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THEARTOFGEVANS

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Favourite Visual Artist
Vermeer, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Van Honthorst, Ernie Barnes, Gil Elvgren, Van Dyck, John Singer Sargent, J.C Leyendecker et al.
Tools of the Trade
Sakura Pigma Micron pens, Kuru Toga mechanical pencil, Huion Kamvas GT-191 graphics tablet, Clip Studio Paint, Affinity Designer, Affinity Photo, MS Paint, Epson Expression XP-440 scanner/printer/copier and good old pencil and paper.
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www.theartofgevans.com

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Fever Dream (2022 RE-DESIGN)

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AI-generated "art" is being touted as a huge step forward and seems like a bit of harmless fun for some people and CAN be a great tool for artists. I wouldn't use any of it in an artwork, but it could be useful for brainstorming things such as composition and colours in pre-production, saving a lot of time and effort for the artist. Good for the artist and the client. 👍 Unfortunately, the images currently being produced are not ethically sourced. These apps scrape the internet for other people's art without their consent. Artists' works are being used as raw materials in generating AI images. You can sometimes even see some artists' mangled signatures appearing in some of these monstrosities. This is flat-out theft and threatens the livelihood of artists. First of all, AI doesn't make "art" to begin with, it's just a computer's best attempt at impersonating it. Secondly, this is like ripping a Banksy off the wall, taping it to a Monet, then taping it to a Jackson Pollock, and
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Just in case anyone was wondering why I've started abbreviating my name lately, that's because there's already another artist named Gareth Evans. That was why I previously included my middle initial, but I felt it still wasn't different enough to prevent people from getting the two of us confused. "G. Evans" wasn't taken, so I went with that. So, now you know!
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It was a while ago but, thanks for the llama!

Thanks for the Llama!

No problem at all! Whenever it was, lol 😁

I appreciate the faves!

Hey, no problem at all! 👍

No problem at all! :)