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Arts & Entertainment - July 5, 2013

Art goes mobile

In Pacific Art League show, tablet and smartphone replace canvas and sketchbook

by Elena Kadvany

On a recent afternoon at the Pacific Art League in Palo Alto, students in a painting class perched on stools in front of tall wooden easels, using brushes to paint on white canvases. In the room next door, two men vehemently explained how using pressure-sensitive styluses to paint on iPads is the art world's next big thing.

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