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Procreate for Android | Are they potential scam apps? | Install, guide & review

There have been a number of apps recently appearing on the Google Play Store by the name of Procreate. This is puzzling, since I know the parent company of the official Procreate app on the Apple store has not launched a version for the Android platform. You can visit their parent site in the links Read More

Painting & drawing app review | Tayasui Sketches from the Google play store | Install, guide and demo

Introduction: The Tayasui Sketches Painting and Drawing app is available from the Google Play store and is among hundreds of other drawing apps vying for popularity. My first impression was that it was good looking with a clear interface and has some nice renditions of the brush tool. We will look closely into the installation Read More

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PaperColor | Android drawing app – App drawing demo

As promised, I am bringing you a drawing demonstration of the PaperColor app where I previewed the install and guide in my last post. The app is good for beginners who are looking for a simple drawing app without many brushes but there are many other apps that are much better than this including the Read More

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PaperColor – Android drawing app – Install and quick guide

In this post, I will do an install of the PaperColor and give a quick review of this app for people who are thinking of downloading and using this drawing app for the purpose of drawing on their phone or tablet. The installation was trouble free and the screens were simple and easy to understand. Read More

Drawing app and Painting app – What are the differences?

I have recently seen many questions regarding this topic of what the differences are between a drawing app and a painting app. In order to answer this question, we must first understand the differences between drawing and painting. If you go to Quora, you will find some interesting insights into the differences and wanted to Read More

A drawing app demo on a smartphone – Paintology drawing app

Most people use their phone for social interaction with their friends but there is a nice creative pastime that you can do with your phone. This post of ‘A drawing app demo on a smartphone – Paintology drawing app’ will show you how you can utilize your free time to make creative drawings on your Read More

Top three drawing apps review from the Google play store

There are now a plethora of apps available in both the Android and Apple platform catering to drawing. In this post, we review the top three drawing apps review from the Google play store. What was good maybe six months ago, may have brought in newcomers who change the way we draw. Now that many Read More

Digital Drawing on Android Phones and Tablets – Artist Review

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I have been an avid user and reader of the Quora platform, especially on the subject of digital drawing. I regularly read people’s post on this subject and also provide my answers. Many of the questions relate to people who want to move to digital drawing but want an easy to understand path, however, Read More

Head to head Samsung S6 Lite vs Huawei Mediapad M5 Lite – An artist review

I use the Samsung S6 Lite  and the Huawei Mediapad M5 Lite to do some of my Paintology drawings. However, this is not truly a fair comparison since the Huawei is over a third less than the cost of the Samsung but nevertheless pitching the tablets against each other will give you an idea of Read More

A drawing of Will Smith made on the Samsung S6 Lite but you can do on other tablets

This is an update on my previous blog post of a drawing of Will Smith that I made using the Paintology app on the Samsung S6 Lite tablet. However, anyone can do this on other Android tablets including the Amazon fire tablets. The reason why this drawing is interesting to beginner artists is because of Read More

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Drawing a fried egg – How hard can that be?

Drawing a fried egg with the Paintology is harder than you think. Not because the drawing is done digitally but due to the subtle tones of the white and yellow yolk. Simple but deceptively hard! The challenge arises when you try to find the subtle shades of the white and yellow yolk, it is very Read More

Paintology is now available for the Amazon fire tablets

With Amazon fire tablets usually occupying either 4th or 5th place as the largest shipments of tablets in the world, it is no surprise that many use the range of Fire tablets as an alternative to the Android tablets. Having two of these fire tablets, 7 inch and an 8 inch, I find the tablets Read More

Paintology celebrates it’s 8th year anniversary – Drawing capabilities better than ever

With almost 50 iterations of the app to date, we are delighted to announce the 8th year anniversary since the birth of Paintology in 2012. The Paintology app has amassed a growing population of artists from all levels ranging from beginners to advanced. Digital drawing is no longer confined to illustrators and graphics artists, it Read More

My Journey to Photorealistic Drawings

Photo realistic drawings seem to be the in-thing today, mainly due to the widespread audience who can’t help appreciating these kind of drawings and paintings. There is something to be said about photo realism since our immediate reaction is of disbelief at how someone can draw at this detail. It conjures up other admiration for Read More

Digital Drawing vs Traditional Drawing

Digital drawing has been taking a foothold recently due to the popularity of Android tablets and the iPad. As a result some good drawing apps have become available for both platforms including Paintology, Sketch and Ibis for the Android and the popular Procreate for the iPad. For many beginners to digital drawing, the Android platform Read More

Chadwick Boseman a hero in real life – A drawing on the P30 Lite phone

Like everyone else, I was shocked by the passing of Chadwick Boseman, famous for his role as the Black Panther block buster movie of 2018. Once you realized the cause of his death you begin to realize the tremendous courage he had to mask the pains of chemotherapy while he continued to do what he Read More

How to spot differences in drawing to improve your skills further

Drawing is a fun activity since it can momentarily transport you away to a new place from the daily chores of life. This was the case for me when I was making this portrait drawing on my P30 Lite phone. However, the post is not about the spiritual ‘transcendatory’ of the emotional self when drawing Read More

Free Udemy courses available for you to get better in your digital drawing with Paintology

There are a number of free courses that we have put on Udemy for you to try. They are structured courses that will help you to get better with your digital drawing and drawing in general. The subjects cover important information on understanding tones, color values with interesting subjects such as animals, portraits, landscapes etc. Read More

Learn to draw a glass with coke and ice with Udemy class for free

Just recently, we have posted some classes on Udemy for you to get into digital drawing and really build up the drawing techniques! The classes in Udemy are more structured and some of you may be more familiar with using their classes. Try it out and let us know what you think! Udemy class: https://www.udemy.com/course/learn-to-draw-a-glass-with-cokeicestraw-using-paintology Read More

Join Google Classroom!

We are very excited to bring you google classroom where you can learn at you own pace with a qualified instructor of Paintology! Before you can join the class, you will need to join the classroom with a class code. First go to classroom.google.com where you will be asked to sign in to your gmail Read More