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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

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