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The Fundamentals of Drawing & Painting

There is a lot of confusion of what exactly are fundamentals in drawing and painting. The actual concept is easier to understand if you understand the usage in other subjects such as maths as an example. We know that fundamentals are required in maths in order to understand the derivation of a maths problem. The Read More

Paint by Numbers on your Phone!

Paint by Numbers App over 300 Drawings! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paintology.lite.paint.by.number Paint by numbers or painting by numbers is a very popular hobby amongst people who want to get into drawing and painting. The paint by numbers kit that you get in hobby stores comes in the form of a numbered canvas and pots of paints with brushes. Read More

Beginners Guide to Digital Painting & Drawing with Paintology

If you are new or an avid user of the Paintology drawing app available for your Android phones and tablets, you will find this post very instructive. Digital drawing & painting is not as hard as many people make it out to be. This is partly due to the many apps and software supporting drawing Read More

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Breaking down the Six Myths of Digital Drawing

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paintology.lite Digital drawing has been with us for over several decades since the invention of the IBM PC back in 1985. People were quick to see the value of digital artwork using the PC digital medium. As a result, early drawings were produced using this medium and they were crude but nevertheless opened the gates Read More

How to make Unique Digital Paintings from Grand Masters

In this detailed tutorial, I discuss a new approach to creating unique digital paintings from an old grand master painting. In this example, I take the work of Monet and apply the block method of creating the reference painting and then using our own skills to create a new twist to the painting. The block Read More

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Portrait drawing approaches of Chadwick Boseman

You may have read some of the techniques developed on the Paintology app, namely the block coloring method to drawing. This involves making small blocks of color of an underlying image that you want to draw and doing this repeatedly until you complete the drawing. You can find more information from the post below. We Read More

Is there a Bob Ross for Digital Painting?

I was intrigued by this question on Quora and it motivated me to write the article on this Paintology site. You can read my recent short response to this Quora question below and click on the image below to go there directly. Before I dive more deep into this subject of digital painting and drawing Read More

Learn to draw an outline / Improve drawing with Paintology

Drawing an outline in a drawing is an essential step to mastering drawing skills in all mediums. Oil painters often use this to provide the base for laying down the paints and is also important for portrait drawing & painting. Proportions, form and perspectives are all important to enhance the final drawing or painting and Read More

Creative ways to draw with the Paintology App – Further study of the Block Coloring method.

I was thinking about extending the ‘block coloring’ method that I came across in my previous drawing of a great master painting using the Paintology app. Below is the final drawing of John Constable’s the Hay Wain Old that I did on my Samsung s6 tablet with a stylus. John Constable the Hay Wain Old: Read More

Recording video of your Drawings & Painting on your Phones or Tablets (Android)

One of the important skills in developing your artwork is to be able to go back to the work and assess how you did this. This not only helps you get better but can also help many others like YouTubers to improve their drawing and painting skills too. I have been using the Paintology app Read More

Digital drawing on your phone/tablet | An in-depth look

There are many foundational questions for the aspiring artist who wants to improve their artistic skills in the area of drawing and painting. Questions such as these are core to painting and drawing: How do you learn tones in drawings and paintingsHow to get better faster in drawing strokesHow to learn portrait paintings and drawings Read More

Draw a colorful modern architecture | Paintology tutorial

In this drawing, I decided to continue using the straight lines tool and a few brushes (Paintology app) to get the effect that I was looking for. Here is the completed drawing. Steps to this drawing: Load the tutorial from the Paintology app on your phone or tablet and move to landscape mode. This allows Read More

Line Drawings made easy with the Paintology app

Line drawings can be a fun way of drawing for many artists since the technique is generally easy to learn. Drawing with gray shades using pencil requires a good understanding of gray tones and lots of practice. If you are into traditional drawing, you won’t go wrong with the Paintology app available from the google Read More

Paint by Numbers for Adults vs Paint by Numbers App

There is a growing trend with Paint by Numbers hobby that has been much loved over the last century. Did you know that the same is available on your phone or tablet. Before you get too excited there are certain things you should know about this growing trend. Some of the most popular apps available Read More

Paint this wonderful winter scene | Paint by Numbers with Paintology #7718

There is so much joy for those who do Paint by Numbers paintings and for good reasons. In line with this great hobby, we wanted to introduce this high resolution winter scene which you can print out and paint with your favorite colored mediums such as pens, acrylics etc. However, we recommend you do this Read More

Anime Drawing on the Paintology App

Anime is a popular drawing subject for many youngsters and adults alike. This is partly due to the proliferation of TV series and movies based around the anime characters and stories. You only have to check Netflix or Prime to see all the TV series and movies made in Anime. Paintology is a great app Read More

Color a Xmas Elf | Paint by Numbers with Paintology

In this Xmas elf coloring exercise, we get into the Christmas fesitivities! The Paint by numbers app by Paintology allows you to paint on your phone or tablet just like the real thing. There are many advantages to color this way which will also get you into drawing and painting in general. You improve your Read More

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Paint by Numbers Book Release | Get it on Amazon!

We are very pleased to announce the new Paint by Numbers book available on the Amazon store. The book is ideal for all the folks who love painting and drawing using paint by numbers method. You can try out your favorited mediums such as colored pencils and pens and use it to do the actual Read More

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Learn all about gray tones in Drawing

In this video drawing demo of a horse with the Paintology drawing app, you will appreciate more about the gray tones that go into a drawing. One of the most essential skills to making good drawings are a good understanding of getting the tones in the drawing. This applies to both color and gray toned Read More

The bridge between traditional & digital drawing

Many traditional artists are ok to try out all the different mediums such as watercolor, acrylics, pastels, charcoal etc. but are hesitant to move to the digital medium. I have asked myself this question many times since I went through the same experience. Hopefully, I can provide you with some answers to bridge the gap Read More