Painting Apps, Games, and Websites

Painting practice without the mess! These standout art picks give kids endless ways to express themselves, get inspired, and make their way to the walls of the Louvre. And for even more top tools to spark the creative genius in your child, check out our Modern Kids' Guide to Creativity

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Intro to Colors, by Montessorium App Poster Image
Rich exploration of color covers the basics and beyond.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Paint Sparkles Draw - my first colors HD ! App Poster Image
Magical effects are a fun twist, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2012)
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Singing Fingers HD App Poster Image
Creative blend of fingerpainting + sound = audio art.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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PlayART by Tapook App Poster Image
Mimic masters to make art in unique creative experience.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
(2013)
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Art Academy: Home Studio Game Poster Image
Excellent teaching tool for aspiring artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
(2015)
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Art Set App Poster Image
Deluxe creative tool will wow artists young and old.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Imagine Artist Game Poster Image
Excellent art sim lets players' creative sides flourish.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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MoMA Art Lab App Poster Image
Creative play is backbone of MoMA’s well-rounded art app.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2013)
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Art Academy Game Poster Image
Thorough, fun lessons will genuinely help your art.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
(2010)
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Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone Game Poster Image
Outstanding painting software can make anyone an artist.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
(2012)
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Brushes 3 App Poster Image
Painting app offers lots of options for creative expression.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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Color Uncovered App Poster Image
Interactive science app packed with info, nifty experiments.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2011)
(2011)
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Google Art Project Website Poster Image
Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
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Autodesk Sketchbook App Poster Image
Impressive creation tool for teens serious about art.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
(2013)
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Teen Ink Website Poster Image
Creative, supportive forum for teens to share their work.
URL: http://www.teenink.com
(2009)
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ArtStudio - Draw, Paint and Edit Photo App Poster Image
Create amazing art with ease; some nudes in online gallery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2013)
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