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 […]

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. The challenge arises when you try to find the subtle shades of the white and yellow yolk, it is very similar to drawing a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Draw a color portrait of Will Smith using the Paintology app

Portrait drawing is a huge field and something many artists do using a variety of mediums such as acrylics, pastels, pencils, charcoal etc. In this example, I am going to show you the method of digital drawing with just your android phone or tablet and using the app called Paintology available from the Google play […]

Landscape drawing on the Samsung S6 Lite tablet

I just recently got hold of the latest Samsung S6 Lite tablet and thought I would take it through it’s pace with a drawing using the Paintology app. The experience was a pleasant surprise compared to my other drawings on various other tablets. Apart from the smoothness of action, drawing felt very comfortable on the […]

Draw a quick landscape with Paintology

Paintology is a great app for understanding the fundamentals of drawing and painting. For example, the color palette of Paintology is a great way to understand tonal values in a drawing or painting. The ease at which you can change brush size, set its opacity and do many more configurations allow you to focus on […]

World’s largest and most affordable drawing tablet?

Hello guys, I thought you might be interested in a new device that I put together to create a unique drawing tool. The device is a giant 65 inch drawing tablet and works like any other drawing tablets! I have hooked this 65 inch to my favorite drawing app, Paintology. You can check out this […]

The future of digital technology

Today more than ever we are living in a world that is digital and many things we have taken for granted are now turning to digital. This revolution in digital technology started with the microchip and the computer, it then found its way into music, telephony, broadcast (air & tv), internet etc. It continues to […]

Sony Sketch download – Official Sony’s Drawing App

If you are looking for the Sony Sketch download, you have come to the right place. For the latest news on the Sony Sketch, check out the blog post here, or link below. Latest on the Sony Sketch App The Sony Sketch app that has been with us for over 6 years and was much […]

Paintology community feature – introducing chat

We are mighty pleased with our userbase for the Paintology app which is over 100K users! However, as usual we don’t rest our laurels as we know that continued work and progress is required and most of all to listen to our users. With this in mind, we are soon releasing our chat feature what […]

Alternative to Loomis method of drawing a head – Triangulation technique

In my previous post, I tested out the Loomis method of drawing heads for an accurate representation of drawing real-life portraits. I concluded that there were deficiencies in this approach where the accuracy could not be reproduced relative to the eyes, ears, nose and mouth. However, the approach is perfectly fine for people who wanted […]

Left hand drawing challenge – So you think you can’t draw!

I don’t claim to be an avid artist but I like to delve into a good drawing whenever I get the chance. There was a time in my life when my drawing skills remained dormant for decades until for some reason, my creative spark came back. Before this time, I would try to get back […]