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Maker Monday: Digital Art Recap

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During our most recent Maker Monday at the Albright Memorial Library, we learned about digital art.  Chris Hughes is a digital artist who sells his pop culture pastiche tributes online as Peter Parker PA, peterparkerpa.com,  We learned about the geeky world of digital art mashups, from sketching out concepts through completing designs and building an audience online.

 

 

 

Interested in getting started with digital art? Chris demonstrated his work while using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, but recommended these lower cost or free software options.

Photo Editing Software:

Photoshop Express: www.photoshop.com/tools

Gimp: www.gimp.org

Paint.NET: www.getpaint.net

Vector Art & Design Software:

Affinity Designer: www.affinity.serif.com for Mac computers

Serif DrawPlus: www.serif.com/drawplus

Inkscape: www.inkscape.org

The library also has online courses available for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator the Computer Skills Center. Try it out today!

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