Discover creative skills you never knew you had with New Art Academy on Nintendo 3DS.
Packed with over 30 brand new lessons, New Art Academy will soon have you painting and drawing your own masterpieces that you'll be proud to show off to friends and family.
Whether you are a complete novice or an old master, there are lessons for every skill level, from Introductory to Advanced, each with easy to follow, step-by-step guides to a variety of drawing and painting techniques, styles and materials. You may be surprised how easy the techniques are to pick up and how quickly your skills can improve. And to further enhance your learning experience several reference images will be displayed as 3D videos, so that moving leaves or a flowing river now better resemble the real thing.
If you can’t get enough of the lessons - don’t worry - there are plenty additional ones coming your way in the near future. If you prefer to just doodle or to practice a technique you have just learned, the Free Paint mode gives you an unlimited blank canvas to use and a wide range of art materials to practice with.
New Art Academy expands the toolbox of paints and pencils with a exciting new art materials for you to master including colour pencils and pastels. There's also a range of accessories at your disposal, including Scratch Pads for testing your artistic implement of choice, Colour Wheel to help choose similar or complimentary colours for an image when using the paints and even a Blending tool for smoothly blending the pastels together. These accessories help to create a more in-depth experience and further extend the creative possibilities while you learn new skills and effects.
Once you've made your new masterpieces, you can become the curator of your own gallery! Hang your art in your in-game virtual museum and admire your masterpieces as you walk around. And you can even show them off to friends and family all over the world. Share your artistic achievements with your loved ones through SpotPass or Nintendo Letter Box – it's like putting it on the fridge, but better!
Once you think you've really mastered your art skills, why not become a virtual art teacher? for the first time in Art Academy, you can create and share your own interactive lessons for your friends to enjoy. Select a subject (maybe from a photo taken on your Nintendo 3DS) and teach your friends a favourite technique or style, and share it via local wireless or online via SpotPass.