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Art Review 2017 #3

Starting with a quick sketch that was done on the iPad, just laying around one evening with brushes and textures and it ended up turning into a little painting from imagination One of the main challenges continues to be the use of physical textures overlayed onto the digital painting (or working under them in this […]

Art Review 2017 #2

Based on a reference photo taken on holiday in Carradale, this was some experimental work again looking at using PostWorkshop 3 to try and work out the steps involved in my art  process and the thinking behind the construction of an image. The main aim was to try and split the painting of the light […]

Life Drawing Session at Leith School of Art

Last session of the year – had the pleasure of working with the model Topaz for a 4 hour drawing session, starting with quick poses then moving onto a single pose for three hours (with breaks of course). Very good pose – very well held. Quick Sketches the quick sketches started of with a few […]

New sketch with Painter 2015

This is a painting from life done at Leith school of Art today using Corel Painter 2015 on a surface pro 3. I have created a composite below with a few close ups (click on image for 100% view) which shows some of the textures a bit better. Quite pleased with this one.  

May 23rd Oil Sketch

Another Saturday sketch done at Leith School of Art Saturday afternoon untutored life drawing. Created in Artrage 4.5 on a surface pro 3 at 2880 by 4160 pixels. I started with a texture I had scanned originally and made a coloured background to start. My first sketches were the full figure which I almost always […]

Sketch on New Surface Pro 3

Today was my first chance to try out the surface pro 3 down at Leith School of Art. A 4 hour session using Artrage 4.5.4. Initial impression are extremely favourable. 4 hours work and still had 42% battery left. Stylus is not quite as slick as Wacom ones, but actually very usable and responsive. I7 […]

A quick play with ArtRage on Android

Had a quick look at Art Rage which is now available for android. The first one used the canvas texture which came out a little chunky at A2 print size, but otherwise worked quite well   The second one used the course canvas and slightly less textures paint. Actually quite pleased with how this prints […]