This week I decided to make another pattern but rather than re-draw and re-colour things digitally I decided to use my artwork in its original ‘state’.
I made some new drawings in my sketchbook over the weekend and the beginning of this week. Then I learned a bit more about Photoshop and Illustrator, which meant that I could more “More (and more) Patterns”
This week I’ve been learning how to use Adobe Illustrator to digitise my drawings and create patterns. I’m familiar with a few aspects of Photoshop so that’s helped me to find my way around Illustrator, and it’s been fun to see how some of the flower drawings I made last year using pen and watercolours could be transformed into something quite different.
One thing I haven’t been more “Digital Patterns and Self-Care”
Almost every day I draw something in my sketchbook, and if I don’t do that I’ll probably be colouring a drawing in Photoshop or, more recently, carving lino to make a rubber stamp.
I’d always intended to study art, design or photography at university but, although I studied fine art and art history up to A level, I did a degree in Theology and Religious Studies.
I became a school teacher, but I didn’t teach art. Even so, I would use more “How Memories and Realisations Can be Sparked by a Single Drawing”