Saturday, 29 August 2015

where to view my work images opinions ideas and posts online

Saturday, 22 August 2015

A 3 way demo

#Typography #digitaltypography #lettering

Another one of my experiments. I was trying for a different effect but this turned out to be just as interesting!

3  #Font types #arial #timesnewroman #blackchancery
3 different #inkscape filters combined
#crackedlava #darkenedges #roughpaper

and oddly what color the font is turns out to make a difference too!

Saturday, 15 August 2015

Blue Gouache effect

I've been busy with a BIG project but to inspire you while I finish that here's a digital doodle!

I drew freeform with the pencil line tool in #inkscape and then added a color fill and gradient of ultramarine blue and then added the gouache filter.
The result actually look more like wet into wet watercolor on a heavy cold pressed paper but I'm thinking my little test might give people ideas for their own digital painting? 

Try this combo for your work and let me know if it works for you?

Saturday, 1 August 2015

Coloring in Question

Some help with these questions please ?
Do you like adult #coloringbooks

Would you like to see my vector generated patterns as black outlines you can add your own colors to?

Copyright Julie Vaux 2015

This is an older work with color and a gradient added but it could easily be edited back to a pure outline so if you like coloring in abstract geometric patterns let me know and if anyone has info about which publishers take subs for books of this type please email me?

Thank you

Friday, 24 July 2015

Playing with near white winter tones

Two experiments with wintry whites tones
One done with #gimp the other with #inkscape in trying to have white on white or as close as possible without using an outline filter or a gradient that might not work after being exported into png or jpg

This png image was done in Inkscape I changed the stroke to a light blue and used a gradient fill with multiple stops to suggest the colors of snow and ice over a unicode generated glyph meaning white.

The jpg was created in #gimp. I wanted to have lots of white in and around the letters  but not a transparent background that might change to black on some screens  so I started with a background texture file / fill then added text and then applied a filter. 

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Silent Listen Digital Calligraphy?

#digitaltypography #inkscape #typographicart #julievaux

Silent Listen and 2 Questions 

How long do you think this take to do in #inkscape and how long would it have taken in traditional media?

Can it be called #calligraphy if tis done with a #computer?

Copyright Julie Vaux 2015 
I'm very pleased with this design for a variety of reasons and a primary one is how it demonstrates ... well for me the advantages of #digital #typography using #vector #ojects in an #inkscape workspace.

It could be possible to do this as a piece of #typographicart or rather #calligraphy since part of it would have to be painted or airbrushed using watercolor ink sponges etc watersoluble crayon or pencil  but it would take hours or days including drying time.

By using #inkscape text changed to vector objects and filters I finished this in a couple of hours !

Also it works as conceptual art typographic art or dare I type "Calligraphy" ?

Oh its also available on #redbubble

Saturday, 11 July 2015

Jesus Cares Poster Print

This poster needs some love and PR ... please help by sharing.

I jsut paid offf the mid year bills and now I've been sick for the last two weeks so sick being able just to sit up and type is process