Portrait Tutorials

A tribute to the recent passing of Sinead O’Connor

The recent passing of the singer Sinead O’Connor made headline news. Her iconic song, ‘Nothing Compares to You’, was a haunting melodramatic song that still sends shivers through anyone listening to it. I thought I would do my bit of making a portrait drawing on my phone with the Paintology drawing app of course. Here Read More

Make lovely drawings on your phone without a stylus

Finger painting is one of the ways that you can make lovely drawings on your phone. You don’t need a stylus to make good drawings. In any case, many folks are not going to carry a stylus with their phones since it really does not offer anything more than what a finger can do. Most Read More

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Draw a Realistic Face of a Woman on your Phone!

Realistic drawing with the Paintology app is not that difficult at all, providing you understand the mechanism of drawing on the digital medium. I am not saying that you need to understand all the digital features of the app since you should be able to transition your drawing or painting skills from one medium to Read More

Draw a cute girl on the phone / Beginners drawing

This is an easy drawing that you can do on your phone using the Paintology app. The shade brush is very similar to a pencil and you can create easy shading with this tool. It is more easier than using pencil and paper because you have control over the size and gray tones much more Read More

How to draw a face for Beginners/ EASY WAY TO DRAW A GIRL FACE

In this pencil drawing with the Paintology app we do a beginners easy way to draw a girl’s face The brush used for this drawing is the shade brush which is a great brush for all types of drawings including photo realistic drawings. The original drawing using the traditional pencil and paper can be found Read More

Line Drawing of a Woman’s Face | Paintology Pencil Drawings

In this drawing of a woman’s face, we use the straight line tool of Paintology to make this drawing. Based on the other line drawings, this drawing takes creativity to another level where more distinct features of a face can be created while still using the straight lines tool. Instead of one color we vary Read More

Barney Coloring Template

Color Barney from the Flintstone | Coloring fun with Paintology #7886

Barney was another lovable character from the Flintstone cartoon series! This is to add to the collection of Fred Flintstone and Wilma Flintstone for your coloring pleasure. Have fun with the drawing and coloring app of Paintology Over 400 tutorials available on the app, download now from the Google play store! Download the free Paintology Read More

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Color Wilma Flintstone | Paintology Coloring Fun! #7880

Along with the theme of the lovable Flintstone characters, we bring you Wilma Flintstone, wife of Fred Flintstone! For many of you this cartoon series maybe beyond your time, but you surely have heard many a times from your parents. Now that we have YouTube, it is easy to see some of these characters in Read More

Color Fred Flintstone | Paintology Coloring Fun #7811

What can we say about this lovable cartoon character Fred Flintstone! He has graced the screen for a whole generation and even has movies made about him and his escapades with the family. Color this famous character of the Flintstone cartoon series in this Paint by Numbers coloring by Paintology Video on how to use Read More

Color a Celebrity | Idris Elba | Paintology #7771

What’s not to love about Idris Elba one of the most well known movies stars of today! After his appearance in the movie Thor, Idris has gone from strength to strength to become his own and is now rumored to play James Bond. We think he will be a great role for this with many Read More

Color Novak Djokovic | Paintology Paint by Numbers #7780

With all the media attention on Novak Djokovic, it’s probably a good idea to color this famous character! With the Paintology app, the Paint by Numbers is a great way to create your own unique celebrities on your phone or tablet. Here is the coloring template of Novak Djokovic Here is a video of using Read More

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Duchess of Cambridge | Paint by Numbers #7777

The Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) has been commemorated with some stunning portraits as she turns 40. Why not color one of these wonderful pictures that will be housed in the National Gallery! Color the Duchess of Cambridge with the Paintology app Video of how to use the Paintology Coloring App Over 400 tutorials available Read More

Color a Celebrity | Victoria Justice | Paintology #7768

Many artists love painting or drawing portraits. What better than to do a coloring of the celebrity Victoria Justice! Some of the coloring has been done for you and you just need to complete around the face and shoulders. Don’t look to be perfect in applying the colors. For larger areas, use thicker brushes and Read More

Mr Bean digital drawing – Pantology tutorial

Here is a black and white drawing of Mr Bean created on the Paintology app. For many more tutorials, please download the Paintology app. Happy Drawing & Painting!

An abstract face – Paintology tutorial

The drawing was done with the ‘sticks’ tool of Paintology to create an expressionistic abstract face. Look for more tutorials on drawing of portraits and many other subjects to suit all skill levels. Happy Drawing & Painting!

A black and white portrait – Paintology tutorials

In this black and white portrait of a man’s face, we show you how you can use the hardness/density tools to good effect. For more tutorials like this, please check out all the tutorials available with the Paintology app in various categories. Happy Drawing & Painting!

Paintology Portrait Drawing – Realistic Face

In this drawing of a portrait using the Paintology app, I show you how easily you can create ‘realistic’ effects for drawing a face. By keeping to black and white we have less to worry about the colors and more importantly can focus on the values. The technique of using values and opacity has been Read More

Paintology digital portrait drawing – Trace method

The Android Paintology app is a versatile tool that has been designed to develop your drawing skills rapidly. No matter a beginner or advanced, the app is powerful enough to meet all your needs. In this portrait drawing of a woman’s face, I use the triangulation method to pinpoint the eyes, nose lips even though Read More

Digital Portrait Drawing from an Overlaid Image

In this drawing, we use the reference image directly on the canvas so we can draw by referring to this image. This is different to the traced method where we needed to alternate between the traced image at the back and our drawing canvas. In this approach of drawing, we have a stationary image to Read More

Portrait Drawing using the Paintology Triangulation Method

I use the triangulation method to draw a portrait and how using this system allows you to achieve consistent results. For more information on this method please visit our post ‘How to Draw Portraits Effectively‘. The triangulation method allows you to create a set of triangles on the face where you can position all the Read More

Portrait Drawing using the Paintology trace tool.

Here is a digital drawing of the famous celebrity illusionist Derren Brown (UK) using the Paintology app. We use the trace method of Paintology using the brush tool with the drawing made on a galaxy tablet. The tutorial is available on the Paintology app where you can download the traced image and follow the video Read More

Digital portrait drawing of a female

Learn to develop your skills in portrait drawing with the unique tools of the Paintology app. Only available from the Paintology website. In this drawing, I use the ‘haze’ brush tool to create this drawing of a celebrity. Drawing using this method helps you to appreciate the placement of eyes, eyebrows, nose, lips and other Read More

Draw a Manga Face

In this tutorial, I show you how easy it is to draw a manga face from any angles. Just practice the techniques and in time, you will be able to create many new manga characters!! Drawing anime is a great way to get into portrait drawing and building essential skills. Use our award winning Paintology Read More

Do a digital drawing of the Mona Lisa

Have you wondered about the enigma attached to the famous Mona Lisa painting by Leonardo De Vinci. You can try this digital drawing on Paintology and see for yourself. Simply download the tutorial to your Paintology app and follow the strokes. Here are the details of the drawing: Total brush strokes = 550 Brushes used: Read More

Portrait Drawing with Paintology – Lineart/Trace approach

In this portrait drawing, I used the lineart and color to create the effect on this drawing. Combined with the traced image, the drawing has been produced with speed and any intermediate artist should be able to accomplish this drawing in under an hour. Tracing method is an ideal way to get into portrait drawings Read More