Colours reside is an artwork “sport” during which you create digital work. There isn’t a lot to do with this sport, because it’s simply that, however for those who’re into artwork and creating digital work, then Colours Stay may be for you.
The bodily model of the sport comes with the Colours SonarPen you plug into the Swap’s headphone jack, permitting for improved accuracy along with your drawings. To ensure that the stylus to work, it’s worthwhile to flip your quantity all the way in which up. I discovered this stylus to work very nicely. It didn’t reduce out or get uncomfortable, and it’s correct to the place you place it. You may also use your finger or a distinct stylus. The pressure-sensitive Colours SonarPen undoubtedly offers the very best expertise, however it’s going to price you $20 greater than the digital version within the eShop.
Once you first open Colours Stay, you’re given a essential web page with a pair choices. You may both view the net gallery, begin a brand new portray, or begin a colours quest. Viewing the net gallery is strictly because it sounds. When clicking this selection, you may wade by a ton of work from a ton of various folks. These work are cut up up into completely different classes, corresponding to “this week’s finest,” “high ranked,” “new work,” and extra. You might be additionally given the choice to view sure items, like them, touch upon them, and even watch a time lapse video of the progress. This turns out to be useful once I don’t know what to attract and wish some inspiration.
The “new portray” choice permits you to begin a brand new portray, clearly. When clicking this, you may choose the structure you need: widescreen (which is really useful,) panorama, or portrait. After selecting your dimension choice, all it’s a must to do is drag your stylus in opposition to your display to color. In fact, there are extra choices right here to make this simpler. You may change the scale, shade, and texture of your brush within the brush menu, which you get to by urgent L. You may also undo any mistake with ZL, and add one thing again with ZR. You might be additionally given the choice to zoom in on and out of your portray at any time, in addition to transfer round to completely different spots when zoomed in.
There are another cool options you may uncover whereas portray. It can save you your portray whenever you’re completed, and also you’re given the choice to add it to the net gallery when you have an account.
The opposite choice, “Colours quest” is just about the identical as creating a brand new portray, solely this time, you may have a theme and a time restrict. The themes are fairly obscure and the cut-off dates are cheap. When you end, folks can vote in your work, as you may vote on theirs as nicely. You may solely do that as soon as a day, nevertheless it does present incentive to choose up and draw regularly.
The builders additionally promise to broaden the instruments and capabilities, so there’s room for the software program to develop as your abilities do.
So far as utilizing your Swap as an artwork pill goes, I might say Colours Stay is pretty much as good because it will get. The controls are pretty easy to make use of, and you’ll create some tremendous cool work. The work you may make on the small Swap display gained’t examine to what you are able to do with precise drawing/portray know-how with a greater toolset, however in case you are on the lookout for a enjoyable and easy portray sport, or would merely wish to be extra artistic along with your Swap time, Colours Stay is what you want.