iPad Family: Best Children's Educational Apps & Family Friendly iPad Apps Reviewed iPad Family on Twitter iPad Family on Facebook iPad Family on Pinterest

<< GO BACK













Review: Drawing Pad - Darren Murtha Design

Our all time favourite drawing app, this one has it all!

View on the App Store: Drawing Pad - Darren Murtha Design

Features of Drawing Pad - Darren Murtha Design:

  • Great instant art pad.
  • Varied choice of medium and paper colours means there's something for everyone.
  • Instantly sketch what you're seeing.
  • Artistic development of children is important, this app helps!
  • Easy to save, export and eMail your artwork.
Drawing Pad has so much to offer in an easy to use interface that puts lots of artistic resources literally at your finger tips.

A huge range of colours are available in all medium types such as crayons, pencils, markers, stencils, stickers and paintbrushes. 

You can also choose from a large variety of paper types and colours which means that anything is possible and your picture just keeps changing as you explore your artist's palate.

Your creations are very easy to save and export. This app may be a little too much for younger children (under 4) simply because there is so much choice, we found it best for the adults to share what is possible first, and then let the children's imaginations run wild!

We use Drawing Pad during almost every creative iPad turn. It's the first app the little kids reach for when creating a new drawing on the iPad.

It's amazing now to get emailed drawings from the children's iPad turns which I now add to iPhoto on my iMac and I can still print them out and stick them up around the house! Great app all round.


This iPad App is recommended by: iPad Mum - Google Plus

Our RATING:

10 out of 10!

Age Group:

All Ages

Let them go for it. Artistic development STOPS when you stop drawing. Most people are stuck at about age 12, some around 17 and a few who are still developing. Make sure you (and your child) continue to explore the simple pleasure of drawing and painting... virtually. Thanks to the iPad. No reading required.

Popular iPad Blogs:

All iPad Blog Articles

Our Family's iPad Blog which includes articles about our life and experiences with iPad. The iPad is the most advanced educational device on the planet. We use iPad for working, playing and educating ourselves and our children...

Children & iPad

iPad is the ultimate tool for a digital native... kids. Give them the best opportunity to learn and express themselves. These iPad Blogs are OUR TAKE on Children & iPad...

iPad & Creativity Blog

Art has proven to be a vital stimulus for ongoing creative thinking and lifelong learning... Creativity is paramount to a successful future. iPad has brought creativity TO LIFE. Read about how iPad has made a difference to being creative...

iPad & Productivity

Making productive use of your iPad takes a little organisation. Get the right apps and learn how to utilise them.

iPad Accessories

iPad has accessories and add-ons that make using it faster and easier... and more incredible!

iPad Education Blog

For educators at school or at home, the iPad is the best educational device ever created... and here's why we think we should use the iPad in Education.

iPad Essentials

There are a few Essential Tips that make using your iPad more productive and enjoyable including making your iPad prettier, using it more effectively, and finding things fast...

iPad Games Blog

Our Family's iPad Games Blog. Sharing all the fun of owning an iPad and the insights we've received from playing games... remember games are educational too!

iPad How-to

iPad How - To: How to do some of the most important things on your iPad. These articles share some of the common how-to questions for iPad including setup for children...

iPad in the Family

Many things changed when iPad entered the family. Even more now that there are 5 iPads in the Family

iPad Setup & First Steps Journal

Getting your iPad Setup is the first step in making the most out of your new device.

iPad Setup for Children

Want to know how to set up that iPad for your child? Essential settings before handing your child an iPad...

Practical Ways to Use Your iPad

These excerpts are from iPadFamily.com.au's live iPad Workshop detailing 101 practical ways to use your iPad




- - - - - -

View the TOP 10 movies in the iTunes Store!

- - - - - -