You probably use your mobile devices for everything from keeping in touch with loved ones to finding out who won the big game and browsing the news. But did you know that your smartphones and tablets are also great for sparking a little creativity?
It’s true. There are tons of apps out there that you can download to your Android devices that promote the creative side of everyone. You can find apps that let you color, draw, design and brainstorm new creative ideas. So next time you want to try your hand out at some creative endeavor, try out these apps and see if they can help you get your creative juices flowing.
Coloring Book for Me & Mandalas
One of the best childhood joys is sitting on the couch, or lying on the floor, with a coloring book spread out and colored pencils tracing shades and lines without a care in the world. This coloring book app for Android phone let both kids and adults experience the calming joy of coloring from anywhere you want.
The app features over 25 color palettes that have eight colors in each, giving you the creative control to color your designs to suit your mood: vibrant and exciting, earth tones and soft, muted palettes are all available. You can choose from a variety of designs as well, from geometric patterns and mandalas to animals like bears and butterflies and even human beings.
Coloring Book for Me is constantly updated, so you will always have something new to color. You can add after effects and you can even share your finished works through social media.
Are you in the mood to do something creative, but can’t figure out just what it is you want to accomplish? This app can help you figure out what to do to satisfy your creative cravings.
The app is populated with creative posts by other users and can range from simple arts and crafts to more intensive projects that can take you a weekend to complete. You can also share any ideas you have for others. Finished projects can be posted and “liked” as with social media, so you can easily find the most popular projects to try yourself whenever you want.
This fun artistic app is a little different from other sketching apps. You use individual pixels to build anything from icons to characters.
The app uses a simple, two-fingered gesture interface that lets you move and manipulate pixels to create whatever you want. You can use a grid to line up your pixels or you can freestyle on a blank sheet. You can easily save and load different projects and you can choose many different file extensions to find the one that suits you best. The app is easy to use and the possible creations are endless.
Next time you feel like getting a little creative, reach for your Android device with these apps and see what you can create!
Nicholas Powell could be described as a hippy, in a good way! He’s a free spirit who uses artwork, meditation, and yoga to earn enough money to pay his expenses.