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PENUP

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.

Front view of a Galaxy Note9 Ocean Blue in landscape mode against the artwork titled 'LOVE' by Chuppylim. 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.

The PENUP icon and front view of two Galaxy Note9 Ocean Blue with one S Pen. On the left device, the artwork of a child pointing at a dolphin above the child's head is shown. On the right device, the main page of PENUP app is shown.

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 'popular pages' that can select image from the list in PENUP app

Step 1

A screenshot of the selected flower image with video process bar and 'LEARN TO DRAW' button at the bottom of it

Step 2

A screenshot of the petals image that started to get painted in light orange in PENUP app via Live Drawing

Step 3

A screenshot of the flow drawing completed via Live Drawing in PENUP app

Step 4

Draw on a background image

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

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'.

Step 1

A photo of a bridge, old building, and a clock tower on the river selected as background photo, and it's shown in the PENUP app

Step 2

A screenshot of sketch with green lines along the background image selected in the PENUP app

Step 3

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.

A screenshot of 'popular pages' that can select coloring image from the list in PENUP app

Step 1

A screenshot of the selected image of the woman expressed only as a sketch that can be colored in the PENUP app

Step 2

A screenshot of the image of the woman with the coloring completed in the PENUP app painted by @nana-Blossom

@nana-Blossom

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 September titled, 'LET'S DRAW LEAF'. On the right side of smartphone, three other challenge banners are shown, from top to bottom, 'LET'S DRAW MIRROR' challenge in August, 'LET'S DRAW VACATION' challenge in August, 'LET'S DRAW LINE DRAWING' challenge in April.

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.

An artwork painted by lness_j.y_park who is a member of the Hall of Fame

Iness_j.y_park

An artwork painted by eun who is a member of the Hall of Fame

eun

An artwork painted by koo who is a member of the Hall of Fame

koo

An artwork painted by zak who is a member of the Hall of Fame

zak

Art lessons that help

Take advantage of free instructional lessons that offer a range of drawing and painting techniques for different levels. You also get to practice along on your smartphone screen as you go through the lessons.

A screenshot of the Art lesson intro page titled 'DRAW A LANDSCAPE IN DENMARK'
A screenshot of the page showing the illustrator Yeo Im-kyung's greeting
A screenshot of the page showing the tips for drawing the background
A screenshot of the page showing the last drawing tip and a completed picture of landscape in Denmark