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New Book Released - "Drawing on Tablets and Smartphones: for Absolute Beginners"

Former attorney, turned software designer, Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon is pleased to announce the release of his new book, "Drawing On Tablets and Smartphones: For Absolute Beginners."

New York, NY, April 25, 2014 --( With the worldwide success of digital tablets and smartphones, and with hundreds of popular painting applications, drawing and painting on a mobile device today has become easy and fully enjoyable for many people.

However, there are some who have never tried to make a landscape drawing outdoors. They spend long hours struggling with the new painting tool. For these people, the author says, the technical difficulties encountered with unprepared sessions and un-mastered digital tools becomes frustrating.

This is why, Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon created his ebook, "Drawing On Tablets and Smartphones: For Absolute Beginners." Besides showing the basic principles of drawing and painting, this book also explains how a digital tablet or smartphone works, what technical specifications are important for painting practice, and what precautions must be taken to avoid application or device freeze or crash during a painting session. Readers will also learn how to choose a suitable painting application for their daily practice.

The author says, “The subject of this book is new and trending. Painting on mobile devices will be more and more popular with devices becoming more powerful every day, with the continuous introduction of new graphical technologies. I believe my book will help those “newbies” to drawing on their tablet or smartphone.”

Inside the book, readers will discover:

Survival kit for digital painting. The absolute necessary set. Tools to use for more comfort.
Drawing your first stroke
What to observe for drawing accurately
How to draw in 3 dimensions
Light and shadows.
How to shade with hatching and crosshatching Hatching traditionally. Digital hatching.
Drawing in perspective
Understanding perspective with geometry
Drawing small familiar objects
The art of sketching
How the brush effects work
Blending layers together
The styluses

Book Details:
Drawing On Tablets and Smartphones: For Absolute Beginners
By Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon
ISBN: 9791092395020
Published: April 2014
Pages: 177
Genre: Digital Art

About The Author:
Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon was born in Hanoi (Vietnam). He came to France at 19 and started to travel around Europe after his University graduation. He has spent 20 years traveling in China and Asian countries. After a long career as Attorney at Law in France, he became a software designer through his passion of drawing and painting. He has successfully launched several art and painting applications on iOS and Android platforms and now seeks to help users learn how to use them.

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