20 Beautiful Examples Of iPad Finger Painting

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Here at hongkiat.com we have always admired the creativity of artists who can create all sorts of art on all sorts of mediums: coffee cups, toilet roll or even coffee (and in 3D). Thanks to great apps like Paper, Procreate and Sketchbook Pro, we are now seeing more and more digital artists showcasing their talent: iPad finger painting.

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Make no mistake, it isn’t easy to draw on iPads (give it a try) and yet these artists made quite wonderful masterpieces. Through an amazing array of techniques, incredible talent and a love of art that is not limited by the choice of canvas, this collection of 20 amazing iPad finger paintings will make you rethink what you can do with your iPad.

iPad Portraits – Celebrity Guests. For the 2013 Macworld iWorld Expo in San Francisco, Kyle created 5 portraits of celebrities on his iPad using Procreate. (Image Source: Kyle Lambert)

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Red Tail. Michael Acosta made this masterpiece with Paper by FiftyThree iPad app. (Image Source: iPadInsight)

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Bryce. Dennis painted this artwork of American actress, Bryce Dallas Howard, on Sketch Club. (Image Source: Dennis Huff)

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EyeCandy. Nikolai created this amazing piece on Procreate. (Image Source: Nikolai Lockertsen)

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Owl. This is just one of the many untitled artworks that Flickr user dcannell5, has created on his iPad. (Image Source: dcannell5)

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Colonnade At Stanford University. Digital artist Christianna took the original photo with her iPhone and edited it on her iPad. (Image Source: Christianna Pierce)

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Newer Model. For the release of Procreate 1.6, Laurent was commisioned to paint this masterpiece. It is a painting of a broken-hearted and disillusioned robot sitting on the floor eating ice-cream. (Image Source: Laurent Canniccioni)

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Study of Jules Bastien Lepage. This iPad artwork was done by London-based artist Edward Ofosu. (Image Source: SaatchiOnline)

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Chinatown. This piece was designed with the intention of having it divided horizontally in the middle, which would result in two separate parts that complement each other. It was done on Procreate. (Image Source: Nikolai Lockertsen)

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A Beautiful Flower. Veronica uses Sketchbook Pro to create this painting of a rabbit taking a nap on a flower. (Image Source: Veronica Minozzi)

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Fairlane. Susan’s grandmother used to have a car like the one depicted in this artwork. This was created using Sketchbook Pro. (Image Source: Susan Murtaugh)

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Whale. Jake Larson finds creating digital art very soothing because he can easily erase or add anything with ease. (Image Source: Telegraph)

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Surprised Kitty. This almost real-life painting of a kitty is an artwork by Olechka. (Image Source: society6)

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Self-Inflicted. Salnavarro drew and painted this caricature painting of Hollywood actor, Sylvester Stallone on his Sketchbook Pro App. (Image Source: iPadpainting)

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Dad & Son. Nikolai painted this piece using Procreate to celebrate his son, Felix’s 4th birthday. (Image Source: Nikolai Lockertsen)

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After The Storm. This painting emphasises the cloud formation above the barn. (Image Source: TRShootr)

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Kiss. Digital artist, Veronica Minozzi painted this on Sketchbook Pro. (Image Source: FineArtAmerica)

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13. Whenever Susan was coming or going to Chicago, she would stop by at Tenuta’s (hence the jar on the right). She created this using Sketchbook. (Image Source: Susan Murtaugh)

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Golden Retriever. The reference photo of the dog is from a Purina ad. Rafael used Procreate to create this almost real-life painting of a dog. (Image Source: Rafael Co)

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Still life with Japanese trawler. Matthew Watkins has painted a Japanese fishing vessel crashing into The Flatiron Building in New York City. He used Procreate on his iPad. (Image Source: Matthew Watkins)

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