Boy, balloon and wind

Lampshack got the things together; the blanket, the large woven basket, the stove. They were going to fly. He saw it for the first time, when he got to watch the television. “What is that up there!” “An air balloon” “Are there people inside?” “Yes”. “Really!” Even though Tito’s air balloon gave way in theContinue reading “Boy, balloon and wind”

How to import psd files to autodesk sketchbook

Things like mockups or unfinished artwork come in psd format, because of the layers. With psd format, you can transfer a file with its layers still intact and that allows you work on each individual one later on. I got some mock ups for a book cover I designed, they were on Pinterest and theyContinue reading “How to import psd files to autodesk sketchbook”

Peanut butter chocolate oats cookies — Food is art

I made some really delicious cookies and I want to share. Baking and working with chocolate is something I like doing. Here’s how to make peanut butter chocolate oat cookies Ingredients 1. Cocoa powder2. All purpose flour 3. Baking soda4. Almond milk (it gives the cookies a nice taste) 5. Peanut butter 6. 1 largeContinue reading “Peanut butter chocolate oats cookies — Food is art”

My Art Prints store is live!

Yes it is, my store is now live. I have been planning this for a long while. I have had some enquiries about selling my art and finally it’s here! Digital download art prints are here and they are ready to find a new home Learn more about digital downloadable art prints. Available are myContinue reading “My Art Prints store is live!”

A non-lockdown related post

Hi! Thanks for stopping by, if you’re new here welcome to hopeasfro, I’m Id. The blog is on lifestyle, Art and literature. I decided to make this interesting, and this post is packed with content concerning these three themes. Have a laugh with these comical posts • 15 annoying things people who wear glasses canContinue reading “A non-lockdown related post”

Why downloadable art prints are a thing

Downloadable art prints are a thing. If you didn’t know, I’m telling you now. It’s like having the art print of your favourite artist or a painting you felt drawn to and love. They carry the same benefits as normal posted art prints have, and even more. Downloadable art prints which can most times beContinue reading “Why downloadable art prints are a thing”

Finding your purpose and choosing a career

While choosing a career and degree, let’s look at things differently. Choosing based on skills is the norm but it’s more than that. On this post, it will be on purpose and more on choosing a career for yourself. These are my opinions. I will be suggesting better ways to choose a career or degreeContinue reading “Finding your purpose and choosing a career”

Raster and vector graphics: differences between, their importance + common programs to achieve them

Raster and vector are the two digital graphic files. They are different and are used based on specific projects. On this post, I will be going over the two digital graphic files, raster and vector. Digital graphics come in two forms, as a vector image or a raster image. How raster images are made RasterContinue reading “Raster and vector graphics: differences between, their importance + common programs to achieve them”

Digital painting for beginners

Hey artist! Painting and art, in general, is all about bringing your creativity out (in this case, on a picture). Although people are born with the natural talent of drawing & painting, I believe everyone can learn to draw, paint and make art. If you are one of both, I’m here to give you aContinue reading “Digital painting for beginners”

Book Review: After they left

This book opened my eyes to things I did not know was going on. I knew lots of terrible things happened in IDP camps like rape, hunger and neglect by people and the government. But, organized child trafficking? Here’s the back story, the novel by Edify Yakusak tells the story of two kids, Kim andContinue reading “Book Review: After they left”