Morocco—Seductive, Exotic, Multifaceted 

“Don’t get too close to the entry to the Hassan II mosque — especially you, ladies,” our guide warns us in Casablanca, Morocco. Dutifully, we watch the mosque from afar. But the warning only piques my curiosity more. Why? Because a place with so many arches beckons exploration. Because I’ve never seen the inside of…

Playing with Digital Art On A Big iPadPro 

I’ve been playing with iPad art-making since 2009, mostly because I have fun doing art. Okay, yeah, it makes me feel good every time I finish a piece and my ego swells a bit when a piece is “successful.” A few months ago, I got a gift of a big iPadPro (12.9 inch) and since…

Making Art: Digital Painting

One good feature the iPad has over a typical computer with mouse-driven software is that it lets you mimic directly on the screen the gestures you make when painting on canvas. I paint free-hand, with all the idiosyncrasies of my flawed perception and hesitant strokes.