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It seems obvious now: Drawing training

Do you like to draw or paint, or maybe just sketch or doodle? Well, if you do, chances are you have the interest needed to buy You Can Draw Well in Ten Minutes a Day (1-nichi 10-pun de E ga Jouzu ni Kakeru DS). A DS adaptation of a popular how-to-draw book series, Draw Well uses audio and animation to walk kids through a simple drawing every day.

Using collections of basic shapes, the game teaches kids to draw a collection of more than 100 animals, insects, and vehicles. The drawings can then be integrated into a set of minigames or used in animations.

A training game about drawing fits not only the DS's most popular genre, but also its unique capabilities better than just about anything else on the system. It's just a perfect idea for the DS.

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ArmiMaan1

2-06-2008 @ 10:34AM

ArmiMaan said...

This is a pretty cool idea. If more games like this get released and do well, maybe we'll get a decent drawing app on the DS without having to resort to homebrew.

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troy2

2-06-2008 @ 12:49PM

troy said...

No it doesn't, and shut up. LOL . Just kidding .except about how dumb you are. sorry... later!

ps jc is the only cool one besides alisha who is too busy with reality at the moment to make a huge splash here on the sites. but she is cool too. And eric. The others... Candace is cool too. The others... they are not cool.

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troy3

2-06-2008 @ 12:50PM

troy said...

OH GOD! Sorry Armimaan, who is cool! I meant to reply to the guy downstairs about the watercolor. I mean, he isn't shitty either. He just wants a program that has a feature that obviously exists that if implemented would help his artwork. That's cool too. I just thought my response would seem funny down there. H

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JC Fletcher4

2-06-2008 @ 1:29PM

JC Fletcher said...

Troy, that was, like, miles out of line. And not just because you replied to the wrong guy. That was just mean, and absolutely not how people should conduct themselves in our corner of the internet.

Anyway, Martin, the drawing tool can be adjusted to the size and opacity you desire. It can be every bit as much a pen as a brush. It's easy to make watercolor-looking things with Colors, but it's also as easy to make solid, dark lines as it is with any other drawing program. It doesn't lack accuracy at all.

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Martin5

2-06-2008 @ 11:30AM

Martin said...

A "decent" drawing app on the DS will never happen, unless they implement some really good stabilization technology. Drawing on the DS always turns out horrible; my rendering of Australia and a Koala Bear prove this.

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JC Fletcher6

2-06-2008 @ 11:37AM

JC Fletcher said...

Colors is amazing. You should really check it out.

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Martin7

2-06-2008 @ 11:47AM

Martin said...

Thanks for the heads-up, JC. That is actually pretty nice. However, watercolors are hardly an exact drawing exercise, so I think my original point remains valid.

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Guzzie8

2-06-2008 @ 10:37PM

Guzzie said...

I'm going to have to disagree with you also, Martin. People have done some pretty amazing (and realistic looking) things with it. Take a few minutes and browse through the gallery.

http://colors.brombra.net/

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hvnlysoldr9

2-06-2008 @ 1:59PM

hvnlysoldr said...

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