As you know, I’ve got the design bug.
I’ve been teaching myself the ins and outs of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
People tell me I have talent and a good eye for composition. And by people, I mean the pros that have seen my work.
If I say so myself, I’ve made some pretty illustrations.
But I’ve hit a wall.
One could say that an artist is as good as their tools. And sadly, my poor old laptop, as awesome as it is, can’t handle the requirements of Adobe. Add more than five layers to the artwork and wham, it crashes. (Help me get a new one)
This laptop has served me well. But the time has come for it to get an honourary retirement and move to Florida (or wherever retired laptops go to enjoy their last years in peace and happiness). Continue reading