This painting was done using a Galaxy Note with S-Pen and the Paintology Android app and was made around 30 mins. The training shows how one can create “art” in relatively little time on your tablet or phone and in particular due to the superb interface of the Paintology app. selected a light canvas background for this and you will see that I mainly stay on the left side of the color box to get the different shades of grey. Remember, if you move to the right you will get a grey color but it will have subtle hints of the primary color selected. Make sure to save the work from time to time, because for any reasons such as the battery dying, you could lose all your valuable work. There are some interesting brush styles that are well suited for the plantation such as the trees, its a question of experimenting with the brush styles as much as you can.
Now anyone can make interesting works of art on your smartphone and this video demonstrates how. The stylus I used for this is based around an anti-static material which I cut out and wrapped around the pen. I unwrapped a paper clip and wrapped the foil around the pen over the foil template. You don’t have to do this if taping around the pen is sufficient and holds the foil. Notice, that I don’t focus on any particular detail and I am simply trying to build up the painting. For more details on how to improve your drawing, please see the beginners, intermediate and advanced courses found on this site. Pls use the navigation buttons on the right. The important thing about this painting is that you can tailor the dark and light hues of the black to add the effects you are looking for. This painting would not be possible using the finger alone.
Smartphones can be much more versatile than you think. On my Motorola Droid, I simply went to Google Play and installed the Paintology App and made my own custom stylus to produce this drawing. All you need is a little bit of patience in acquainting yourself with some of the brush tools available on Paintology and you can create amazing effects. This sunset took a matter of mins to do and you can do the same.
Many of us are inspired to do painting and drawing because we see a large body of art including painting that we find all around us. When we go to another person’s home, we are immediately drawn by their choice of artwork that they have hand picked to add a certain aesthetic beauty to their home.