FAM

Featured Artist of the Month XIV

September 9, 2017

FAM Greg

This month’s FAM also celebrated his birthday this month. He’s a high school friend and very talented artist. He’s none other than Greg Raposon.

Featured Artist of the Month: Greg Raposon

We were classmates in high school and became really good friends with fellow artists and enthusiasts. My go-to medium would be pen and paper, his are laptop and graphic tablet. Only guessing for the latter.

He has been doing digital works for as long as I could remember. I am always amazed with what he can do even you just give him a photo. From vector arts to digital paintings, you’ll be forever amazed just like I am.

So without further ado, here’s Gregory Jan “Greg” Raposon for this month’s featured artist.

Oh and btw, belated happy birthday! ✨

Getting to know Greg

Name

Gregory Jan Raposon

What made you start with this craft?

Because I needed to learn how to lay-out posters, brochures and other materials needed by the Student Council.

How long have you been doing this craft?

5 years

Why did you pursue it?

I had fun learning the tools in Photoshop. Also, I feel free in expressing my thoughts through digital art. I thought I could never create a piece of art because I didn’t know how to do traditional drawings.

 

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More About Greg

Did you have struggles in pursuing the craft?

Yes. I had a hard time learning how to handle criticisms. Also, personal problems sometimes affect my productivity.

Favorite quote?

Share your dots but don’t connect them.

What keeps you on doing the craft?

The community. The community digital artists and enthusiast who, just like me, wants to learn how to create Digital Art.

Top 3 favorite tools?

  • Pen Tool
  • Brush Tool
  • Text

If you are to share your tips and tricks to newbies, what would those be?

Finished, not perfect.

If you were to describe the craft in three words, what will those be?

Work in progress.


Contact Greg

So are you ready to finish your pending works? 😊

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2 Comments

  • Reply Gregory Jan September 10, 2017 at 12:29 am

    Woah! Cool! Thank you so much Tin! What a wonderful birthday gift! πŸ™‚

    • Reply Maria September 11, 2017 at 5:52 pm

      You’re welcome, Greg! Happy birthday again!

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