March 6th, 2014

New Digital Paintings in Ellifolks Etsy Shop


I have added two digital paintings to my Etsy shop. This painting is titled “Shopping”. It was painted on my ipad using the Procreate painting app. You can visit its Etsy page here.


Susie’s Midday Dreaming

This painting is “Susie’s Daytime Dreaming”. It was also painted on my ipad using Art […]

March 6th, 2014

I was Published in Somerset Digital Studio

I was very excited and honored to see my tutorial, “Using an IPad for Help with Painting Design Decisions”, published in the Spring 2014 issue of Somerset Digital Studio. In the article I talk about how I use the iPad for help with deciding the direction to take with paintings when I am feeling […]

December 1st, 2013

Recording Video of Your IPad Paintings – Procreate

Procreate – iPad painting in progress

There are a few iPad painting programs that either automatically record your paintings as they are created or that you can set beforehand to record as you paint. Procreate, SketchClub, Sketchbook Pro, are some current paint programs that allow you to create videos of your paintings […]

November 16th, 2013

Tutorial – Getting Started with Procreate iPad Painting App

Procreate painting

Procreate is my favorite digital painting app. The basic tools are easy to use, but if you want to delve into sophisticated, complex digital work, you can with Procreate. A 189 page handbook comes with the app and goes step by step through Procreate’s various tools and techniques, including brushes, layers, iPad […]

December 26th, 2012

Illustration Friday – Glow

Illustration Friday - Glow

Convergence of the Glow Worms

This week’s Illustration Friday topic is “Glow”. This was created using the SketchClub app on the iPad. I saw Unihorse’s wonderful Sketch Club app vector tool tutorial and have been experimenting with it. It’s a lot of fun, but takes a little getting used to.

SketchClub has a recording […]

December 17th, 2012

Illustration Friday – Snow

Illustration Friday - snow

This week’s Illustration Friday topic is “snow”. Digital drawing using Procreate app on the iPad.

November 5th, 2012

Tutorial – IPad And ArtRage for Help with Painting Design Decisions

finished painting

painting in progress before putting into ArtRage app

I like using the iPad for decision making when I get stuck on where to go next in the painting process in acrylic painting. This technique can be used for any art medium. I I use either the ArtRage or Procreate apps. In this tutorial, I […]