Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Playing with Paint (The Microsoft Kind)

So lately, it seems a bit slow at work and I try keep my mind occupied. Well, hours of surfing the net is getting old and reading a book is a bit too difficult since I’m usually on the phone, so I decided to try out some art. I used to be a good artist back in my glory days of High School, but I haven’t picked up a pen, pencil or any paints seriously for over 8 years.

First of all I needed something simple to draw, something linier. I love cars so I found one that I liked and felt I could draw; a Chrysler Crossfire. Microsoft Paint isn’t the easiest program to navigate, but it’s free and it's easy to erase mistakes. So this is what I’ve completed before I headed out to lunch today. I know it needs a lot of work but, I have to admit, I’m kinda proud of my product after a long interval of art abstinence :-D

The web picture I found

A quick two minute sketch, just to get the basic look

My product...not final, but a good start I think

Quirky Quote: Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. ~Pablo Picasso


Heather said...

I am extremely impressed. I couldn't draw something like that freehand let alone with paint. You're amazing.

orangemily said...

Wow, great job! You are definitely more talented than I am, although I claim no artistic talent.