Paintology reaches 50,000 installs on the Google Play Store

We are proud to announce the good news that Paintology has hit 50,000 install base from the Google Play Store. This fact is further lifted when you realize that it took less than 3 months to achieve this figure. As you know we have continued to improve on the app to bring our users the […]

Paintology Help Video PART 1- Drawing on an empty canvas

First part of a series of help videos teaching you how to use every part of the Paintology app. In this video, you will learn how to use the standard canvas to draw and paint on. https://youtu.be/Z5UJ_lcNcXo

Weekly Cash Prizes Competition Details!

Hello Paintology Users, Here you will find more information regarding our weekly competition. For a quick guide to our competition, you can go and visit the page here. We will add the winners information on this page weekly and since we only just started this February 2020, we have left space for the lucky winners! […]

Draw a puppy using the Paintology brush tools charcoal and line.

This drawing was easier than I originally thought. As I haven’t done a drawing for sometimes now, maybe like a month, I had the same ‘start-up’ butterflies like any newbies just starting to draw. I can honestly say that the first step is almost always the hardest and my thinking kept hovering around..’am I going […]

How to assess photorealistic drawings properly.

I have spoken to a few people to find out what their opinion is on the subject of photo realistic art or called photo realism. You may also have heard the term hyper-realism which is pretty much the same thing. Just a quick background on photorealistic art which as you can imagine came about after […]

Art as an Universal Language

I haven’t really given much thought to art in the way it can impact people’s lives and in more ways than one. It is only after I keep coming back to it again and again, that I realized the importance and value of creating art. As a child, I thought of art as nothing more […]

Comparing digital drawing to traditional drawing

I have always been persistent and consistent in my explanation for digital drawing as opposed to traditional drawing. In summary, I feel it is wrong to think of digital drawing as an extension of traditional drawing and thus emulate the writing materials of traditional drawing to digital drawing. Many companies go as far to emulate […]

A woman walking the dog – Paintology Drawing Demo

In this drawing, we select darker and grayish tones to create this sombre and cold looking scene. All the tools and colors are available for this drawing. You can check out the video tutorial below. Happy Drawing & Painting!

Capturing light in Landscape Drawing

Landscapes is probably one of the most likely subjects any artist would pick to develop their artistic skills. You can develop skills in tone values by doing landscapes which will help you with other types of drawings, for example, portraits. The advantage of doing landscapes, is that the scene can be random in nature such […]

Paint by Numbers – Fun way to improve your drawing skills!

Many of us are familiar with the Paint by Numbers and have tried it when they were young. The basic way that Paint by Numbers work is that you get a sheet with an outline of a drawing with each segments labelled with numbers. The numbers are usually represented by colors. The Paint by Numbers […]

Latest on the Sony Sketch App

Update: August, 2020 Although, Sony sketch is no longer supported with the community share, there is an alternative that allows you to share your photos/drawings with a similar community. This is the Paintology app available free from the google link below. The app has most of the drawing features including an easy to use chat […]

Why is art important to us more than ever before?

Most of us are familiar with art since we have in some way did art when we were young. Many of us don’t carry the same passion in art into our adult lives and this is unfortunate indeed. As a child we create and see something take shape right in front of our eyes and […]

The value of practicing Art, the right way.

Many people have heard the phrase that you can’t learn or grow if you don’t take the time to practice. All of us hear the words ‘practice’ but some many are still baffled as to why with all the practice, they still can’t get to the next level. Believe it or not, there is such […]

So you think you can’t draw! Try again.

Many folks are defeated by the idea of drawing even before they start. Little do they know that they are missing out on one of the largest pastime in the world. There is a good reason why many people pursue the art of painting and drawing and it does not always stem from ability. In […]

Making the transition from traditional pencil drawing to digital drawing

I often get asked this question by many folks including the readers from Quora. I will try to add some of my thoughts and experience to this topic so you can better decide. Coming from a traditional approach to drawing ie. pencils, pastels, acrylics etc. I often find myself trying to divulge into other mediums. […]

Paintology – brand new Android app just launched!

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the brand new app Paintology! We think you are going to love this app for the powerful features but also the sharing and learning capability. Newbies will feel perfectly at home doing all the online tutorials to develop your skills. Advanced users will use the exceptionally […]

Sony Sketch app Community still alive?

Sony Sketch is no longer available for support and the community features are all gone. There is an alternative though in the form of Paintology. This app has all the capabilities of the Sony sketch and more but also has modern chat features for likes, sharing and following other artists. Check it out!     […]

Only 1 day to go until the Sony Sketch Community closes! Take action now

In less than one day, the community service of the Sony Sketch app will be closed. Now is the time to export all of your sketches over to Paintology and continue being part of another better art community there. Watch the video below on how to export your data before the services closes. Paintology offers […]

3 days to go until the Sony Sketch Community closes! Take action now

In 3 days the community service of the Sony Sketch app will be closed. The sketch community has amassed a huge population of art lovers around the world in the last 5 years. Now is the time to export all of your sketches over to Paintology and continue being part of another better art community […]

5 days to go until the Sony Sketch Community closes! Take action now

In 5 days the community feature of the Sony Sketch app will be closed. Now is the time to export all of your sketches over to Paintology and continue being part of a community there. Watch the video below. For a detailed written description for how to export your data, click here Paintology offers you […]