Ipad – Mixing Up Illustration: Combining Analog And Digital Techniques

Ipad People often ask how I arrived at a finished illustration. Honestly, it’s different every time, but it always starts with a hand-drawn sketch. Sometimes, I paint it completely by hand; sometimes I’ll scan in a pencil drawing. Many of my pieces are 100% analog that I’ll show only at shops or galleries. Use anything you can; if the illustration would work as a wood carving, go that route. There are concrete steps one can take, but they certainly don’t have to be the same every time. My goal is to take a sketch or idea as far as it can go — and also, to get out of my comfort zone and challenge myself with every new job. For this article, I’ll use handcrafted brushes and Photoshop as my tools.

In the digital age, don’t forget to use your digits! Your hands are the original digital devices
— Lynda Barry

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Credits: iPad Launch – First Canadian iPad Owner by Anirudh Koul

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