Thorny wrote a while back about getting this drawing tablet that he connects to his laptop. It was a little pricey, but I can see the value in it now because it lets him practice or try something new without using canvas and paint. Unfortunately, he got a program to go with it that had him absolutely giddy over the features after he broke his write.
At first, he resisted even looking at it. Then he frustrated himself trying to use his left hand, but the cast messed with his ability to hold the pen correctly. After a while of what I know was torture–he told me so repeatedly–he tried using his right hand, his non-dominate hand, to paint with this new program and his tablet. These are the results. (T.A.R. are his real-name initials, by the way.)
I know I’m biased, but my husband is an artistic genius. Right-handed and he still managed to do this! :)
- Painting in Progress #1 (thornynotprickly.wordpress.com)