After months of practising something is, at last, beginning to happen. The iPhone paintings are beginning to turn into a style. It’s very exciting! This portrait evolved right before my eyes, the result of having seen a couple of wonderful art exhibitions, as well as reading the newspapers more than usual, flicking through picture books and being immersed in the task at hand.
“One swallow does not make a summer.”
Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics
Greek critic, philosopher, physicist, & zoologist (384 BC – 322 BC)
I don’t often work with vectors for illustrations. It seems quite difficult to make them behave and so they then to be used for charts and diagrams. THere are some illustrators who use this medium very effectively for anything from business to children’s illustration. THe files are small and scalable with no loss of quality. This ‘style ‘ has come out of a current project although it is not being used for the project.
“Wattagwaan” or “wha gwan” is patois ( Jamaican slang) for ‘what’s going on?’ or ‘whats up!’