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Art Authority for Mac - Open Door Networks, Inc.

Art Authority lets you become what the title suggests, with over than 1,000 Western artists and more than 40,000 works to learn about, this app is a must have to increase your art knowledge. Sketchbook comes in many versions, all with an intuitive interface.
Art Authority

InstaPaint - Applest

By Applest
InstaPaint is a Microsoft Paint clone for OS X - in other words, a basic picture editor that even kids will find easy to use.


 Art Studio - Soft Station
Art Studio
By Soft Station

With features including 30 brushes, filters, layers, masks, a text tool, and clone tool. Currently offering  drawing lessons including animals, humans, 3D and perspective, this app is perfect for the beginner. 
Art Studio

Artfinder - Art and Exhibitions at Your Fingertips - Art Discovery Limited
The Artfinder app, which is released in partnership with the Dulwich Picture Gallery, will be available in the Apple’s App Store from Monday, and will allow users to take a picture of any painting in the current exhibition and find out more information about it. Visitors to the Dulwich Picture Gallery, can download the app for £1.99 and then take a photo of any of the paintings in the Twombly and Poussin exhibition. The Artfinder app will scan the image, taking a digital fingerprint of it, recognise it and pull together information on that particular artwork and send it to your device. The user can share the images on Facebook or Twitter.

Jackson Pollock" by Miltos Manetas
oad picture from library, or take photo with camera to use as background and paint on top
- easier to fill screen by holding down finger(s)
- more vibrant random colors
Jackson Pollack

iDraw! - Ishay Weinstock
By Ishay Weinstock
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iDraw is a simple drawing app.

Draw with your finger, change paintbrush color and width, add an automatic shape and change your background image.


artMatch -, Inc.
The artMatch™ application provides a fresh new way to access’s collection of over a million works– whenever inspiration strikes! Imagine walking down the streets of your favorite city and spotting a work of art you love. It’s now possible to find, frame, and purchase that art in a snap.

Artboard - Mapdiva, LLC
By Mapdiva, LLC

Artboard is simple and direct vector drawing software for creating your own graphics and illustrations.

Based on the latest Mac technologies and thoughtfully designed tools, Artboard is simple to use to get you going fast, yet powerful enough to meet your everyday drawing needs.


SketchBook Pro - Autodesk Inc.
Sketchbook Pro
Wired magazine's "5 Must-Have iPad Apps" . Choose from high quality digital pencils, pens, markers and airbrushes, and then use the multi-touch interface to create your own, beautiful work of art. The app comes with 60 preset brushes with the ability to install 90 additional brushes and stamp brushes from the store.
Sketchbook Pro

iDraw - Indeeo, Inc.
iDraw, a feature-packed vector drawing and illustration app. Fully customizable grid and margins to vector brushes and customizable shape drawing tools.

OmniGraffle - The Omni Group
OmniGraffle can help you make graphic documents quickly by keeping lines connected to shapes even when they’re moved, providing powerful styling tools, and  organizing diagrams with just one click. OmniGraffle Pro for Mac is the professional edition of OmniGraffle; a standard edition is also available for half the price.  OmniGraffle is also available for iPad.

 Art Directors Toolkit - Code Line
Art Directors Toolkit (ADT) is the "Designer’s On-screen Toolset" for artists and designers working with digital media. ADT works by stealth whether using Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver or any tool to create digital media and websites. ADT provides all of the calculations and information designers need on a daily basis.
Ar Directors Toolkit

InstaPaint - Applest
InstaPaint is a Microsoft Paint clone for OS X - in other words, a basic picture editor that even kids will find easy to use.

SketchBook Express - Autodesk Inc.
Autodesk SketchBook® Express for Mac is a fun and intuitive drawing application. Get a taste of the SketchBook Pro experience with SketchBook Express. Use professional-grade tools and brushes to create and save flattened images to your Mac.

iArt Pro - T-bone, LLC
iart pro for kids

iArt Pro - T-bone, LLC

Paint Canvas is a paint app with the photo effects tool for OS X similar to Microsoft Paint. It provides users the basic tool to draw quickly.

Paint Canvas