One from the archive which goes some way to explaining my path from acting to art and how I use Photoshop. Enjoy!
Originally posted on First Night Design:
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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