Chapter 5. Old Chair

Another Shift

Some would call it an antique shop, and others would call it a junk shop. On San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley, there stood this tiny shop filled with some people’s junk waiting to become somebody else’s treasure. It was a beautiful sunny day and the shadows were razor sharp. This odd mixture of wares just begged to be captured.

The “old chair” painting (Figure 5.1) marked another shift in how I work—using the Wacom Cintiq. I don’t want this to sound like a promotion for Wacom products, but the Cintiq did have a dramatic affect on my work.

“old chair”

Figure 5.1. “old chair”

From Mouse to Tablet

I was traditionally trained as an artist ...

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