Annual Christmas Letter: Q

As is our holiday custom, the staff at puts out an Annual Christmas Letter, click here for previous letters. This year’s letter is Q. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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Digital iPad art done mainly in SketchClub on an iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil

This Year’s Christmas Letter…PLUS a free holiday music video for the first 10,000 visitors!

Enjoy this year’s letter! Last year, you may recall, the letter was h; but, there was no music. This year is different. Thanks for visiting, and all the very best to you, your family, and loved ones!

Procreate, Phonto, iColorama

Santa’s Mood, an original holiday tune:


A Digital “Pencil” and More

Behold! Pencil by FiftyThree Digital Stylus under my Christmas tree!

Yes! The PENCIL is a familiar theme here at portfoliolongo; but, this pencil ushers us deeper into a few more digital neighborhoods of the 21st century. Pencil by FiftyThree opens up additional features and more potential in Paper by FiftyThree, 53 Paper, Paper 53, Fifty Three Paper, or whatever it’s name is. At any rate I’ll be spending more time with this instrument in this app.

It was my dearest Annyth who surprised me with this thoughtful gift; but wait, there’s more!

Uphold! She also got me a Spider Monkey by Octa! Now, while I engage in iPad drawing, my left hand is free to do other things, while its mate handles a stylus or devotes a finger. This “tablet tail” is a huge ergonomic development!

Here’s my first stab with the new arrangement:


Annyth caught me: