One of the most influential British artists of the 20th century has ditched the sketch pad and is now creating works of art on the iPad.
David Hockney – famed for experimenting with cameras, faxes and printers – is using Apple’s latest tablet to actualise his masterpieces before sharing them with the world via email.
Following similar success with paintings on his iPhone, Hockney’s experimental streak further exemplifies his view of traditional drawing making a comeback.
Hockney said, “The iPad is far more subtle – in fact it really is like a drawing pad. They will sell by the million. It will change the way we look at everything, from reading newspapers to the drawing pad.”
“What is also unique is that with the iPad you can actually watch a playback of your drawing. I have never watched myself actually drawing before.”
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