I am continuing to expand my skills into the world of graphic arts — particularly Photoshop for Mac (I have it on both iMac and Macbook Air) and some iPad apps like Art Studio. I have also used vector-based software like Illustrator and will probably have it on my Mac soon as well. I love the digital landscape for art because I am an artistic person to begin with. This was a natural transition for me and I am hooked learning new techniques — like manipulation of layers, vector masks, and shadows.
Most Recent for blog post about iPad Anonymity via VPN:
Here is a piece I did a few years back for PC World (TechHive blog at the time) where I wrote and researched this entire story and added this image using photoshop and scaling from public image database (as well as Apple’s website for the devices and TV shot):
Edit: Recent content from this year (2017):
Here are some samples of my latest content crearion (the iPads below were entirely hand drawn using my finger on the iPad screen and an app called Art Studio for iPad):
Using basic digital imagine apps on iPad combined with some of my photography and some of my traditional, pastel-based, artwork to create a mini collage of sorts:
Older/my beginner samples: Here are some examples of cloud computing logos I created from scratch that are entirely created by me in Photoshop:
Here is an older Appmodo post of mine where I used Att Studio for iPad to create the a steve jobs image. I experimented with layers to copy and paste images already available on the Web — without actual art creation this was pure Photoshop manipulation. Below, I took this further and used the actual Adobe Photoshop CS5 for desktop: