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Express your inner Artist

The PENUP app is a social network for people who like to draw and interact with fellow creative types.
It's a thriving art community right on your Galaxy smartphone.

Galaxy Note10 front view and art work below, created by wandering_girl. The art work describes a girl sitting at a window and reading a book. A hand holding S Pen and drawing a picture on the device screen.

Create and Talk about Art

Create and upload your work for the PENUP community to see, comment on, like and repost. You can also do the same on art shared by others. The pieces you repost will be saved in a separate folder in your Collection.

PENUP main screen image at the center, and four artworks are displayed around. (Fish of Galaxy by wandering_girl, Untitled by carles, olivera by carles, A door of the white desert by wandering_girl)

Learn to draw via Live Drawing

Lets you learn how to draw as you trace on top of the video clip.
Also, enjoy watching the process of a drawing in diverse categories.

A screenshot of the ”Live Drawing” menu where the “Popular” category is selected. Four images are shown on the menu (Beach, Leaf, Pig, and Peacock).

Draw on a background image

Draw on top of the background photo that you’ve taken or that have been existing.

Step 1
A dimmed drawing screen with pop-up titled 'Set background image' in PENUP app. Pop-up shows two options, 'Take picture' and 'Select from Gallery'.

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Step 2
A picture of a European style old town selected as a background image in the PENUP app.

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A screenshot of a sketch with blue-green lines along the background image selected in the PENUP app.

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Color in your favorite pics

Transform snaps into art. Make photos more special by turning them into masterpieces.
Sketch Filter extracts the lines of your chosen picture for you to color in.

Step 1
A camera screen focusing on a red old car on the roadside in LIVE FOCUS mode.
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A screen editing the size and opacity of the captured red old car picture in the Edit mode.
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A screen that extracts line by applying sketch filter to red old car picture. Contrast is applied as 50.
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A picture of an old red car with the sketch lines colored in.

Pick up your color

Relieve stress and have fun in your leisure time by coloring.
You can access various designs and create original art by adding your own artistic touch.

Step 1
A screenshot of the ”Coloring” menu where the “Newest” category is selected.
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Unicorn sketch that is selected for starting coloring. Pop-up notification messages are displayed on the paint icon and the setting icon, respectively. Message for paint icon is “The fill tool is an easy way to color in pages”. And other message for setting icon is “To draw using your finger, turn off S Pen only in Settings”.
Step 3
The unicorn sketch with coloring completed.

Join the Challenge

Be inspired and be motivated to create art as you participate in the Challenge.
There's a new theme biweekly.

Smartphone with simulated close-up of the challenge banner of June titled, 'LET'S DRAW CAMPING'. Two challenge banners, 'LET'S DRAW DOG & CAT' and 'LET'S DRAW BEE', are also shown. Next to the smartphone, three other challenge banners are shown, from top to bottom, 'LET'S DRAW MASK' challenge in March, 'LET'S DRAW SHOOTING STAR' challenge in December, 'LET'S DRAW TIME' challenge in November.

The Hall of Fame

An exclusive space reserved for the best of the best. Star artists are featured here.
Compete for your spot in the Hall of Fame, where you will be remembered by users around the world.

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A screenshot of PENUP Home menu showing the “Hall of Fame” section.
Artworks painted by carles who is a member of the Hall of Fame


Artworks painted by wandering_girl who is a member of the Hall of Fame


Artworks painted by Nitin.Kurvey who is a member of the Hall of Fame


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* Device and screen images simulated for illustrative purposes.