The Computer as Art Tool


One from the archive which goes some way to explaining my path from acting to art and how I use Photoshop. Enjoy!

First Night Design

My Computer Screen

In this post I am going to show a little of what goes into creating one of my digital art pieces.  Above is an inept iPhone picture of my computer screen while I was in the middle of writing.

Physical disability has all but destroyed my ability to create by hand, which I can’t pretend is anything other than frustrating. Like a lamb to the slaughter, I devour all the projects posted on craft blogs and my envy knows no bounds.

When I was a child I was always writing or creating something.  I would buy cheap notebooks, cover them in fabric (corduroy was a particular favourite) and add a fastening.  Or I would make necklace beads out of special craft dough and string them on a leather thong – well, it was the 1960s!   Even then I had problems with my fingers so that my efforts were never…

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7 thoughts on “The Computer as Art Tool

  1. We sound a little bit a like as far as creativity goes..when I was a little one also, couldn’t keep me away from anything that could have looked like I could make something out of it…nice work..thank you so for your likes..nice of you
    Sherri

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