Hand made!

"Computers are worthless. They can only give you answers." This was Pablo Picasso's reflection on the humble computer, albeit uttered long before the digital revolution had even been a sparkle in the eyes of a certain Mr Gates or Mr Jobs. Picasso's death in 1973 ensured that he would play no part in the birth of digital art, but his sentiment is one that captures the current zeitgeist for turning off and tuning out from hours in front of the screen.

For a new generation of designers, illustrators and image-makers there is now a brave new world of old technologies and traditional working methods to be discovered. For the average 20-something student, heading towards graduation from art school, or for those who have already embarked upon their creative career of choice, the beige box of tricks has quite simply been a part of the furniture for much of their lives. In the 21st century, owning and using a computer is the norm - it isn't risky, it isn't sexy, it's just a reality of our times.

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