A blog called accreditedonlinecolleges.org http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/blog/2009/100-most-educational-iphone-apps/ recently released a list of the top 100 educational iphone apps. Below are the apps pertaining to art. Some are free and some have a fee.
- Brooklyn Museum Mobile Collection. If you don’t live close enough to explore the Brooklyn Museum, then download this app to browse their collection.
- Art Envi Deluxe. Like having a giant museum in your phone, this app contains works by famous artists as well as specialized categories such as Japanese art.
- Art. Learn all about great artists and their works with this app that also lets you quiz yourself.
- Pencil Pusher. This app allows you to draw as if with a pencil. Write, erase, choose from a variety of backgrounds, choose colors, and more.
- Art Gallery Premium. With over 7,500 works of art in this database, you can bring up your favorite work of art on your iPhone or browse to learn about other artists.
- Kaleido. Art lovers can boost their creativity by taking photos and creating kaleidoscope effects with this app.
- Bonsai. Learn the traditional art of bonsai care with this app that allows you to adjust water, trim the tree, and monitor its overall health.
- Photo Lab Daily. This free version allow you to take a photo with your iPhone and, one time a day, use the Photo Lab tools to enhance your photos. There is a version available for a fee if you want to do more than once a day.
- MyPaint Free. Finger paint on a blank canvas or use one of your photos from your photo roll to tap into your artistic talent.