Digital Drawings

Sunday, May 29, 2005

I liked my first ENVY piece, so I did a companion piece to go with it. They are now both hanging on my walls. The complete title is, I ENVY Kandinsky�s genius. And thank you Illustration Friday for the push I need to play sometimes!

Friday, May 27, 2005

Illustration Friday Theme: Envy

Saturday, May 21, 2005


Creating the picture in Painter 8

Aquarius the Water Carrier was drawn in Painter 8 using only two layers and 3 different brushes. I think the calligraphy pens with digital watercolor made for a fast, fun, fluid drawing. To do it, I started with an 850 by 1150 pixel canvas at 250 resolution. On one layer I used two different calligraphy pens, Broad Smooth Pen 40, and Calligraphy Pen 25 both at 100% opacity. I varied their sizes anywhere from about 19 – 35. The two different calligraphy pens are handy since their slants are opposite, and I can change between them to change slant without taking the time to go into the brush palette to create brushes with different slants. After I drew the black lines, I went to a layer underneath the calligraphy lines to put in the color using the digital water color brush, “Coarse Mop Brush” with an opacity of about 12% and a very large brush size, between 20-35. This very simple two layer, 3 brush technique is bold, quick and fluid, I have a lot of fun using it. – If you have questions, feel free to email me at, Best Regards, Jacque Lynn Davis

Sunday, May 15, 2005

My favorite art supply is on SALE. That's total sustenance for me.

Wacom Graphire 3's are on sale!

Hi there! I’m not associated with Wacom or CompUSA, but I see that the Wacom Graphire 3 Tablet is on sale there for $70 this week. (Starts May 15) If you don’t already have a pen and tablet, I think you will LOVE this. See my link about how I do my digital drawings to read more about the Graphire 3. If you ever thought you might like to draw digitally, go get one of these. AND it comes with Painter Essentials 2 a wonderful pixel drawing program. This is a GREAT way to start learning to draw digitally! If you have any questions, feel free to email me,

Friday, May 13, 2005

Drawn in Painter 8 before the bottle was opened. Note: Schlafly makes a wonderful Pale Ale and is brewed here is St. Louis. It's good, but those who know me, know that I'd rather have just a regular frosty cold Busch

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Illustration Friday: Mischief, Drawn in Painter 8, Lettering in Xara.

Friday, May 06, 2005

The drawing IS the mischief.

The mischief is the actual drawing, but the patient is sleeping and won’t know about this mischief for at least another day.

Illustration Friday: Mischief