The theme for this challenge was flowers. One of my favorite flowers is the poppy. It’s a cheerful bloom that also has meaning for it’s connection to the First World War. Despite the ravaged landscape of the Western Front, the poppies bloomed in abundance, more-so they say, over the ground where the dead had fallen. So for this week, poppies are my…
I recently upgraded my iPad and treated myself to the Pro with the Apple Pencil. I have never tried doing any sort of digital art but on the recommendation of another artist friend, I thought I’d try. So much fun! The app I bought for drawing is called Procreate and it lets you simulate a whole bunch of media: painting with different brushes, drawing with a range of pencils and ink, calligraphy, and technical pencils, pastels, charcoal and crayon even. If any of you has the iPad Pro and pencil, give this program a try. It’s 9.99 in the App Store and worth every penny. I will not be hanging up my sketchbook or canvases any time soon but this is a really fun alternative. Here is my first digital drawing – a tree!
A biweekly challenge for a total of 26 drawings this year.
I’m not sure April’s showers have ended, at least here in Bucks County, but they have ushered in the leaves on the trees and the blooms in the fields. Spring is in full swing so for this biweekly challenge the theme is: