by Ruth Stanton
I’ve been experimenting with FireAlpaca, an application that allows me to draw directly onto the screen of my laptop. I plan to get a drawing pad with a stylus, but for now I am just using the cursor to draw directly on my laptop screen.
Some of you have already seen the results if you are a Facebook Friend of mine. I’ve sketched the provincial flowers and now I’m working on the provincial birds.
It’s a challenge; my drawings are very awkward. They look as though I’m drawing with my left hand or as if I had somehow slipped back in time and woke up somewhere between the ages of six or ten.
Here are a few of my attempts:
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You are doing amazingly well using a cursor, Ruth! The flowers are especially impressive. Looking forward to seeing your results with a drawing pad & stylus!
Ruth, lovely images! I second Susan’s comment on having a pad and stylus.
Ruth, I’ve enjoyed seeing each of your creations on Facebook. Your dexterity with the cursor is amazing! I can’t wait to see what you do when you get a stylus! Your creativity seems limitless and never fails to astonish me.