In the summer of 2010, I never imagined I'd have a portfolio of over 1,000 illustrations on Dreamstime. It's been an amazing journey as a part-time illustrator. My advice to anyone starting out at Dreamstime is to find your own style and be unashamed to create what you want. My other advice is to tell a story whenever possible.My full-time job is photo retoucher and owner for Photo Grafix. One of my clients is a big Dreamstime contributor known as Creatista.Working on over 5,000 images of... continue reading
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Originally my dream was to be a cartoonist of comics. But life took me through other routes ... For many years I devoted to graphic design.And in my spare time, as a way to combat the stress of the workday, I entertained doing illustrations of "monkeys" (name I gave them my little humorous characters).For decades this type of illustrations remained sleeping on a hard drive.Finally after several months of working with Dreamstime, I decided to adapt these illustrations of my "monkeys", giving... continue reading
It may be because I'm a cartoonist, from years before the appearance of the computer. (ha ha I'm getting old).So I can not abandon the traditional way of performing the sketches ... using pencil and paper.Drawing on paper with a soft pencil, get more expressive and fluent in my creations.Sometimes I also use Photoshop to sketch original freehand.The second step is to take the picture I drew on paper and proceed to do a scan.When I made the sketch drawing from PhotoShop, it only... continue reading
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