I have always been curious about the way other artists experience the creative process and often wondered if I was doing it “right.” Now with a bit more experience under my belt and thanks to our ability to peek into the lives of other artists via social media, I realize, there is no right or wrong way to create art. Art is a journey as unique to each one of us as our finger prints. There is no right or wrong way to walk through the creative process. You just do. And you learn a whole lot along the way as you discover what works for you, what doesn’t and what techniques to use to achieve a certain look in your work.
So with that in mind, I share with you a short clip of my Valentine's Day bedtime doodles, so that you can peek into my sketchbook and see my creation process. This is the kind of stuff I do every day, just doodle in my sketchbook quickly, without restrictions to simply put a new image out into the world. If I like it, I take it to Phase 2 where I digitize my work, then Phase 3 where I prep the files to be used on stationery or printed on mugs. All topics I will cover through this newsletter and blog in the coming weeks.
I hope you had a lovely Valentine's Day and most important of all, I hope you got in little bit of drawing and lettering practice in your own sketchbook as well.
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Hi - I'm Dio!
Designer/Marketer and Lettering Artist on a mission to color your world.
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