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Showing posts from December, 2012

Merry Christmas 2012

Once again we are at the end of another year. It was a very trying year and my household dealt with several losses but we move on together always hoping that it will be a brighter future and that good things are on the way. May everyone who sees this have a very Merry Christmas!

More on my stylus and phone painting

So I kept experimenting and playing around with different apps and painting with my stylus on my phone. I wondered if I can paint in one app (ArtRage) and then export it and then import in into another app (Art Studio). Turns out it works!! Works great in fact and it lined up beautifully!! Here is the paint layer added to the piece, which gives it a more "painterly" feel and also the paint layer on it's own. What do you think??

Digital Doodle at Heroes Landing

This past weekend I as kindly asked to be a part of a Doctor Who themed day at my local comic shop here in Clermont. Heroes Landing. I had a good time chatting with people and meeting and listening to the Ken Spivey Band. Had a front row seat for them. Really nice people and a fun show. I had heard of them before but this was the first time I actually heard them play. I bought the CD too!! If you are a Doctor Who fan and at a show where these guys are performing, go see them. I also got to talk quite a bit with Charlie Thurston. Another talented local. This was my second show with him and I enjoyed both.

During lulls and maybe a little during the band playing, I was guilty of doodling a pic on my phone. I am still enjoying using my new stylus with my paint app. Plus a few people got a kick to see me doing it. I was even able to periodically save to a folder on my phone and then run it as a slideshow to see the progression. With music!! I wish I could export that as a movie but I had t…

New Stylus

Avid readers, and people that know me, know that I like to draw and paint on my phone and for years now have wished that it could totally replace my traditional sketchbook. I'm very lazy and carrying so much stuff is exhausting! I got pretty comfortable with working with my fingers and have done some decent landscape painting (with photo reference underneath ), but the drawing part has always been quite tedious as drawing with your finger and painting with one is very different for me. When I first got my phone all those years ago, I purchased two different styluses. Both were rubber tipped and both dragged across my screen and I had to press really hard and the drawings, as a result, sucked. I put them in a drawer and forgot about them. A few days ago, I got up to go for my morning walk and slipped when I went outside as it had rained and I didn't notice as it was dark. My rubber soled shoe slipped due to the moisture. I have no clue why it made me think of my rubber tipped s…