Posted: May 10, 2011 at 5:57 pm
I like pixel pushing, I like pencils, I like my Wacom tablet, I like water colour paints, I like…. I like…
I realised the other day that I’ve spent most of my professional life drawing digitally. When I say digitally I refer to the creation of graphics (mostly for games) on a computer screen using a graphics program without a pencil or sheet of paper in sight!
As a child (still a child some in the know would say) I used to enjoy drawing and painting, what child doesn’t? I sketched, painted and even managed to fail my art ‘O’ level for taking too long in the exam(ever the perfectionist). Then I discovered video games and thus my digital artistic journey began and my artistic endeavours switched from the analogue world to the digital. Commodore 64 sprites and character sets in glorious chunky fat pixels became my new canvas!