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Sony Sketch Application – How good is it?

Update: August, 2020 As of April 7th, 2020 the Sony Sketch is no longer available on the Google play store. You may want to try the alternative, Paintology which has been designed from the bottom up to provide the community feature that Sony Sketch had along with a powerful drawing app. Check it out.   Read More

FAQ – Installation issues.

If you are downloading this app from the Paintology website, you need to make sure that you give permissions on your Android device to install this apk file. Here are the steps to installing the downloaded apk file to your Android device. Once you have downloaded the apk file, it should appear in your ‘Download’ Read More

Why is drawing so hard for some people?

I say to everyone that drawing is something anyone can do, it is not dependent on having any special talent but a skill that anyone with working hands and mind can master. However, even when I make that statement, no one seems convinced, they continue to believe that they just cannot draw. I want to Read More

Using the Paintology Digital Canvas – Quick Guide

The Paintology painting application is a fairly simple but a powerful application that comes integrated with your Digital Canvas. It will allow you to create numerous paintings and drawings with the powerful tools available and extend your creative abilities. It has a very intuitive interface that takes less than a minutes to get going and Read More

A beach scene painted on the Galaxy Note using Paintology and the ‘mist’ brush tool

Whenever you embark on any painting or drawing, its always a good idea to have an idea of the tools that you will use ahead of time. If you stick to say one brush for the entire painting, it will constrain you to use that brush in more ways than one.

A painting of a mosque in Istanbul, Turkey using Paintology

Painting of a mosque in Istanbul, Turkey and is a familiar site in the skyline if you have ever visited Istanbul. The architecture of these famous mosques are breathtaking with the domes breaking the longitudinal lines of the city sky and the minarets jutting out into the sky.

Van Gogh Wheat fields with cypresses painted on Galaxy Tab 2 using Paintology app

Ever wanted to create a painting of a grand master, then you can with your Android tablet and a free copy of Paintology (downloadable from Google play). Fig. 1 shows a famous painting by Vincent Van Gogh ‘Wheat fields with cypresses’ created on the tablet in about 30 minutes. I don’t expect everyone to make a drawing this fast since you may not be as familiar with the tools of Paintology like I am.

Help Brief – Paintology App

We are delighted that you have downloaded Paintology and having great fun playing with this app! This site has been designed to help you get up to speed quickly with the app from the many instructions and courses as well as information on how to get the most out of the app. We understand that some users will have some issues related to the app and we are here to help!

Using shade tool on Paintology to paint fruits – (Galaxy Tab 2)

I have been getting more used to the Galaxy Tab 2 with my Paintology app loaded and playing around with the brushes and strokes. The key to good drawing and painting requires a versatility in the tools you use and not confine yourself to any specific set of tools. I have to always keep in mind that Paintology has 20 types of powerful brushes that have great effects and are ideal for certain subjects when drawing.

Quick guide to using Paintology

The Paintology app is a fairly simple but a powerful app to use with your Android smartphone or tablets. It will allow you to create numerous drawings with the powerful tools available and extend your creativity skills. It has a very intuitive interface that takes less than minutes to get going and we have prepared a quick guide here for reference.

Finger painting with sponge on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Today, I was fortunate enough to acquire the much talked about Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 which is a 7 inch tablet, and boy what an amazing product it is. The screen is incredibly sensitive and I was itching to do a painting on this tab using Paintology.

Digital Art & Painting – Abstract

There are incredible number of tools available at your disposal from the Paintology app and some of them you can use to create quick abstract art.

Digital Finger Painting – Sunset

Continuing with our last lesson on digital finger painting – mt landscape, here we are going to tackle a sunset using finger painting (fig. 1). The advantage of using fingers for drawing is that some subjects such as clouds can be easier to do then using a stylus probably due to the randomness at which our fingers moves as well as some direct control on the canvas.

Finger Painting Lesson on Huawei 4inch smartphone – Mt Landscape

No doubt there will be a large group of people who will use the Paintology app on their smartphone using their finger only. Here, I have outlined the basics of a landscape and how quickly you can produce something that is pleasing to the eye. As you get better, you can produce artwork for your friends and relative and send them a customized greeting card, the possibilities are endless!

Digital Painting & Drawing – Mountain Landscape

This painting was done using the Paintology app using the sketch brush style tool. It’s incredible, how quickly you can create the effects using only one brush style.

Digital Painting & Drawing – Learn to build your skills.

This is one of the earlier paintings drawn on the Galaxy Note using Samsung’s own proprietary software called “S-Memo”.

Digital Painting & Drawing – First inroad into the world of digital painting

This is one of the first of digital paintings that I produced on my Samsung Galaxy Note using Samsung’s own proprietary “S Memo” software that comes with the Android device.

Digital Drawing & Painting – Big boulders

This painting was based on a a picture I found on the internet and I was impressed by the colors of the sky as well as the boulder shaped stones in the landscape.

A Brief Introduction to Painting & Drawing for Beginners

If you have never done any drawing or painting before, this is a good place to start. The first thing you need to do is get any thoughts out of your head that says ‘you can’t draw’ and replace it with a good dose of enthusiasm and passion. Like any other hobbies, all it takes is a bit of confidence, lots of enthusiasm and plenty of practice.

Beginners Digital Painting Course – Lesson 3

For this lesson, I have picked up a painting (fig. 1) that will teach you some of the intricacies of what constitutes a landscape and should enable you to create better landscape paintings.