Digital Art: A Fun and Creative Way to Express Yourself

By valo | Neurodivergent_AI | 14 May 2022


You do not need to be gifted

1*FPfsCDdaNMejicpjgevTiA.png An abstract artwork I created using Flamelet.

Art, in its many forms, is an excellent way of letting go of stress. It can be a form of self-expression, self-discovery, or simply a way to spend some time experimenting with new techniques and mediums. This type of art can be created using various software programs or online tools, and there are no limits to what you can create. There are many benefits to digital art, including the fact that it is a very versatile medium. You can create almost anything you can imagine, and the only limit is your own creativity. Digital art is also a great way to express yourself and explore new aspects of your personality. If you are on a journey to self-expression and self-discovery, digital art is definitely something you should try out.

1*sP5BxqdDuRn_E-XixjsewA.png A fractal belonging to the Mandelbrot series that I generated using Frax.

An outlet for releasing stress

Stress is everywhere — tight deadlines at school or work, trying to provide for your family, health issues, particularly that of loved ones, worries about the future, insecurity and other demands. One great way to relax and de-stress is by doing digital art and even getting some creative juices flowing. This type of art can be created using various apps, and there are no limits to what you can create.

There are many different options available, so take some time to explore until you find one that suits your needs and feel comfortable to use. Experiment with different techniques and see what you can create. There are no rules when it comes to digital art, so let your imagination run wild.

Digital art is a broad term that can refer to a number of different types of art. Some common types of digital art include digital painting, digital illustration, and 3D rendering. There are vastly different styles of artworks, from painting on your tablet to generating abstract fractals and even hyperrealistic scenery created by AI.

1*XDQSYtQJ1g4oTJiTgKieYg.png An AI-generated hyperrealistic image of pine branches I created in starryai.

What kind of digital art one can create?

Digital painting

One of the most popular types of digital art is digital painting. This is where an artist uses a software program to create a painting as if using a canvas. The artist can use a variety of brushes, pencils and pens to create their painting. They can also add textured effects to their paintings to make them more realistic. There are many reasons why digital painting is so popular, such as having more control over the artwork. The artist can experiment with different techniques without having to worry about making mistakes. A blob of paint on an actual oil painting might ruin the whole work, though, in digital form, there is always the option to undo it. Also, digital painting saves money since one does not need to buy new art supplies continuously, and the range of colours is practically unlimited. And, because software is constantly being updated, the possibilities for what an artist can create are endless.

Digital sculptures

While researching the topic, I came across a type of digital art that I had never come across before. There are 3D modelling programs that allow the artist to use a variety of tools to create a digital sculpture as if using real clay. They can also add textures to their sculptures to make them more realistic. Digital sculptures can also be printed out on a 3D printer using various materials. Actually, digital sculpting is more than just a hobby. Many characters in video games and movies are created in this way.

Generative art

Generative art is a type of art that is created through the use of computers or mobile devices. The beauty of generative art is that it is constantly evolving, and, in some cases, it can never be reproduced twice. You can never predict what the final product will look like, making it a truly unique and exciting form of art. Often generative art is abstract, featuring geometric shapes and patterns created by algorithms. Abstract generative art can be wonderful and mesmerising to look at. It is also a great way to relieve stress and anxiety since it does not require any special skills other than some trial and error at the beginning of your artistic journey. Literally, anyone can be an artist.

1*wPSUh14URDDcI1cSCPjuHQ.png A decorated heart that I drew in Weave Silk.

Conclusion

Digital art is a great way to relax and de-stress. It can be created using various apps, and there are no limits to what you can make. Experiment with different techniques and see what you can create. There are no rules when it comes to digital art, so let your imagination run wild! If you can imagine it, you can create it. In some cases, you do not even need to be a professional or have special skills and many years of experience behind your back.

1*z2xplS8HYObw5Wb96d-Gsg.png “Digital art” — an abstract digital artwork that I generated using the AI in the Wombo Dream app.
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A scientist and artist, a fan of technology, recently became a blogger.


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