A recap of material from 2013: illustrations, designs, music and writing
This is the last in a series of posts recapping material from 2013. Previous recaps included photography only. This one covers the rest.
Designs and illustrations are presented in a gallery. For music, I’ve provided links to downloadable MP3s. For writing, I’ve provided links to the category archive, plus one recommended essay that you may have missed.
I rarely participate in the Daily Post’s daily prompts, as they’re oriented more towards writing than the visual arts, but I do keep my eye on them. The prompt for today was A Source of Anxiety, and it included a prompt for visual artists, too: “Photographers, artists, poets: show us ANXIETY.”
This reminded me of a digital illustration I had created over 20 years ago—one that seemed to fit the prompt perfectly. So, I browsed through my archives and found Cabbage Head, which was produced using a very early version of a digital painting program. I don’t recall the exact software, but I do remember that the computer was a PC XT-class workstation.
And now, for something completely different… a lighthearted illustration of an elephant suitor and his love interest. I don’t put pencil to paper too often, but when I do, my silly side comes out. This one is for kids, kids at heart and elephant lovers. I hope it puts a smile on your face. Click here for larger drawing
Sedition offers digital art in limited editions that are both collectible and tradeable. While you’re there, be sure to look around. They have a great roster of artists, and a slick site based on a great concept.