Digital Art: First Impressions and Practising

Digital Media – ArtRage Lite

The following sketches were done on a Wacom Intros Draw. My interest in digital art has been around in my primary school days when browsing on DeviantArt. Recently I was quite curious of it that I purchased a pad to draw on. These are the first four sketches I had produced as a form of practise and feeling around to familiarise myself with the media with Quickposes (again). The sketches below are in chronological order as to when they were drawn.
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In my opinion, the hardest part would be having the lines where I actually would want them to be. I tend to stare at my tablet too much instead of looking at the screen where it displays what I draw, resulting in lines out of place, not to their respective angles, etc. My friend Harry reminded me of my art teachers “draw what you see, not what you think”, which I think is applicable to improving my digital techniques.

I intend to practise more on line drawing with my pad until it is about the same calibre as of my traditional counterparts before I move onto shading and colouring. (Do leave comments on how I could improve if you please 🙂 )


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