Welcome to our second “text prompt” challenge! I chose this week’s quote in honor of the new year. How it inspires your art is entirely up to you. It might bring to mind a specific character. Or, perhaps, it will give you the nudge to try a tool or style you’ve never before approached. Whatever the case, wishing you lots of fun with it!
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I won a new iPad at work for being awesome! Awesomely lucky that is. I ordered an Apple Pencil so I can try some digital coloring. My daughter suggested ProCreate as the app to use. Although I have done digital work before, it was only with a mouse. So, I am gonna draw something new and digitally color it or try too.
And good luck with the tablet! I think you’ll really enjoy it. While I generally like the messiness of traditional media, and having a physical piece to show for efforts, the colors you can achieve with digital make it a media I definitely want to keep working at. Hope you find the same joy in it!
@DCFanArtClub : Few other ideas for those looking to try something new:
Photography (take some unique shots of your collectibles)
Sewing/Crochet/etc (you can use the colors of a character as a theme)
I’m interpreting this as drawing something new to me. Maybe something from DC’s NEW age of heroes. The books didn’t last, but there were some interesting designs (Sideways, Brimstone, The Immortal Men). I’m leaning toward Ghost Fist of the Immortal Men. He’s a great Jim Lee design.
Procreate is great! And there are a bunch of tutorials out there plus affordable complete course in places like Udemy. (I’m currently learning how to use it)
But! There are more apps to try besides procreate:
Adobe Fresco: like a photoshop but not as intense. Offers layers for free and vector drawings if I remember correctly
Concepts: free and very suitable for beginners. It takes a bit to get its flow but is specifically designed for sketching. Highly recommended for quick sketches. Also has layers for free
Tayasui Sketches: a simplified version of the ones mentioned above. No layers offered but it’s watercolor offer is actually really nice.
Infinite painter: like a cheaper version of procreate.free, Limited layers.
Medibang: like a Clip studio paint -but free- also like a photoshop
Clip studio paint: powerful engine but subscription based. Like a photoshop
I’ve only mentioned the apps I’ve used to be fair. I’m sure there are many more out there but these have past the test of time with me ever since I got an iPad a few months ago.