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6.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 25 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 25
  2. Negative: 4 out of 25

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  1. Jan 20, 2014
    9
    Does exactly what it is supposed to do. At the moment, there are no tutorials or guides implemented, but they will be added soon. It's fun to draw, especially with the Miiverse integration. You feel rewarded because of the feedback you would receive online.

    There are quite a few tools to use, and it requires a lot of technique to master the tools.
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70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Sep 16, 2013
    50
    This feels like an incomplete app, somewhat limited in terms of materials.
  2. Aug 26, 2013
    70
    For less money than an average pencil set you’re getting a realistic drawing simulation. Drawing on the GamePad feels as close to real life drawing as you can get. All the different tools feel exactly like you expect they would. Unfortunately it’s not possible to quickly erase mistakes and there aren’t any layers to play around with. This might improve the realism, but it harms the usability of the simulation.
  3. Aug 12, 2013
    70
    Beginners may find the current lack of in-game lessons disappointing, but if you're already a budding artist — or just love to create colourful pictures — then there's little reason not to give Art Academy: SketchPad a try.