I’ve been spending time with a new tool, new software, & new possibilities. A few weeks ago I splurged a bit and bought a new art creation tool. I had been curious about and itching to get my hands on a pen display tablet for some time. This curiosity came to a head a few […]Read more "Something new"
A had a little fun working in Procreate. This portrait was created on a gray background, I used simple strokes and crosshatching in both black and white to create the shadows and highlights. Its a simple technique that produces good results. So far, traditional (pen & paper) techniques have been a direct transfer to digital […]Read more "Fun with Procreate"
Pen & Ink Style with Procreate? I’ve been wanting to explore the inking brushes in Procreate, in particular, I have been wanting to create a drawing with the Ink Bleed Brush. I have seen others use the Ink Bleed Brush within Procreate to create some very cool art. I have been wanting to create a […]Read more "Bleeding Ink & Negative Space"
Keeping it quick & loose This sketch was inspired by a Lee Jeffries portrait. I am a big fan of his work. I find his images so raw and powerful. I just can’t resist sketching them! The goal with this sketch was just to keep it simple, try to capture the main features of the […]Read more "Trying to let go and just have fun"
Thank you, Tarana for the inspiration. This is Tarana, I found her inspiration photo on the app Sktchy. Her unique look and bold ear jewelry caught my eye. This sketch was created in Procreate. I’m really enjoying sketching digitally, but, I’m going to have to force myself to put it down and spend some time […]Read more "Tarana, Inspiration via Sktchy"
Another Lee Jeffries inspired portrait Continuing with the theme of my last portrait, here is another portrait featuring hands on the subject’s face. This was drawn in Procreate and is based in a photograph by Lee Jeffries. I took a slightly different approach to the finished portrait this time by adding a touch of color. […]Read more "More Procreate!"
I’m really starting to get comfortable with Procreate… This is Simon Pegg, English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. I came across a wonderful photo of him that I found intriguing. I decided to create his portrait digitally using Procreate. I apologize but I do not know the name of the photographer. So I am unable to provide […]Read more "Procreate Portrait of Mr. Pegg"
and what fun it is… This is Jonathon, he is another face from my Sktchy Queue. Jonothan has been in my queue for a very long time. He’s been waiting on me to purchase some black paper so I can create a proper sketch of this wonderful inspiration photo. I still haven’t purchased any black […]Read more "More Fun with Procreate"
Thoughts on something new and exciting! A few weeks ago I was lucky enough for my employer to provide me with a new iPad and Apple Pencil. I call already see the benefits of such a device in the workplace, but, I had to ask myself, why place limitations? These newly acquired accouterments of the […]Read more "Going Digital?"