of a few hours, you can have a sneak preview of its whopping collection. Within this short period of time, thanks to the app, you can cover great ground, navigate the length and breadth of the museum without getting lost and see some of the most famous highlights.

- Greek antiquities.....Venus de Milo, Victory of Samothrace
- Roman sculptures.. Borghese gladiator, Borghese vase, Michelangelo's slaves
- Italian Renaissance paintings.. Mona Lisa, Wedding feast at Cana
- North European paintings by Rembrandt and Van Dyck
- Large format French paintings by Delacroix and Ingres
- Ancient Egyptian sarcophagi, mummies and scriptures
- The famous code of Hammurabi
- Sculptures from France and the rest of Europe
- Decorative arts including Napoleon III apartments
- Artefacts of Africa, America and Oceania
- Islamic art and more to name a few.

If you do wish to chart your own course, designing you own itinerary is easy as pie. So is finding a room or searching for an object or playing an audio number. The guide has been designed with you in mind, to save you time and hassle and with the aim to give you nothing but the best time at the Louvre. So download and enjoy the app!

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Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide

Van Gogh Museum Visitor Guide

Maria Monti

After collecting travellers info about the Van Gogh Museum and the city of Amsterdam we have developed this tour guide based on visitors advice and experiences.

Mobile guide 100% offline developed for all those travellers willing to discover the great masterpieces.

Containing:
- Introduction
- History
- Art Thefts
- Vincent van Gogh Biography
- Works from Nuenen (1880–1885)
- Works from Antwerp (1886)
- Works from Paris (1886–1888)
- Works from Arles (1888–1889)
- Works from Saint-Rémy (1889–1890)
- Works from Auvers-sur-Oise (1890)
- Practical Information
- Access to a complete Travel Guide of Amsterdam with public transportation, zoomable street maps 100% offline and daily itineraries to spend the most of your time visiting this magnificent city.
- Access to Anne Frank House and Stedelijk Museum, Rijksmuseum Visitor Guides

Get the most out of your visit!!


Note: This app contains IAPs for you to enjoy and discover the best out of your visit

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Do It All

All-in-one art apps let you explore everything from painting to sketching to unique design. These apps give you all the tools you need.

Procreate

Procreate is a must-have

Procreate

Professional results

For any professional artist.

This is a deceptively simple app with a devoted following. The focus is on brushes (there are eight) rather than tons of different art tools. The interface is uncluttered and the app doesn't have the "bloat" associated with some of the more feature-heavy apps. Even with just a few tools in its repertoire, this app is a fantastic means for artists to create amazing works of art. It's also an easy-to-use app for doodlers.

Why we love it

Procreate is simple enough for anyone to use, but the best results will be made by those who know what they're doing. The app has plenty of powerful tools to help you create your next masterpiece.

Adobe Photoshop Sketch

Sketch with the power of Adobe

Adobe Photoshop Sketch

For Photoshop power users who want to take their skills to go

Adobe Photoshop Sketch includes powerful tools you love from the desktop app, including pencils, pens, markers, erasers, acrylic, ink brush, soft pastels, and watercolor paint brushes. And your Apple Pencil will get you drawing and painting in no time. You can also use Photoshop's trademark layers feature to add depth and complexity that would be way harder using real, physical paper.

Why we love it

We love Photoshop's wealth of features, and having them available wherever we are is a huge sell. Our skills aren't quite good enough to do them all justice, but it's nice to know they're there if we ever get better at arting.

Tayasui Sketches

Tayasui Sketches

Tayasui.com

Doodle on what feels like real paper

For those looking to create the most realistic drawings on their mobile device.

Sketches is the most realistic, versatile and user-friendly sketching app designed for a mobile device. This exhaustive artist's toolbox helps users create dazzling sketches, cheerful paintings and smashing illustrations on the go. It has a ton of features and has stylus support.

Why we love it

Tayasui Sketches offers awesome tools for sketches, paintings, and more.

Design and Transform

If you want your own art studio that you can visit on your iPad anytime, check out these full-featured apps for your designs.

Astropad Standard

Astropad Standard

Astro HQ

For those who want an iPad drawing tool for Mac that supports most any application and stylus.

Astropad Standard lets you transform your iPad into an artistic tool for your Mac. It supports popular applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Pixelmator. Draw, paint, and animate with ease using your chosen stylus or Apple Pencil. You can also take advantage of features like retina resolution, palm rejection, pinch to zoon, and customizable shortcuts.

Why we love it

If you want an accurate tool for your Mac, Astropad Standard for iPad is a terrific choice.

