Amateur iPad art …

There are chunks of thirty minutes when the baby is sleeping, that are the new “productivity zones” for me. Since I was introducing my mom to ArtRage1, I decided to try it out myself. One of the nifty features is the ability to import a photo and create a new layer with variable opacity, which can then be used as a template for a layer on top of it. I used the watercolor brush and made the following:

Baby Gym Photo Baby Gym Watercolor

The original image is on the left, and the watercolor (with some contrast and exposure adjustments) is on the right. For someone who cannot draw what he sees, this has a huge amplifying effect.