Mixed Media Drawing in the “Art Set Pro” app


Pink bowlsA bit of a play around, drawing freehand with my fingertip, in the “Art Set Pro” app.

The two drawings side by side; show some of my drawing processes, leading to the finished larger one above.

I used: oil pastels, crayon, thin paint washes and smudge tools; on a green toned paper. This app has quite a few different coloured and textured surfaces to choose from.

I think the best way to learn about the properties of different media, is to doΒ lots of experimental sketches and drawings – whether it’s in an art app, on paper, or on canvas.

12 thoughts on “Mixed Media Drawing in the “Art Set Pro” app

  1. Do you start with a ‘base coat’ color – as if you were drawing on toned paper? From the tone in the upper left corner it almost looks like it.


    1. Yes I did have a base colour; I started my drawing on a green toned paper – there’s quite a few different coloured and textured surfaces in this app.
      Given time, I’ll try them all out. Thanks for the question; I thought I had mentioned about the paper colour. I better go and add that information to my post! Always glad that you can edit, after a post. Cheerio, Janette. πŸ™‚

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  2. looks lovely.. i am using artsudio i think it is called and im finding it confusing in parts but with each attempt im learning more.. suppose i cud watch some videos but im enjoying the trial and error lol must try more pastel this looks great!

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    1. Thank you… If you are using “Art Studio”, you may find it a bit more difficult than the one I mostly use, “Art Set Pro”…which has a simple, straight forward design. I think ” Art Studio” has a layer system, and a more complex layout. Though with practice you’ll be right. All the best, Janette. πŸ™‚

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  3. πŸ™‚ It is interesting and fun to see the variations and your final piece. When I look at this mixed media piece I see vibrations, movement and cheer. It reminds me of the animation videos I used to watch years ago; the artwork in those animations had life, they had scenes that were flowing and objects that seemed to breathe…this is what I see here. Thanks for sharing.

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