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By Jacqueline Rupp, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Great image-editing tool for all ages; skip the interaction.

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age 9+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 6+

New app is better.

I think that sumopaint is good, but sumopaint 2.0 is better! It's at All the features are free right now, so my kids prefer it!
age 10+

Sumo paint idiots

These people don't listen to you when you tell them to cancel a membership. Instead, they keep taking your money. Despite many times emailing customer service to cancel it.

Is It Any Good?

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Move over Photoshop, Sumopaint lets you in on all the effects that up to now have been reserved for the pros, or those who wanted to drop a few hundred bucks on imaging software. With this site you can do it all, from painting a pretty picture to creating mesmerizing effects with tools like the symmetry brush and kaleidoscope filter. These tools are sure to bring out the kid in everyone. Forget about the possibilities for wowing audiences with school reports, cartoons, and professionally done design work, this online application is just plain fun to experiment with. The computer app does all the work, making you look like a design pro without even trying.

Users can post comments on profile pages that exhibit artwork. Sometimes (though rarely) users harshly criticize pieces. Gallery comments aren't filtered, so parents may want to watch out for questionable posts. The profile pages are like social networking profiles and users can collect "contacts" like friends, but the only way to connect is on the profile page.

Website Details

  • Subjects: Arts: drawing, painting, photography
  • Skills: Tech Skills: digital creation, using and applying technology, Creativity: imagination, making new creations
  • Genre: Creating
  • Pricing structure: Paid, Free
  • Last updated: September 10, 2021

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