Tag: process

  • 2023: A Year in Art

    2023: A Year in Art

    This is my yearly art review, assessing what kind of artistic progress I made. Looking back, I realized I only posted on this blog 8 times this year, and I started 8 drafts that I never completed. I made a lot of art, so why didn’t I post more? Maybe an important question is, Why […]

  • The Process is the Point

    The Process is the Point

    This weekend I finally had some quiet time to work on my surface pattern design again. It’s one of those things I pick up from time to time. I love the challenge of it. For a long time, you needed to have a copy of Adobe Illustrator to make seamless digital pattern tiles. Now that […]

  • Geometric Abstract Prints

    Geometric Abstract Prints

    This week I’ve been working on geometric abstract prints. I like the versatility of them. Once I settled on a process, it is possible to do any color combination. I started with making color blocks in the Graphic app. Then copy and pasted them to Procreate, and roughed them up with the oil brush. The […]

  • Using a Doodle to Make AI Art

    One of the most fun things to do with the AI Art apps is using a doodle to make AI art. It’s a very easy process. I use the Procreate app to create a really simple image, and then feed it into Wombo AI app with some descriptive prompts.

  • The Addictive Nature of AI Art Apps

    I’ve been thinking a lot about the addictive nature of AI art. Using the AI art apps often feels like using a slot machine. I vacillate from, “It’s fun, it’s cool, it’s crazy,” to “it’s dull, it’s fake, it’s a ripoff, it’s a dopamine hit.” The addictive quality of making these images is nothing new […]

  • AI Art: Flowers for days

    It’s been over nine months since I wrote my first AI Art post. So much has advanced in the world of AI Art in such a short time. I vacillate between being fascinated by what it can do, and horrified by how addictive it is. It is unsettling to think that certain kinds of art-making […]