Nintendo have announced that New Art Academy will be released for the Nintendo 3DS across Europe on July 28th.
The game comes with 32 brand new lessons in which players will be painting and drawing their own masterpieces and sharing them with their friends and family in no time. It comes featuring both Introductory and Advanced lessons for beginners and experts alike. Each lesson offers easy to follow, step-by-step guides to a variety of drawing and painting techniques, styles and materials. Players will be surprised how easy it is to pick up and how quickly they can improve. The reference images for the lessons are also displayed as 3D videos which include a tree with moving leaves or a river with flowing water. There will also be additional lessons added in the future.
There is also a free paint mode which lets players doodle or to practice a technique you have just learned, such as creating a stunning portrait. The game expands on players toolbox of paints and pencils with new art materials for you to master including colour pencils, pastels and a variety of accessories at their disposal. This includes 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. This helps offer a in-depth experience for the user and further extend the creative possibilities whilst learning new skills and effects.
Players can send their greatest masterpieces to their friends and family via SpotPass or Nintendo Letter Box. They can also create and share their own interactive lessons for friends to enjoy, allowing players to become a virtual art teacher.
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