Now this drawing is obviously better (although still pretty bad) than the one below.
I drew this in Flash, using a lot of Undo's, and it still looks like crap.
Now maybe it's just me, and that I don't know how to use a Wacom or something, but I really can't draw any better than this on one. On the other hand, on paper, I consider myself to be halfway decent and I'm always improving. (You can see various sketches I've uploaded in the past here; some good, some bad)
The only pics i've been able to draw directly with the wacom were because i used a brush with very low opacity and i just kept getting over and over the lines many times, thus making a definitive one. But it's almost the same method that i use on paper, and on paper it comes a lot faster, so...
But when it comes to Coloring and filling in little details, the tablet is great. If only because you can zoom in as you want and work on the sensitivity, or because the strokes of color come much more natural than with a mouse.
I see from your sketches you're already very skilled, some have quite a professional look to them... so maybe with a little of practice you could draw on wacom without much hassle. Maybe this time, the fact that you didn't use construction lines (or did you delete them)? was the problem. I'd say give it a second try
Again congrats, your sketches are very very good!
And yay to the building method! I'm only started to learn how to use it, but I believe in it already.
P.S. Thanks for sharing your pics with us. They are rather good, I must say!
Perhaps I should post something again...
Anyway, it helps to have a powerful computer when working with graphics. Lots of memory and a fast procesor. And make sure that you have nothing unnecessary running in the background, such as spyware or programs to calculate Pi^n. It might even mean turning off any music playing on your computer. I also wouldn't recommend it for a program like flash. You'd be better off drawing in paintshop pro or photoshop. Forget the undo function too. Use the eraser functions and treat it like a real piece of paper.
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Anyway, as for the Wacom tablet, I don't think I really want to get all that used to it. I'll have to learn a whole new way to draw, when I can be using the same time to work on my paper drawing skills. Plus, I fear if I get too used to the tablet, I might lose the ability to draw on paper.
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I've learned to love it. And you'll get used to it, it just may take a while.
I'll have to get back in to paper drawing again some day... it'd help if I had a scanner.
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Hmm, well I still haven't "gotten used to it" and I've had my Wacom tablet for almost 2 years now. I'm still finding it's much easier and better to draw on paper, so this Wacom is really just a "toy" for me.
Well, some people just aren't ready for the Digital drawing. I never thought I was.. so, I rarely used it. I use it now for drawing wallpapers and sketching. Wallpapers to put where nobody can laugh. I don't use it much now but I think I'll just use it for sketching.
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It'd be nice if you post some of those sketches here, SprinfieldHorror. Based on your name I have a certain hunch that you love Treehouse of horror episodes. I bet you have some Itchy and scrachy under your sleeve, too.
I have one right now. It's on my DA. If you'd like to visit. Avery1623.deviantart.com.
I'm actually working on an Itchy and Scratchy picture. Just need an idea of what to do.
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