Vince (ビンス先生, Teacher Vince) is an elderly artist that appears in the Art Academy series.
Vince is a tutor in the Art Academy series who guides players through lessons on how to paint. Vince's appearance is based on Leonardo da Vinci, although his name could be a reference to Vincent van Gogh.
Vince appears as a trophy in the Wii U version only.
As an Assist Trophy
Vince appears as an Assist Trophy. When summoned, he'll draw paintings onto the stage, each of which follows an opponent, hiding them and dealing a constant small amount of damage to them. Opponents that are afflicted by a painting will suffer three times as much damage from opponent attacks. Currently, he is known to draw statues, tomatoes, seashells, cats, and birds. He is impossible to summon on Rainbow Cruise, Spiral Mountain, and Wrecking Crew.
As a costume
Vince also has a Mii costume based on him for the Mii Swordfighter, wielding a paintbrush.