Sunday, 5 August 2012

Paper...My new addiction

unfortunately I'm not addicted to proper paper....but the app 'Paper by 53' (you can check it out here if you like).

It's just basically a notepad, where you can sketch, write and doodle etc. on your iPad or tablet.

I think my recent fondness for this app has come about since I have an exam to sit on the 15th, and I've not really been inspired to revise (My excuse is that it's multiple choice, so how hard can it be, right?).

Anyhoo here are some doodles I've done on ze app:
randomness

Spidey


made this one for Tee :D
Alien in space

Allah in arabic
I used to be a pretty good drawer in high school, and at one point contemplated doing something in animation, but my drawings are a bit flukey in the sense that I can't really replicate things very well (e.g. characters) and I'm not very good at creating a story to make a decent comic :/

In other news, my lovely grandmother (my dad's mum) came to england on Friday, from New York where she stayed for a month with my uncle and aunties.  She's settling in pretty well, but I think the rain is a pretty big change from the weather in Pakistan!
24 hour electricity here though, unlike Pakistan.

Also, as I'm writing this post, Murray just won Gold in the Olympic tennis final! Well done lad!

xo

16 comments:

  1. I'd heard Murray had finally won something, but wasn't sure what it was. It's a gold though, so awesome :D

    I really like those drawings. You're talented, don't put yourself down :) Drawing is something you either can do or can't. It's not really something that can be taught, and I wish I knew that, and had had the guts to say it, back in school.

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    1. Aww thanks :)
      Hey at least you're saying it now! And my drawings aren't as good as you're writing matey ;)

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  2. I think those doodles are really nifty. Are Edgar the walrus, and Fernando the flying jellyfish original characters? You should make a web comic about them if they are.

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    1. Yes they are :) I might just do that once I think of a suitable storyline! Thank you :D

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  3. The drawings are Awesome....Well done Murray!

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    1. Thank you :D
      and yup go Murray!

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  4. Wow, they are very cute! I love your doodles which remind me of so called "Soft Characters" , "Yuru Kyara" in Japanese. Most of them are mascot characters representing some areas or events. Some of them are very popular.
    keiko
    greeting from Japan in sultry mid summer :)

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    1. Aww thank you :D I love japanese animation and drawings! I used to copy a lot of manga and anime illustrations in high school!

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  5. I have an iphone now but barely know how to use it ;-) A friend of mine had a paint program on his and it was a lot of fun - I wish I knew what it was called :)

    It must be wonderful to have your grandmother visiting you! Have a lovely time together :)

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    1. You'll get the hang of it eventually! Ohhh just in the app store and type in 'doodles' or 'painting' and lots of apps should come up for you to play with!

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  6. Your doodles are better than mine. All I can draw are stickmen. :P

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    1. Aww shucks thanks :D Stick man are necessary doodles!

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  7. doodles lookin' really good! is the app available on android though?

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    1. Thank you jee :D I would assume so, although this particular app is only available on the iPad, so if you have an android tablet i think you can

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  8. Try turning some things upside down and drawing them. Your eye and mind wiLL focus on shapes, lines, lengths, proportions and angles, engaging the proper side of your brain.

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    1. I will most definitely try that :D thanks for the tip!

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