Reflections on the Creation Process by Anthony Stevens
My friend, the Sassy Brit, has a weekly challenge.
What’s On Your Desk, Wednesday?
I accepted her challenge, sent her a photo and a brief description, but then it occurred to me that some folks might be interested in a more detailed description of how I do what I do.
“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” – Cesar A. Cruz
Any discussion on the creative process should start with the physical environment and tools to be used. With that in mind, here’s a little background.
My wife and I have retired to a small apartment wing of the old family homestead. With this in mind, I downsized my office to include only that which I found critically useful.
I just finished posting a new short story that may lead into a longer-term series.
It’s called Miss Mystery and features a college student who discovers she has telekinetic abilities.
I’d like a little feedback on this tale, before I continue.
- Do you like how it plays so far?
- Are the characters believable?
- Would you like to see it as a graphic novel?
This first six chapters can be read for free, on Wattpad.
Lately, I’ve been jonesing to do some drawing and have been experimenting with the Free and Open Source program Krita.
Here are some great art tutorials using Krita and a Wacom tablet.
Krita meets Bob Ross #1
Bob Ross – Mystic Mountain
I’m planning on getting a Wacom tablet later this year. I’ve some projects that I think will be a lot of fun.
If you’ve any experience with this sort of setup, how about sharing some of your images?