I have done some painting too mostly using Acrylic, marker
and paper. Here are some of my recent works.
Drawing the pooch:
artist vs MidJourney prompt
I like to understand new technologies (like A.I. art tools) to see how I can use them to complement what I have already learned.
The more tools I have to express an idea, the better chance I may have of an idea being understood.
On the other hand, it's still good to practice what you know.