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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 Read More

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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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

Paintology has reached 100,000 installs from the Google Play Store

We are super proud to announce that Paintology app has now been downloaded 100,000 times from the Google Play store. Thanks to all our users who have contributed to the development of the product through their feedback and usage. We are not stopping there, we are bringing more features to enhance your experience in our Read More

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 Read More

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! Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

Comparing digital drawing to traditional drawing

Digital drawing is just another different medium 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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

Latest on the Sony Sketch App

Update: November 2021 I am pleased to say that the Sony app is still available from the Google play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sonymobile.sketch You should still be able to download this app from the Google plays, just remember you need to sign in to the Google paly store to download the app. All you require is an Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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. Read More