Archive: 2009-08 1 - 4 of 21 posts

Cintiq

Posted Aug 2009

I'm dreaming of getting a Wacum Tablet again. That idea, always floating nearby, gets intense every once in a while. Ah, if only. But they're so expensive. And the learning curve.....

Ok. So at least I have PhotoShop. Here are some pictures that had previously been posted on my website here - but tonight I played around with them in PhotoShop. Even though using the mouse is like drawing with a block of soap, I still love to do it.


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Body/Hobby

Posted Aug 2009

body/hobby takes longer to do than face-only. and it also cuts into the play an Artist can do on the face. I do it when I'm asked, but I really think that Face-only is better for Parties. If you ask my opinion about it, I'd recommend leaving the Life-Stories to the Studio Caricatures.

Still, we all had a blast at this Party.


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Woman on Web

Posted Aug 2009

I rarely see an expression like this at a Party. I drew it when I came home tonight - after like Five Parties this week. Trying to come down from Lala Land.


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An Off Day

Posted Aug 2009

I usually 'turn on' as soon as I enter a party. But this one felt off - too many circumstances that just, aghk. I took photographs as usual, though, and I think I like'm. Sorta. Anyway, if this be an off-day, I understand why I'm usually blown away by the wow of my pictures. I'm just as surprised at what comes out as the audience is:


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