Photorealistic Drawings

coke tutorial - photo realistic

Draw a glass of coke with a straw with the aid of the trace method.

Initially, when I was practicing drawing with the Paintology app, I would often use the trace method of drawing. This mode of drawing allows me to load any type of image that you have saved or downloaded and allows you to draw over this. This is slightly different to the overlay mode of drawing where […]

tutorial - deutron couple - photo realistic

Drawing a couple (realistically) on an Android tablet using Paintology

Since I got onto the bandwagon of digital drawing about two years ago, I haven’t looked back and have continued to develop my artistic skills. Surprisingly, drawing on the digital medium such as on the tablet or phone is not dependent on the number of tools one has at their disposal, it ultimately boils down […]

sunset - photo realistic

Photorealistic drawing using Paintology – a time lapse video

We all equate photorealism or photorealistic drawings to the traditional medium and very little is found in the digital medium. When there are a few examples of this the drawing inevitably looks ‘digital’. This is mainly because too many digital effects are used for the drawing ie. smoothing of lines, region color fill, layers and […]

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Draw an emerald using the Paintology app

You might have seen this drawing on the Youtube channel by the famous Marcello Barenghi who is renowned for his photo realistic drawings using traditional medium. I thought I would have much fun and draw the same thing using the Paintology drawing app. Let me know what you think! You can view his original drawing […]

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How to create a photo realistic drawing of Walkers crisps with the Paintology drawing app

With some mastery of the Paintology drawing tools, you can also create photorealistic drawings like the one shown here. Remarkably, this drawing of the famous Walkers crisp packet was done with only two brush tools which is the shade and the line brushes. The rest is up to much patience and plenty of enthusiasm and […]

chadwick tutorial - photo realistic

Draw Chadwick Boseman on your phone using the Paintology app

It’s quite surprising how much you can do on your phone with a little bit of effort. In this drawing, I show you how to use the Paintology app (available from the Google play store) to make a portrait drawing of Chadwick Boseman. The beauty of this drawing is that I used one brush tool […]