Art Academy™: SketchPad puts advanced drawing tools at your fingertips with the Wii U™ GamePad controller. You can sketch with realistic graphite and colored pencils, and draw designs with pastels. Create your own masterpieces and share them with others on Miiverse™.
The Art Academy series provides step-by-step lessons and powerful tools to teach and encourage you to improve your drawing skills. Also available: Art Academy™: Lessons for Everyone on the Nintendo 3DS™ system, and the original Art Academy™ for Nintendo DS™.
Another Art Academy title for Wii U, including in-depth art lessons and more, is now in development. (Release Date/TBD)
You can now attach your own artwork when commenting on someone’s post in the Miiverse community for Wii U Art Academy.
1. Display the image you want to attach on your TV screen by selecting it from the Wii U Art Academy "Free Paint” or “Gallery."
2. Press the HOME button and select Miiverse. The community for Wii U Art Academy will be launched automatically.
3. Comment on a post by tapping the “Comment” button, then attach the image displayed on your TV screen by tapping the icon on the upper right of the comment-entry field.
*You can choose the attachment from either the TV screen or the Wii U GamePad controller screen, but since the GamePad screen will also display the tool tab, we recommend using your TV screen.
Be sure your Wii U system is connected to the Internet and start Wii U Art Academy. Simply follow the prompts to download this update. When it’s complete, you’ll see “Ver 1.1” displayed on the bottom right corner of your game screen.
Please note that you will still be able to access saved data such as Saved Drafts and Completed Artwork.