Author Archives: DEBO

About DEBO

Aspiring artist who is exploring her creativity through the medium of ink and digital media.

Survival for Illustration Friday

This was a rather easy theme to do this time as I’ve been preparing digital art lessons for my high school students.  We’ll be creating robots using PhotoShop and their cell phone cameras.  The plan is for them to go … Continue reading

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Nativity Revisited

Last night I was invited by a dear friend, Mrs. Moore, to Black Nativity Revisited put on by the Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland. I had a little problem with the “revisited” in the title. Why was it there? … Continue reading

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Jungle Nymph for IF’s Spirit.

Here in the Bay Area, we just finished one of our coldest weeks ever.  Those living in the east, probably think of us as wimps. I’ll admit it, but even so, we all probably begin to fantasize about warmer climates … Continue reading

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Who’s that handsome dude? It’s Mike White; all dressed up for the Pooch Pow Wow held at Ol’ Niles area of Fremont, California.

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Tension for Illustration Friday

                                Tension? Let me tell you about tension. Graduation angst is all over the faces of my high school seniors.  Like deer caught in the … Continue reading

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Wild for Illustration Friday

It’s April, and the world is in bloom. I’ve spent the weekend working in my backyard garden trying to get it back in order after it’s been neglected for so long.  Winter in California is a holiday compare to other … Continue reading

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WINGS for Illusration Friday

Wings— To fly To carry you Beyond the everyday To places yet unknown With hopes That something new And miraculous Will happen. Mysteries abound If only you are open And willing to quiet That ceaseless voice Inside Listen— Listen— Listen— … Continue reading

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Myth for Illustration Friday

Joseph Campbell’s books, the Power of Myth and The Hero With A Thousand Faces come to mind  from this weeks prompt from Illustration Friday.  I strongly believe we all follow the the path of the archetype hero.  We walk the … Continue reading

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Another PhotoShop Edit

Though I’ve been working with PhotoShop for a long while, I’m still amazed with what you can do with it.  I generally use it for painting original drawings, but lately I’ve been using it to photo editing.  This time my … Continue reading

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Fun with Photo Editing

I’ve been having quite some fun with my new WACOM tablet.  It is making editing so much easier.  It’s like having my hands back on a brush. I knew the limitations of working with a mouse, yet I didn’t realize … Continue reading

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