Is it Art or is it Digital?
Part 1: Scott Mavor, Pixel Master
Here's a little story for you about how it all began: I jumped into the medium back in 1991 when my son Scott (pictured top, above his scene of the notorious "alley" where a murder takes place) presented me with a 40-megabyte Electronic Arts computer, courtesy of his employer, Mythos Software, so that I could participate in creating illustrations with him for a pioneering computer game called "The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes". Scott, who was a self-taught master of VGA art and animation, did the majority of the work, but because of a deadline crunch he called on me to to help create some of the character portraits and a few of the 23 or so Victorian street scenes and interior rooms that comprised the backgrounds for the game.
Is it Art or is it Digital? to be continued ...