* I prefer to draw and paint with my finger on the screen, rather than a stylus, or iPad pencil.
*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 →
On the veranda the other day I noticed the Camellia bush was in bloom. It has lovely crinkly white flowers; some of the petals are edged with a hint of pink. It should go into the garden soon, yet it is doing very well in a pot. I decided to paint it..this is the finished... Continue Reading →
A bit of a play around, drawing freehand with my fingertip, in the "Art Set Pro" app. The two drawings side by side; show some of my drawing processes, leading to the finished larger one above. I used: oil pastels, crayon, thin paint washes and smudge tools; on a green toned paper. This app... Continue Reading →