Day 3 – Sphere Shading – Pencil Drawing

Paintology Video Guides – Pencil Drawing (using the shade brush)

This is the third exercise using the powerful shade brush of the Paintology app.

The shade brush allows you to make realistic pencil drawings just like the real thing!

You can watch many of these drawings made using the Paintology drawing app from the following Youtube channels.

Here is an example of a drawing made on a standard android phone using a cheap stylus.

squirrel drawing on the phone
Pencil shade drawing on an Android phone.

For this exercise, we are going to do a typical drawing that is taught at schools in drawing with pencil and paper. Believe it or not, you can transfer your core skills in traditional and translate to the digital medium. Most miss this important point, since they are all too busy using the many digital tools that now typically come with the app. If you want to learn more, check out the new blog post, ‘Digital drawing and painting, the forgotten skills’

Here is the video of the shading of the sphere that you can watch.

Learn drawing the sphere using the Paintology shade brush

If you master the shade brush tool of the Paintology app, you won’t need any other brush and you can make realistic drawings just like you do with pencil and paper.

The above exercise will ground you in the skills needed to create the shading that will help you create depth in any types of drawing. You can now draw just like the real thing on your phone and tablet!

There are over 600 tutorials you can try with the Paintology drawing app

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