Category: Digital Paintings & Drawings

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

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

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 Read More

Loomis method head drawing for real portraits.

Many portrait artists have heard of the Loomis method for drawing heads which are based on spherical shapes and concentric lines to define the head. The basic building block enables artists to get proportions right when drawing a head. However, this method is not used when it comes to portrait drawings. In this post, I 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.

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.

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 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.