I just read this post on James Gurney’s blog, Gurney Journey. It is statistical analysis and algorithms, and the use of a 3-D printer, that scientists have used to create what a “typical” Rembrandt painting would look like. I am at once fascinated, awed, and have a slight sense of foreboding… judge for yourself.
Comparing “old school” actual hand drawn sketch with “hi-tech” graphic tablet sketch. Both done in about eight to ten minutes, from reference. I could not resist the little elephant at the left; on the photo, he looked as though he … Continue reading →
This morning’s warm-up, plus one from Friday. I try to get loose first thing at the board or computer, when I can. It’s Monday, so there are times when I just deal with the work at hand right away. I’m … Continue reading →
Just an update on my skills: I am slowly learning “The Way of The Wacom”. I recently, after much practice ( whenever I could find the time), did a series of sketches for review solely on my graphic tablet. I … Continue reading →
… SOMEWHAT fortunate, to have avoided this problem, though every once in a while, I do experience it. Read “How to Email an Illustrator” from the website Illustration Age, written by Kyle Webster. I have to admit, there have been times that I’ve thrown up my hands and said; “What the hell is this??”; “What does she/he want?”; “Are you kidding?”
First, A Happy New Year to you all. I do hope 2014 becomes a stellar year for everyone. So, okay, I did it, or… maybe I should blame Santa Claus. I have a new tool in my artistic arsenal. For … Continue reading →
The freelance illustration market has changed dramatically, since I first set foot in my first client’s door. That was half a million years ago (slight exaggeration), but not all that long ago, really. The computer gradually changed everything – if … Continue reading →
I am doing something in this post, that most women would think was unheard of… postingpics of myself, in a most unattractive light. My reasoning is to show just how undignified artists must sometimes be, moving toward a, hopefully, loftier … Continue reading →