Fast forward a couple of decades and I've been too busy to expand on these abilities. My weapon of choice had always been black ink, as using a pencil has never failed to give me a chill down my spine. However, with the advent of the iPad, Apple totally changed the way we can create and distribute art (along with music, video and literature).
My recent discovery of an iPad-only app called "Paper" has afforded me the ability to produce art that otherwise would have taken hours...in minutes.
A brief idea of what this app is:
As you can see, one can create a number of sketchpads that one can fill up to one's heart's content. The first two pictures I created were featured in the two blog posts immediately preceding this one. The first is our beautiful pup, Sophie and the second a simple tree (well maybe not too simple).
I used "Paper" along with an editing app named "Snapseed" to create the following: