Finalizing the digital drawing challenge

Good morning!

Finally! 🙂 It has taken me 1 year and 4 months to finish my digital drawing challenge of 25 drawings, which I initially had planned to finish in 30 days..lol. I am posting the last 6 drawings in one go. Sorry I’m not able to write an elaborate backstory to them.

I have learned a lot over the past 16 months. Not only have I improved my drawing skills but I’ve come to understand the infinite possibilities that exist in the digital realm:

  1. it’s practical because it’s so portable and easy to store… and no mess! (ideal when you have kids running around)
  2. you can skip sketching beforehand and instead sketch whilst creating
  3. it allows you to go back and change or adjust stages in your process whenever you like. For example: your background color can be adjusted without having to start all over.

These are the down sides for me:

  1. constantly staring at a screen (which i’m sure will become better as technology evolves)
  2. you can only use 1 finger at a time or one pen. I love using my full hands for example when working with real chalk pastel
  3. you never know what the colors eventually look like on print until its printed..

Scroll all the way down to see all of the drawings that were created during the digital drawing challenge.

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Portrait of Maggie Rogers, digital drawing by Isabella El-Hasan 2018
Daara J portrait 2018
Portrait of Daara J Family, digital drawing by Isabella El-Hasan 2018
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Portrait of Boyan Slat, digital drawing by Isabella El-Hasan 2018
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Portrait of Willow Smith, digital drawing by Isabella El-Hasan 2018
Artist at the Beach copy
Artist at the beach, digital drawing by Isabella El-Hasan 2018
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Watching the sunset, digital drawing by Isabella El-Hasan 2018