*A play with the delightful Gesinski Ink in Procreate. I also used the smudge tool, set to Gesinski Ink, and swished it over some areas. This adds a further painterly effect. I plan to do a print of it. I think a textured watercolour paper would suit this image. Firstly, as is my usual practice,... Continue Reading →
Freehand drawn - with my finger - on the iPad. I used a brown paper surface, and: paint, pencil and smudge tools, in the Art Set Pro app. Have a great weekend!
*The media in the “Inspire Pro” app, is of a very good quality. It’s a pity that it is not easy to navigate around the controls of: opacity, thick and thin lines, choosing a particular medium, and smudge tool... Apart from working in my traditional art media, I most often use art apps, such as:... Continue Reading →
*There are progress pics, further along. I prefer to draw with my finger on the screen, rather than use a stylus, or iPad pencil. Since childhood I've been drawing "faces"; often from memory and imagination. This is another one of them. In my post called "About Drawing Faces", there is more about these "faces" and... Continue Reading →
Drawing from observation is certainly very important in the early stages of learning to draw - also an ongoing journey. However, after many years of doing this and possibly by now, thousands of drawings later, I find myself sometimes using, what I like to call, "poetic licence"; and draw from memory and imagination. This has... Continue Reading →
As I did with my garlic drawing, I began this drawing on paper. I again used a fineliner pen. With this one I also added graphite pencil. The pencil is soluble in water. I swished a wet brush across the pencil marks and turned them into a grey wash. I scanned the drawing into my... Continue Reading →
It's often fun to draw and paint quickly; and a necessity when I was busy with little kids! A quick zap about in the "Zen Brush" app - using the rich black ink . *I use my finger, rather than a stylus. Then, took the pic into "Bamboo Paper" for a wash of colour. Followed... Continue Reading →