This is a portrait of Daniela for Julia Kay’s Portrait Party. I used Inkpad for the drawing and imported it into ArtRage to create the texture. I used the Watercolor “canvas” and the oil painting brushes to give it a more painterly feel. Glasses are always a challenge but I loved their red color.
Monthly Archives: November 2012
The Whimsical and Macabre Exhibit at the Grassy Noel Gallery will be ending in the next two days but I was fortunate to get a write up in our local paper and online here. The Gallery will also be sponsoring a collaborative art event this week and I will be posting some thoughts and pictures from the event in a couple of days.
GSQUAD Lens and GS-0 Film
Hipstamatic just released the Gangster Squad FreePak. Their description from their site is:
Our new Gangster Squad FreePak was inspired by the forthcoming Gangster Squad movie, set in the 1940s, starring Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, and Sean Penn as notorious mobster Mickey Cohen, with Nick Nolte and Emma Stone.
This Pak includes the GSQUAD Lens, GS-0 Film (which has a circular frame) and a virtual camera case. The FreePak is only available until December 5th so get it while you can.
GSQUAD lens and Dream Canvas Film
GSQUAD LENS and DC Film
This started out as a portrait of Sophia Loren but after it was done it reminded me of a retro Sofia Vergara. She plays one of my favorite characters on Modern Family. I used the Inkpad app and then used PicGrunger to give it an aged look. I wanted to give it the look of a vintage movie poster.
I created this Tribute to Man Ray for the Flickr group “Mobile Artists Assigned Paintings”. Every two weeks the group is asked to create a tribute or work of art inspired by a different artist or theme. This is a great group because it forces you to go out of your comfort zone and look at artists you might not have known about. This portrait is based on a photo taken by Man Ray of Kiki de Montparnasse. Kiki, an artists model, was Man Ray’s companion for most of the 1920’s.
Here is the Inkpad version of the drawing:
This is a portrait of Amy for Julia Kay’s Portrait Party on Flickr. My favorite app combination right now is Inkpad and ArtRage. I tried to keep this portrait pretty simple, and made the planes more flat. I was thinking about the artist Alex Katz while working on this. Wouldn’t it be great to work on an iPad portrait and then have it blown up to a large billboard size?
Mara Corday is a showgirl, model, actress, Playboy Playmate and 1950’s cult figure. She appeared as a pinup girl in numerous men’s magazines in the 1950’s and acted in films from 1951 to 1990.
This drawing was done using Inkpad, a vector drawing app on the iPad. I also used PicGrunger to give it an aged look and Sketchbook Pro to add the collage elements.
My art work is being exhibited at the Grassy Noel Gallery in Teaneck, New Jersey as part of the Whimsical and Macabre show that is up until November 27. I have a combination of iPad prints as well as paintings that use my iPad images.
[A couple of days after the exhibit opened we experienced Hurricane Sandy in this area. We had a lot of devestation in New York and New Jersey, and many places are still without power, food and water. If you would like to make a donation of any amount go to Redcross.org]