Art Academy: Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques with Step-by-Step Training

System: Nintendo DS Release date: 06/08/2010
Art Academy: Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques with Step-by-Step Training
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Welcome to Nintendo of Europe's official UK website for Art Academy: Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques with Step-by-Step Training on Nintendo DS. Using this portable art class software you can easily learn drawing skills from the basics through to advanced techniques! The fun needn't stop when the lessons are learned either, in Free Paint Mode, Art Academy can be used as drawing software to help you capture any beautiful sight while you're on the go! Developed by Nintendo and Headstrong Games.

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Learn about Art Academy

In your very own art class software on Nintendo DS you can learn drawing basics and find out how to create beautiful art whatever your level of ability! Whether you're starting from a clear canvas of knowledge and want to learn painting basics or you have some experience and want to brush up on advanced drawing techniques, this artistic game will help you find your inner Picasso!

Check out the trailer video that shows you all the key features of Art Academy: Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques with Step-by-Step Training for Nintendo DS.


Discover the lessons of Art Academy

In this portable art training course from Nintendo and Headstrong Games you can enjoy ten in-depth lessons that cover a wide variety of artistic tips and drawing techniques, all hosted by your friendly art course guru, Vince! Each lesson takes you through the creation of a picture in easy, step-by-step stages using the stylus as your pencil or brush. Once you complete the main lesson, there are further mini-lessons on different subjects to practice the skills you've learnt. It's easy to learn drawing skills and artistic techniques using your Nintendo DS!


Using Paints, Pencils and Brushes to Draw and Paint

In the lessons you'll be taught all about the artist's toolbox - and you can even take the knowledge from your art training over into real life. In this virtual art course, you'll feel just like you are using real paints, brushes or pencils! You'll also learn painting tricks and drawing techniques to create brilliant effects with the tools of the trade!


Painting freestyle with Art Academy

Art Academy: Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques with Step-by-Step Training for Nintendo DS is a course of art training that you can enjoy wherever you are - it also acts as freestyle drawing software for when something needs to be immortalised in art while you're out and about! Free Paint Mode lets you use all the tools from the lessons to capture and save your artistic vision!


Developer Interview

Find out how this artistic game was developed in an in-depth interview with Headstrong Games, the development team.


Media

Here you can see screenshots, view lesson videos and watch as artists use Art Academy not as art class software, but as freestyle painting software - including a recreation of Vermeer's 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'!


Gallery of Art Academy

Here you'll find examples of amazing artwork created using Art Academy: Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques with Step-by-Step Training as painting software, only for Nintendo DS.

What you need to know

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After you have completed the purchase, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to your Nintendo Account, or your Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

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The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

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Categories

Education, Lifestyle

Players

1

Publisher

Nintendo

Developer

Headstrong Games

Nintendo DS Game Card

System

Nintendo DS

Release date

06/08/2010