JKPP = Julia Kaye Portrait Party (referred to photo put on JKPP Flickr Group supplied by subject for this purpose)

iPadPro: Pencil
Apps Used: Procreate

iPadPro: Pencil
Apps Used: Finngr Pro

iPadPro: New Trent Arcadia stylus
Apps Used: Tayasui Sketches Pro; Sketch Club

The new iPat was inspired to get to work while on lunch break.

iPadPro: New Trent Arcadia stylus
Apps Used: Tayasui Sketches Pro; Sketch Club

Like feeding time at the zoo, conditions in the library were perfect for unobtrusive sketching of the oblivious.

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iPadPro: New Trent Arcadia stylus
Apps Used: Tayasui Sketches Pro; Sketch Club

I wanted to try the Split Screen feature and wasn’t sure which drawing apps would work so I used Apple’s Notes. It worked just as I had hoped – the app was on the left and the photo of Natalia in the camera roll was in another window on the right. Perfect. The app leaves a lot to be desired as far as sketching is concerned. I have since discovered that Procreate and Sketchbook work in split screen. (Also Paper by 53 but I really dislike that one.) At this point I was still using the old stylus – I didn’t start using the Apple Pencil until a few days later. I can’t remember why. I had a reason but I’ve forgotten.

JKPP = Julia Kaye Portrait Party (referred to photo put on JKPP Flickr Group supplied by subject for this purpose) iPadPro: New Trent Arcadia stylus
Apps Used: Notes

Last week I acquired a new iPad Pro. Everything from the iPad transferred seamlessly into the iPad Pro via iCloud – no computer involvement at all. Phew. I sat silently and restlessly as I watched iPat communicate with iPat. Sometimes I got the impression they were discussing me. I was antsy and wanted to hurry up and get drawing so when they finally allowed it I doodled a guy on a tv show.

iPadPro: New Trent Arcadia stylus
Apps Used: Finngr Pro

After I did a transfer monotype (seen in a previous post some time ago) using this drawing, I noticed that there was sufficient ink remaining on the copper plate so I decided to keep working on the plate and run it through the press. Well, it printed out just fine, but I hated it. Destined for the garbage heap. One day last week I was using acrylics for a project I’ve been working on and decided to see what would happen if I painted over the oil based printing ink.

I referred to a sketch that had been drawn from life in a small gridded notebook and then colored in my iPAD while on the High Line with NYC Urban Sketchers. Arches printmaking paper.
Acrylic paint

I was bored. The gouache painting of construction workers was over there – across the room in the shadows – so I took out iPad and sketched it sort of.

iPad; New Trent Arcadia stylus.
Apps Used: Zen Brush

I wanted to take the bus up to The Met but, before I realized it, I discovered I had walked most of the way and just kept going. The plan was to re-visit the Beckmann exhibition but I wasn’t in the mood so I just wandered aimlessly around. I was pleased to discover, in the prints corridor, everything was new to me. More wandering tired me out so I decided a coffee in the cafeteria was necessary.

Pitt Fine pen, daily schedule of museum events pamphlet: photographed using iPad and then imported into Sketch Club for color.