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Drawing a fried egg – How hard can that be?

Drawing a fried egg with the Paintology is harder than you think. Not because the drawing is done digitally but due to the subtle tones of the white and yellow yolk. Simple but deceptively hard! The challenge arises when you try to find the subtle shades of the white and yellow yolk, it is very Read More

My Journey to Photorealistic Drawings

Photo realistic drawings seem to be the in-thing today, mainly due to the widespread audience who can’t help appreciating these kind of drawings and paintings. There is something to be said about photo realism since our immediate reaction is of disbelief at how someone can draw at this detail. It conjures up other admiration for Read More

Draw a color portrait of Will Smith using the Paintology app

Portrait drawing is a huge field and something many artists do using a variety of mediums such as acrylics, pastels, pencils, charcoal etc. In this example, I am going to show you the method of digital drawing with just your android phone or tablet and using the app called Paintology available from the Google play 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

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.

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.