Richard Foale
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Digital Painting, is it cheating?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Foale May 31, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi.During a lively debate last night at my local pub a friend asked me "do you not think that digital painting is cheating?" Being someone who knows that I can draw and paint and sports various…READ MORE


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I work in the print trade and have recently come back to art after 12 or so years. I primarily use gouache and pencil but have used acrylics in the past. I love to illustrate for children and have two picture books that I have written and illustrated, one day I will try and self publish them. I am experimenting with digital painting at present which is more like conventional painting than I realised.

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At 7:11pm on January 28, 2017, Paul Alan Roth said…

You're welcome...yes, Life has a way of putting our artwork on a back burner...hope you get to return to it soon.

At 1:04am on January 28, 2017, Paul Alan Roth said…

Hello Richard,

Enjoyed viewing your excellent works. I'm a Sci-Fi/Fantasy fan...loved your paintings.

At 10:16pm on August 10, 2013, Anne Ch. said…

Thank you so much for your nice words, your work is absolutely great! Full of colours, and emotions- I love it! :)

Good luck, wish Anne 

At 3:58pm on May 31, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…
I have offerd my work to a writer and she really likes my pictures and talked to her publisher about me..finally she has written several book for me..:-):-)!! have to do something :-)
At 3:42pm on May 31, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…
Definitely, you will be excellent in it!!! should offer your work personaly!!..and be patient..:-):-):-)
At 2:59pm on May 31, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…

It was a present form my husband ...I also can´t wait to work with...but I have to finish a book (illustrations) and some small illustrations for other publisher,...and than... :o).....I know, this is a small F1 :o)))))))))

At 10:30am on May 31, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…

Wacom Cintiq 13 HD, it is new, but really good bargain...I had an opportunity to buy it cheaper :o)

At 10:15am on May 31, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…

Thank you Richard, I hope I will manage it....:o)..let you know

At 9:18am on May 31, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…

I have Photoshop, is it OK ? may be I will need help :o)..and you..what software dou YOU use?.. I hope I will have time for it during summer holiday .... :o)

At 6:19pm on May 30, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…

thank you Richard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :), I have bought graphics tablet, but I did not have time yet to start,..will be really hard but I like to try it :o)



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