I have been in Maui for five weeks. It was heaven.
While there, I took an ecourse from Tracy Verdugo. I’ll talk more about this wonderful class in a future post. It is an amazing painting/mixed media ecourse. It is absolutely overflowing with wonderful creative material for any kind of artist, including a digital painter like me. Check out Tracy and future courses here. Tracy has written a great book entitled Paint Mojo. That’s what the course was all about, getting on our creative Mojo. It did.
Tracy not only took us through an entire painting, but gave us an incredible amount of other material. Each week she gave us several projects to do to rev up our creative juices. The class was just six weeks, but it will take me many more weeks to finish going through all she offered.
This piece is one exercise from one of the weeks. We drew a grid and then chose a shape or object to draw. We were to draw in each box in a different way. I did a slightly different take on it.
Painter, the app I use to paint with, comes with over 700 brushes in various media. I have added several hundred more brushes and media. I have all kinds of media at my hands, not just paint. Painter will mimic acrylic, oils, pens, pencils, crayon, conté, charcoal, gouache, watercolor, pastels (my favorite at this time), markers, and the list goes on. It shows strokes in 3D.
I can use any kind of paper texture that I can scan in on my computer. The brushes will show/interact with the textures of the papers.
There is way more that it can do. I’ll save that for another post.
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