Portraits (mostly faceless) painted digitally on an iPad with the app Paper by WeTransfer.
Portraits painted digitally on an iPad with the app Procreate by Savage.
Miniature watercolor portraits painted at really small sizes.
Not to overstate the obvious here, but oil pastels do not behave like colored pencils…
Like previous years, I started out with the best of intentions for Inktober and then quickly lost steam…
To draw straight lines on the iPad in apps that don’t have a ruler tool, I use whatever straight edge I have laying around: plastic ruler, book cover, piece of cardboard, notepad, etc.
Long story short, if you have an iPad Pro do yourself a favor and get an Apple Pencil.
How did I git gud at drawing and painting on an iPad? The answer that no one likes to hear is “practice, practice, practice.
If it wasn’t obvious from the artwork on this site, I draw, paint, and create on Apple’s iPad.
How to switch tools in the app Paper for iPad and iPhone.
A smooth gradient can be achieved layering washes of watercolor on top of each other. Speed and pressure play an important role in how clean of a tone you end up with.
Convincing myself that I need an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to fulfill all my digital illustration needs.
Learn how to create impressive effects with 53’s Pencil stylus and Paper app, using exclusive features like Blend and Surface Pressure.
Learn Paper’s faux layer technique and how it can aid in sketching and tracing on iPad.
I’ve been drawing with traditional tools and materials — on and off for the last 20 years.
Learn how to draw stars, galaxies, planets, black holes and more with Paper on iPad and 53’s Pencil stylus.
Tutorial explaining how to use Paper’s new color picker tool to sample, mix, and share colors.
An avid Paper creator’s impressions of FiftyThree’s new iPad stylus, Pencil.
Download these templates for Paper and discover how to use Mix to Learn, Sketch, Play, Write, Design, and Think.
Learn how to use Paper’s eraser tool to undo and cover-up mistakes on iPad.
Mix by FiftyThree makes finding, sharing, and learning from inspiring Paper creators easy and fun.
Discover the secrets of Paper’s newly updated watercolor brush in this short tutorial and video.
A look back at two years of drawing over 800 portraits using an iPad and Paper for iOS.
Enter to win a portrait of your choice drawn by Michael Rose in his signature PaperFaces style.
How to use the grid method of drawing to improve your accuracy when drawing with the app Paper on iPad.
Learn how to reposition Paper’s zoom loupe mid-stroke to help add detail to your drawings.
Advanced Paper tutorials and techniques for drawing and painting faces with an iPad.
Finding inspiration from the faces of strangers on Sktchy for iOS.
Beginner friendly Paper app tutorials covering basic drawing and painting techniques, inking, and color theory principles.
How to use blind contour line drawing and the iPad app Paper, to improve hand eye coordination and observation skills.
Tutorials for drawing bricks, wood, and rock textures with the Paper app on iPad.
53’s Pencil stylus and new Blend feature is full of promise. Here’s a taste of what is possible when using both.
Impressions of a handmade Moleskine book designed and printed on iPad with the app Paper.
Techniques for drawing water and waves using the app Paper on iPad.
iPad tutorials and techniques for drawing blue skies, clouds, and sunsets with the app Paper.
Techniques on how to draw trees, grass, and other foliage using the Paper app on iPad.
Year one of my 365 day portrait project may be over, but I’m just getting started.
An introduction to Paper’s tools and how best to exploit them for drawing realistically.
The Pogo Connect is an iPad stylus that brings pressure sensitivity and enhanced functionality to devices and apps that support it.
Quick tutorial for drawing faceless (e.g., PaperFaces) portraits on iPad with the Paper app.
Learn how I draw hair quickly with the Paper app for iPad.
How to sketch faceless (e.g., PaperFaces) portraits and landscapes on an iPad, with the app Paper.
An experiment in humanizing the web — drawing a portrait everyday on iPad with the app Paper.