Tag Archives: doodling

easter patterns for Photoshop and Illustrator

easter patterns for Photoshop and Illustrator

Doodled, cut, scanned, cleaned in Photoshop, live-traced in Illustrator, then live-painted …. then played with …

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doodled christmas Ai and Ps patterns

doodled christmas Ai and Ps patterns

Christmas is coming … What I love about Christmas is all this ‘decorating madness’. Very likely I’ll follow this craziness and this is not my only xmas-related post this year.. We’ll see … Meanwhile enjoy my simple patterns (Photoshop and Illustrator pattern swatches). I doodled the trees and then live-traced them in Adobe Illustrator. (Yes, […]

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doodled PS and Ai free patterns: evening walk

doodled PS and Ai free patterns: evening walk

Doodling is relaxing.. This time I doodled with my Wacom tablet. Honestly, pen and paper work much better for me but gathering my doodles as vectors – that’s tempting… Converting them into Photoshop patterns – ‘just give me a second’. Plus, I can share them with my visitors. This time 7 Photoshop patterns (original tile […]

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something borrowed, something blue – doodled trees PS brushes

something borrowed, something blue – doodled trees PS brushes

Among all other attempts to reinvent my-professional-self (or less dramatically: to broaden (=shift) my area of interest) I attend drawing lessons. Recently a TREE has been the key element. That inspired me to doodle some trees to be used as Photoshop brushes.

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my first doodle font

my first doodle font

This was my first (mission accomplished) adventure with fonts. If only I liked my handwriting I would immediately turn it into font too. But so I don’t. I even came up with a trick so that it looks fancier: I write each letter in the opposite direction from what I’m used to. And sometimes it works.

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taking an illustration class

taking an illustration class

Today, I discovered there is an artist I can recognize by a tiny sample of his work.  I followed a tweet ‘focus on creating with negative space, while doodling…’ and there I was, taking an IllustrationClass. Created by Von. R. Glitschka (that’s the one). The idea was to fill some simple abstract shapes with whatever your […]

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