ArtStudio for iPad -Paint&Draw

Unleash your inner artist

ArtStudio for iPad -Paint&Draw

Feels like real painting

For those who enjoy drawing, sketching, and painting

ArtStudio is another option for those wanting to create artwork on their iPad. The app includes 30 brushes. These include pencils, brushes, a wet brush, an eraser, a smudge tool, an airbrush and many more. The app also includes a text tool to add captions or other text to your painting. The app also includes 17 drawing lessons. These are great for those that still need to learn how to draw effectively. The app will also simulate brush pressure to help your paintings look more realistic. The app can also insert various images onto six different layers. The app includes many more features and is a great alternative to the essential apps.

Why we love it

ArtStudio is a fairly simple app that is easy enough for anyone, even non-artists, to understand and use. However, if you do require some serious drawing tools, this app still provides quite a punch.

Read and Explore

Where you are an artist or collector, immerse yourself in the world of art with magazine apps. Travel the globe viewing galleries, museums, pieces of artwork you never thought you would see.

Opera Magazine

Opera Magazine

Opera Magazine Limited

Recently described (in The Daily Telegraph) as ‘the bible of the industry’, OPERA has been the world’s leading commentator on the lyric stage for almost 60 years.

The free Opera application includes access to selected pages from the current issue. Within the application you can purchase access to the complete issue and an archive of back issues extending to August 2006. Issues are not sold individually - for the duration of your subscription you have access to every issue in this archive.

During your subscription you can sync back issues to your device. These will remain in place if your subscription expires, unless your device removes them (for example when running low on disk space). Re-downloading issues requires a current subscription.

• Swipe or tap the page edges to flip to next/previous page.
• Use the animated thumbnail view to flick through the pages.
• Pinch or double-tap pages to zoom.
• Switch between single or double-page view.
• Search the current issue or the archive.
• Tap any page links to web sites, email addresses, phone numbers or maps.
• Tap contents-page links to jump to a particular article.
• Sync the latest issue to your device for offline reading (requires wi-fi).
• Sync additional back issues by tapping the stars beside their names (requires wi-fi).
• Network connection required otherwise.

We recommend first running the app within a wi-fi area so it can sync the latest issue to your device - after that you can use it anywhere. Subscribers will receive new issues automatically via Newsstand.

Subscriptions are available within the app at the following prices:

£5.99 per month
£54.99 per year

In addition, please note the following standard features of auto-renewable iTunes subscriptions:

• Your payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.
• Subscriptions will renew automatically unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period.
• Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period.
• You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renewal by going to your Account Settings in iTunes after purchase.
• No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.


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Creative Artist

Creative Artist

Zinio Pro

Australia's number 1 publisher of Art magazines has created the best Art magazine. This magazine brings the best of all types of art and explores the whole of the art world. Meet inspiring artists using all forms of mediums including drawing. Also each issue we will meet an amazing photographer who will provide a workshop so you can take great photos to enhance your art work. With regular features on how to set up the perfect studio and road test products. We will also visit galleries from all over the world and local exhibitions and art fairs.

Pricing for subscriptions available:
• Single issue: 6.99 AUD
• 1 year subscription: 30.99 AUD, automatically renewed until cancelled

When purchasing through iTunes your account will be charged at confirmation of purchase.
Your subscription will auto-renew unless you turn this off 24 hours before the subscription runs out. You can turn off auto-renewal at any time from your iTunes account settings.
You can manage your subscription through your account settings after purchase on your device.
No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period

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Art New Zealand

Art New Zealand

Zinio Pro

The best coverage of New Zealand's visual arts.

Pricing for subscriptions available:

• Single issue = ($9.99), automatically renewed until cancelled.
• 6 months = ($17.99), automatically renewed until cancelled.
• 1 year subscription = ($30.99), automatically renewed until cancelled

When purchasing through iTunes your account will be charged at confirmation of purchase.

Your subscription will auto-renew unless you turn this off 24 hours before the subscription runs out. You can turn off auto-renewal at any time from your iTunes account settings.

You can manage your subscription through your account settings after purchase on your device.

No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

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Art Almanac

Art Almanac

nextmedia Pty Ltd

Art Almanac is a monthly briefing on national art news, reviews and exhibitions. Since 1974, Art Almanac has proudly published the most comprehensive gallery exhibition listings in the country.
The magazine features extended exhibition reviews and a national roundup of current shows as well as a dynamic and comprehensive online offering.

*Back issues and future issues are available for purchase within the App.

Future issues are also available through the following auto-renewing subscription(s):

-6 months at $24.99 AUD
-1 Year $39.99AUD
-1 Month $4.49AUD
-1 issue $4.49AUD

The subscription will include the current issue if you do not already own it, and subsequently published future issues. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. This subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period, your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. The cost of the renewal will match the initial subscription price.
You may turn off auto-renewing subscriptions by going to your user’s Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during your active subscription period.
Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription to the publication, where applicable

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