I have recently updated my Stegna landscape illustrations by vectorizing it after using image trace within Illustrator. I edited the original image with a bit of a different contrast as well. Once I vectorized it, I later went over it with raster colors. Here are some of the results:
Some of the other ideas I created previously all in raster on the iPad, from which my original sketch originated, had a bear and a flying duck in them. For these ones, I decided to focus just on the landscape. I also played around with some halftone, glitch and other Procreate effects and even created a motion graphic out of some of the designs.
You may remember my quantum computing ideas that presented themselves in the form of a strange supercomputer and an object in the middle. I have been continuing to work on this idea making it even more mysterious and strange in the process:
The idea is for the center to be the fuel source and take some sort of matter to fuel the quantum computer that controls others via the cloud ultra high speed Internet and technologies not yet developed.
I have created a lot of new pixel art and motion graphics using it as well as other digital art showing transitions to pixels. Keep an eye for the blog section for more. In the meantime here is a video and two versions of a motion graphic showcasing pixel art below:
I have noticed that Weebly seems to be acting up as of late when uploading images to any sections of the site (whether blog, news or even any of the pages) from an iPad (or possibly any mobile device). I am now cleaning up various older blog posts that have images totally replaced and taken from different sections of the site and replaced the ones I uploaded.
I have been continuing to work with more ideas related to the theme of robotics. Here are some of the design ideas I have been working on:
I have revised and fixed previous fantasy or medieval art related to my Lone Warrior series where a lone rider gallops on a horse across a landscape.
I am planning on writing a longer blog post showcasing more sample sof this work combined with more brand new work I have created. However, Weebly was down for a wuile and it would crash every time I tried writing a news or blog poet until today. Thus, here is a teaser of some of these images below the fixes you see below. Look for more on the blog section soon.
Quantum computing is a far-reaching concept of what computers may be capable of down the line in terms of computation like processing data or brute forcing encryptions. It is a theory that if a computer can use quantum physics there is little if any limits to what it can achieve.
IBM describes it as a method of superposition in order to create states that can scale with quantum bits:
"To stand a chance at solving some of these problems, we need a new kind of computing. Universal quantum computers leverage the quantum mechanical phenomena of superposition and entanglement to create states that scale exponentially with number of qubits, or quantum bits."
I have created some graphic design ideas related to this concept:
If you have checked out the site within the last hour-or-so, then you may have noticed a new chatbot client showing up on the home page and the other pages shortly thereafter. This is because I have decided to add one from HubSpot. HubSpot pot purchased Motion AI a few years ago and implemented its own chat it system you can set up for free with a basic account.
HubSpot’s setup was easy and codeless. However, the chat client I am using is is simple. It really is just a way for me to be notified someone is trying to interact with me or the site and be able to log in so I can answer. The premium or paid plans HubSpot offers allow for more customization like access to a help desk and If/Then conditions statements. For now, this will do however, as my site visitation numbers per week wee only in the tens end not hundreds of users yet.
What prompted me to add this chat widget was the fact I wanted to learn more about creating chatbots for an article I am writing and for general knowledge. I also realize many people may not realize I have a contact page or click on it, this this is a quicker way for them to be able to reach me and takes less navigation on their part. It also showcases my web development skills further and things zi can do for clients besides just static pages.
As you may know if you follow AI news or machine learning advancements, chatbots take advantage of these latest trends and algorithms to answer questions better and decipher queries and interpret them more effectively over time.
I have been working on some interesting neon light type of design using a specialized filter on Illustrator and working it further using the pen tool. I started working with the fantasy landscape scene I created and turned into pixel art you may have seen here.
I have decided to keep working on the pixelized fantasy landscape image a bit more to fix a couple minor issues I've noticed with my last versions. For instance, the shadow did not really look right and the leg parts of the shadow were too narrow. I have also adjusted the colour a bit and made some minor fixes, which you can see in the version below.