App of the Week: Create art like never before

By Laura Devaney
August 11th, 2014

Different art and drawing modes put users in control

draw-artName: Drawing Desk

What is it? With more than 1,000,000 users worldwide, Drawing Desk is bundled with 4 different drawing modes named as Kids Desk, Doodle Desk, Sketch Desk and Photo Desk, each dedicated to give unique experiences.

Best for: Students and teachers

Price: Free; in-app purchases available

Requirements: iOS 7.0 or later


  • 3D brushes, full color pallet, undo and redo functions, and smooth erasing functions are also added similar to the Kids Desk
  • A collection of stamps and stickers are included
  • Users have the ability to import images from Facebook, instagram and other networks directly to canvas
  • Photo Desk helps users to edit their images within a moment by tapping the screen
  • A collection of stamps and stickers, magic brush stroke effects, vibrant frames, and live brushes are included in Photo Desk
  • Drawing on the web will allow users to import photos from Facebook, Instagram, flickr and Picasa to the drawing canvas and export their drawings to popular social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter using a single touch

Link: iTunes

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura