Category Archives: Procreate

August 29

Sohyun

So long Sohyun. The third and final portrait from my spring copy of The Gentlewoman magazine is complete. I’ve taken a set of ´╝áSktchyapp Procreate courses from Lisa Filion (aka the Pixel Princess) as well as a the Creative Bug portrait-a-day tutorial challenge by Charlotte @blueshineart. Their tools, tips, and techniques are all under exploration […]

August 07

Smith

Steven Smith lead a remarkable life by any standard, but especially by the standard of tea lovers. He co-founded Stash, Tazo, and the eponymous Steven Smith Teamaker brand of teas. I remember reading his obituary three years ago and thinking wow, a) gone too soon – 65 felt young for someone who has done so […]

June 22

James

What is the likelihood that the first title that pops into your head, you’ve already used? How many Rocket Man posts can I create? James Harden of the Houston Rockets may be more deserving of the title from a literal POV, but I sketched the rocket of another James – James Todd Rouse – at […]

June 02

Olympian

Simone is my second portrait experiment in Procreate, and also from an editorial feature in The Gentlewoman magazine I used for the Rodarte sister I posted. I experimented with several layers and am getting the hang of being in the right one and how to choose when to add a new layer, but this small […]

May 11

Seinfeld Ent

This is an exploration of Procreate during a recent plane trip. It evolved into a tree guy who looks like it’s doing stand-up comedy. As if among the angry Ents, there was one that defeated evil by wearing down Sauron with endless digs and complaints. In the image gallery, it’s Winter Ent, but based on […]

May 10

Gentlewoman

Finally! And fi-nal-ly, I sprang for my first iPad. I have waited for the perfect pencil for a long time, but Luddite that I am, waiting years on technology is no problem. It’s been worth the wait. I’ve been playing with the layers and features, and watching YouTube videos and generally delighting in having a […]