Face # 14 was just done on a free drawing app called Scribbler that I learned about from my artist friend, Melisa, who did a drawing for the 29 Faces project on it on her blog today. Here’s the thing though. Two months ago, I couldn’t use a touchpad to click a button. I was a total mouse-addict and couldn’t imagine life any other way. Then I got a little netbook I call “Herman,” and I had to learn, if I was going to enjoy the lazy pleasures of computing from the couch.
Fastforward two months later, and I just did a drawing with my touchpad! I learned from my awesome son, Chazz, who is going to design video games for a living, how to hold the bar with one hand and move the cursor with the other, and I did a drawing. Then the program, Scribbler, scribbled around my lines and gave it contour. It’s so cool!
Here she is:
It makes me want to try something like that on paper with pens or pencils or charcoal or…
Oh, and here is Herman, looking jaunty in his paint-pen embellished best, because explain to me why laptops have to be so ugly:
Herman is charmingly gender-flexible in his fashion choices, non?