Digital art

The Manufacture of Art

I came across Julian Opie’s work at the NGV on my way to a seafood lunch. What a smack in my digital face!  Technology, capitalism and art all smoothly packaged for consumption.  The bold forms and images did feel clean and comfortable, simplifying what we know. There were framed blinking… Read More

November 14, 2018

Freedom-My drawing process

One of the joys of making digital collages on my ancient idevices is the occasional serendipity that results from smashing  photos to digitally  “paint” or “light” the ultimate image in my mind’s eye.  The underlying hidden photos are usually personal images or related drawings that have meaning to me to… Read More

September 7, 2017

Man at Work

I passed this building site after seeing the Hokusai exhibition. The workman is likely to be using a sealant gun rather than a spray gun. Man at work. Rear of the School of Drama, Southbank precinct. Digital collage The scene caught my eye due to the neat construction site at the… Read More

August 31, 2017

Shifting focus. Ceiling series

    One of the verandah soffits at Merimbula, NSW. Playing with tone and focus. Puzzle-Ceiling series Further work @juliamwigley on Instagram… Read More

December 14, 2016

Rainy day experiment

Playing with 3D glasses on a rainy day. Tiger fish with dots. Experimenting with various apps to enhance  layering. Intriguing how far an image can be pushed until its aesthetic visage is lost . That is, when its visual integrity is lost or the… Read More

November 22, 2016

On water matters

Playing with an AI “arty” app that is heading towards repairing and reworking of fuzzed photos…choice and manipulation of various apps provides a working medium to create interesting digital textures,colour and content. Photo of man in rowing boat on Lake Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. On water matters… Read More

November 12, 2016

Sketch with fountain pen followed by applying digital colour and texture

Drop in drawing session at the MAGNT with local artists in Darwin. Sketching using ink (fountain pen) followed by applying digital colour and visual texture rather than tactile texture 🙂 An afternoon drawing in the Museum and Art Galleries of the NT . Read More

March 25, 2016

Nuke baby

Life and death. An old drawing resurfaces… Read More

September 8, 2015

Real world to Virtual showing

Viewing 3D drawings Watching the lack of inhibition of youngsters compared to adults on opening night was interesting. However my theory was broken during the calmness of a general open day. 3D specs in action A “virtual showing” may develop via facebook… Read More

August 5, 2015

3D Installations

Putting together two 3D installations using the Swimming with Fishes drawing, titled In Case of Emergency Break Glass, for a group show at the Little Gallery on High, Trentham. The show runs over cool August. Read More

July 23, 2015

Playing with Emily

Added some new activist dates and images to Emily’s work. Read More

April 11, 2014

3D doodle

Pastel drawing compiled on iPad with mixed apps. Blue and red glasses. Multi layered. Images set at various planes using icolorama… Read More

January 11, 2014

3D experiment

Playing with 2 new apps. 3D (Red and blue) glasses required. Pencil drawing on paper, Camera, iColorama with a touch of skribl on iPad. Read More

January 3, 2014

Piano player playing in the hotel lobby

September 20, 2013

Front to back doodle

Brushes drawing on iPad made in Darwin on Saturday night. Read More

September 15, 2013

From the studio

Proofing prints. Studio work diary. Testing a series of inkjet papers… Read More

June 22, 2013

Global Mobile Digital Art

David Scott Liebowitz’s book  is published. Two of my drawings  “Breathing under water” and  “Headache” get to see some light in David’s book, Mobile Digital Art: Using the iPad and iPhone as Creative Tools (Publisher: Focus ;2013 There is also a section on how I drew… Read More

May 30, 2013

Mobile Digital Art Book arrives in Australia

The book, Mobile Digital Art hit Australia’s shore today. David Scott Leibowitz’s fine compilation of 70-mobile digital artists from around the world  is a big and colourful tome full of pictures made using the iPad and iPhone. The book contains work-through examples,  including my own creative process using these digital tools. Read More

May 30, 2013