My resolution for 2013 was to draw something... anything... just something
to keep the creativity flowing. Unfortunately, 9-5 work has gotten in the way. BUT I've been pumping out a few sketches as inspiration comes to me. They're only 1-2 hours each and it's giving me new ideas for other work. For those of you who've been following my exploits here on dA for a number of years, you'll remember that point where I made the switch from pencil work to digital. Well, now, I think I'm on the cusp of finally marrying the two together. What you've probably seen with the sketches is the brush textures and the sketchy lines. This is something I've always wanted to achieve in my digital work but the perfectionist in me takes over, resulting in works that attract cries of "But I thought it was a photo!..."
I think I'm done with photorealistic digital work.
Technology has moved on so far since those heady times of 2007. These days you can pick up smartphone apps which turn any photo into a 'work of art'. I hate those damn apps. (I hate it even more when someone posts a filtered photo on Instagram, tags it with #digitalpainting and gets a load of plaudits. But that's not for here.) So yeah, my work is going to take another U-turn but I think this time I'll be on the highway to success rather than the unsealed back road to confusion.