The daily grind affords us little time between going to work and running errands to channel our creative side.
Fortunately, the world of mobile applications has given us the perfect means of escape from our professional lives, inviting us to channel our inner artists and unleash our creativity.
The following are our favorite arty-farty iOS apps for developing your inner artist, whether your medium be craft, design, painting... Some come with instructions, others are a blank canvas to let you run wild!
We couldn't compose a list of creative apps without mentioning Pinterest. Duh. The ever-popular social network is the perfect place to learn how to make arts and crafts, and get inspiration for everything from new hairstyles to wedding favors.
With Pinterest, you can develop your arty side and share your creations with the world. The list of possibilities is as endless as the community: don't miss out.
Instructables is a popular app loaded with contributions from 'Handy Andy's' all over the world. Have you joined the DIY revolution yet?
Pick a project, follow the instructions, and share your own experiences so that others can benefit from your knowledge in technology or crafts. Instructables is a very complete app where most items are in English.
Adult coloring books are big right now, but sometimes a bit bulky to take with you if you're on the move. Colorfy is a portable version with a ton of beautiful black and white illustrations for you to bring to life. Let your creativity fly and use the different pencils to color each of the drawings, which are organized into themed categories. The design is amazing and the usability couldn't be any better.
If you want to take things a step further, AutoDesk provides a comprehensive and interactive drawing services, suitable for more professional or experienced users.
In this case, SketchBook is the perfect app for sketching, with a multitude of functions: layers, colors, brushes, zoom and other useful tools. You'll enjoy the clean, polished, and professional-looking interface and quick access to a blank canvas when you're itching to draw.