The artistic adventures of Dave Astels

Sun 23 January 2022

Changes in Focus

Posted by Dave Astels in General   

My journey exploring my artistic side has had some twists and turns. I've explored new mediums and techniques:

  • fantasy mapmaking
  • colouring with Copic markers - primarily manga
  • pen and ink sketching
  • loose wet watercolour painting,
  • tighter drier watercolour of architecture - specifically traditional Japanese buildings and storefronts
  • poster colour paints - landscapes and …


Sat 15 January 2022

A Fresh Start

Posted by Dave Astels in General   

Tear it down, throw it out, build it up again

It's time for a fresh start.

This was always a tech oriented blog since that was pretty much all I did. Now I'm getting more art focused so I've refocused the blog on my artistic activities.