4 Ways to Use Adobe Capture Shape Tool

Adobe has continued to roll out updated features to Adobe Fresco and one of the latest is the Capture Shape Tool. As of this post there are 4 Capture Shape categories; “Comics”, “Typographic”, “Floral”, and the original “Berlin”. Using Capture Shape Tool as a Stamp or Repeat Pattern Select Capture Tool Icon on left sideContinue reading “4 Ways to Use Adobe Capture Shape Tool”

Graphic Art Background Tutorial – Adobe Fresco

Creating a graphic art background in Adobe Fresco is the first step to creating my mixed media graphic art illustrations, but they also become art pieces in themselves. Layer One ~ With the Live Oil Brushes paint in the background. This is a intuitive process…so there is no right or wrong way to lay downContinue reading “Graphic Art Background Tutorial – Adobe Fresco”

Explore Your Favorite Color Palette

This week we’re continuing to explore colors and how colors affect our emotions. Your project will be to create color swatches and color mixing charts using watercolor paints. Colors Swatches Starting with the paints you currently have on hand. I want you to swatch out each color so you can get a true sense ofContinue reading “Explore Your Favorite Color Palette”

Getting Started with Digital Illustration – Suggested Resources

A couple of years ago I wanted to add digital illustration to my portfolio. I was working in mostly watercolor and ink, and using Photoshop to edit my work. I could navigate Photoshop well enough to do what I didn’t to, but it seems overwhelming. I took a chance and purchased a cheap drawing tabletContinue reading “Getting Started with Digital Illustration – Suggested Resources”

6 Must Have Supplies You Need to Create Doodle Art

Zentangle / Doodle art is all the rage, but what supplies do you really need to turn simple doodles into beautiful works of art? Here are my 6 must have supplies… Mechanical Pencils – Because I’m drawing people, faces, and clothing, it’s not easy to get it right the first time, so I always startContinue reading “6 Must Have Supplies You Need to Create Doodle Art”