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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

A for ABC Wednesday

A for ABC Wednesday






Abozzo is a preliminary sketch and Art is a varietal word for which  Wikipedia offers a wonderful definition. Like a fine wine, art has personal taste or undefined liking.

My preference in art relies on color with texture (readily seen in my watercolor banner) and avoids photographic style even though I love great photos, many of which are found here on ABC Wednesday.

This computer painting was produced in fairly short order last night using the Wacom Bamboo Fun tablet and Adobe Photoshop Elements. Different from that which I usually doodle, this one has a character I like so I can call it art. 

Finding it interesting to 'paint' on the computer, I also find it very difficult to do, albeit much cleaner with no brush washing and such which leaves more time for daydreaming.

Do you design arts/crafts using computer software? Do you find it easier or more difficult?


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26 comments:

Sylvia K said...

That's fascinating! I'm about the most UN-artistic person you will ever know, can't draw a straight line even with a ruler, so I'm fascinated by anyone who can create art in any way. This is terrific and a great post for the A Day! Hope to see some more of your art work in the future! Have a great day!

Sylvia

Nanka said...

Enjoy the computer art too but it is a different kind of fun.
The brush art looks gorgeous and color shades according to what your eyes say.

anthonynorth said...

This is something I've never tried, but you do it beautifully.

Cheryl said...

Amazing! I love your work. That you've created it using software instead of hardware is astounding.

Beautiful painting.

Cheryl
ABC Team

Kay L. Davies said...

I know an artist, a very successful artist, who uses a computer for drawing. I didn't know a computer could also be used for painting. Yours is beautiful, and it does have character, so I agree it is art!.
Learn something new every day.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Roger Owen Green said...

I have no art skills whatsoever.
Computer does not particularly help.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Joy said...

I always learn new words on your blog, I will now wait for an opportunity to use it:-)

LisaF said...

I haven't created "art" with a brush, pencil or canvas for years. All my designing is done on the computer now. Sometimes I miss it, sometimes not. This is really lovely. Thanks for sharing.

photowannabe said...

I've never done anything like your painting on the computer. It's beautiful but it looks too hard for me. I'm technically challanged.

ρομπερτ said...

Interesting indeed. Have to admit though, that until now it remains way too difficult for me 'to paint' with my computer; love the smell of colour still too much as well. Please have a good Wednesday.

daily athens

Wanda said...

I haven't done any computer artwork, but do love doing watercolors.

Very interesting A for this new round.

Hildred and Charles said...

I do admire your ability and your artistry in using Photoshop Elements. You inspire me to delve further into the program.

Cezar and Léia said...

Art is always inside my soul. Amazing description!
Léia - Bonjour Luxembourg

Reader Wil said...

I've never tried to paint on the computer, but my daughter Thyme did and she is very good at it. You are amazing doing this and writing haikus as well!

Teresa said...

I love that "painting" hard to believe you could make it on the computer. One would think it took hours of messy painting. very nice. I think it is very calming.

Carver said...

This was a wonderful post for the A word. I have tried to paint on the computer in the past but not lately.

Vicki said...

Beautiful painting! Looks so soft and dreamy. Editing photos is about as creative as I get.

jabblog said...

This is so pretty! I keep promising myself that I will attempt computer art but I can't see it being any more worthwhile than my ordinary 'art';-)

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Hood Photo Blog said...

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Lulu Post said...

Visiting from ABC Wednesday. I also followed your blog. I hope you can visit mine too:

A is for Angels

Beverley Baird said...

Great choices for A. I love art - the actual messing around with paints, etc. I've never tried digital art. Love your creations!

Marie said...

Very good choice for the letter A! I could have chosen it too as I like art so much. I dream of finding the time to get more interested in digital art.

Anna said...

Dear Sue,
Thank you for visiting my A-post! You are first commenter and get an extra link!
Love the computer painting. I thought it was a real painting at first.
Yes, I have done all sorts of painting all my life. It was also been part of my profession, even if I do not have time for it now, while the children are still relatively small. But I have always done it the old-fashioned way and not yet on a computer.

I like the poem too. I am not a very good poet. But amazingly, my cat Sara writes a rhyme or two, from time to time!
Best wishes,
Anna

For the benefit of other readers:
Anna's ABC-Wd-A is for Animal-Helpers

Sumit Sarkar said...

Beautiful..

I have never painted anything using softwares on computers...
I like it..but first I want to better myself in the pencil and brush sphere...

Love your work :)

Paula Scott said...

Nice job! Hmmmm, do I find it easier or more difficult? no. Just different. It's a different toy to play with that behaves differently than a brush would. Not as tactile, but certainly a fun way to explore possibilities.