Raheem Nelson

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  1. iPad Pro (Day 10)

    Date 14 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 10 of my iPad Pro coverage. It’s finally warming up in New Haven so I took the opportunity to paint outside today. First, let me say True Tone display has been easy on the eyes and I love how it adjusts automatically to the light in any…

  2. A Larger Perspective Part II (iPad Pro 12.9)

    Date 13 Apr 2016
    Welcome to my blog! Here is a special post by my fellow artist and friend, Keith Cowan. He’ll be talking about how he uses the iPad Pro 12.9 inch model.  Keith and I in California before mDAC 2015 First, I will start with thanking my good friend Raheem Nelson for…

  3. iPad Pro (Day 9)

    Date 13 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 9 of my iPad Pro coverage. I’m using the new 9.7 inch model and Procreate. Today I emphasized hand lettering in my work with these latest illustrations.  The goal was to see just how accurate I could get with my writing and implement that into my artwork.…

  4. iPad Pro (Day 8)

    Date 11 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 9 of my iPad Pro coverage. Today was especially interesting. There was a Holocaust survivor and a Rwandan Genocide survivor present to speak to the High School kids I work with.  While they were listening to their triumphs through adversity I took the opportunity to do some live painting and…

  5. iPad Pro (Day 7)

    Date 08 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 7 of my coverage on the iPad Pro 9.7 inch model. Today I tried something new with my animation commission. The client asked for an illustration of a house with a door that opens to reveal their logo.  I wanted it to be done in one take…

  6. iPad Pro (Day 6)

    Date 08 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 6 of my iPad Pro coverage. I remember switching from my iPad 1st Gen to an iPad 3 and noticing how vibrant the colors were at the time. I can say the same thing about the Pro 9.7 inch.  Color is paramount whether I’m painting or just reading…

  7. iPad Pro (Day 5)

    Date 06 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 5 of my coverage on the iPad Pro 9.7 inch model. Before I begin I want to give a special shoutout to my fellow artist and friend Keith Cowan. In my last post I mentioned the iPad confusing my palm with mark making while using the Pencil. Keith…

  8. iPad Pro (Day 4)

    Date 06 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 4 of my coverage on the iPad Pro 9.7 inch. I’m still using Procreate for these tests and working on freelance and personal work. First I started with a still life painting of my Camel Overcoat. There was no sketch, just a painting. I noticed in some cases…

  9. iPad Pro (Day 3)

    Date 04 Apr 2016
    Welcome to Day 3 of my coverage on the iPad Pro 9.7 inch. Let’s get into some technical aspects of Procreate on the Pro. When you create a new “digital” canvas you’re given options. There are Retina, Square, 4K, 1080p and A4 canvas sizes.   Let’s look at the pixel dimensions…

  10. A Larger Perspective (iPad Pro 12.9)

    Date 01 Apr 2016
    Today I’m switching things up and having my fellow iPad Artist, Jean-Paul Germain guest blog. He uses an iPad Pro 12.9 inch model and I knew it would be a great way to compare and contrast my series of reviews on the new 9.7 inch model. I’ve been using Tablet PC’s…

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