Springtime

© Karin Taylor

Joined February 2008

Artist's Description

Celebrating my 1st sale of this design, thank you so much for your suppport!!

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  1. Springtime is a drawing I created in my A2 sketch pad on acid free paper, using a mechanical pencil and one of those erasers that look like blue putty…handy things they are :)
  1. After I drew Springtime, I took a photo of this little girl, and uploaded her to my computer. Once she was there, I saved the file and began working to colour her in layers using a software program called Photoshop CS4. I used both a mouse, and a pen tablet (Wacom Intuos4) which makes things a lot easier when you’re painting digitally…but sometimes a mouse is good to work with too. It’s nice to interchange them and it gives the arm a little rest. These images take quite a few hours to paint.
  1. At one stage I cried, pulled my hair, spat the dummy, despaired and thought my art career was over with, as it’s been too long since i drew and painted, and it can take a while to get back into the swing of things. But after a good night’s sleep I was able to come back to it with a better attitude and found a way to make it look how i wanted….sleeping on it gave me a better perspective. Something for me to remember next time I get this frustrated again.
  1. I’m extremely happy with this now, and from the way I was behaving yesterday, you’d have a hard time believing that…i thought I was at the end of the road…I guess many artists can relate to having moments like these LOL

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