I've tried almost all the art software/apps under the sun over the decades, and Photoshop remains the king for its complete set of editing tools and advanced brush engine. Back when it didn't have wet-on-wet brushes, I used Corel Painter a lot, but since then Photoshop caught up in that area. I use Procreate on iPad to teach art classes but for personal work I never touch it, since its brush engine isn't as advanced as Photoshop, and I prefer my 32" 4K screen over a small screen.
I used Wacom for decades, but in the last several years its drivers have been very disappointing, so I moved on to other brands like XP-PEN, Huion, and Xencelabs. The cheaper stuff does work very well even if they're a tier below in price and "luxury feel." Currently Xencelabs is the only real high-end competitor to Wacom and I prefer it over Wacom due to the OLED screen of its Quick Keys remote, allowing me to see exactly what I programmed for my shortcut keys. It's a company formed by ex-Wacom employees.
The understanding of space here with the way the hills overlap is something I struggled with into my teens. This is seriously impressive.Art was my worst subject in school, but that was before I knew I was colourblind. My youngest son just turned 4 on Tuesday, and I got him some acrylic paints and canvases, since he loves watching art videos on youtube. I'm blown away at how he's done right out of the gate!
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That's pretty good. Something you might want to try in your next attempt is to vary your brushwork more, which increases the amount of visually interesting elements for the viewer to look at. This includes the textures of your brushwork as well as the direction of your strokes (along the form, against the form), and how visible/distinct the brushstrokes are in various spots.
wow man, another awesome one. The fur while yes, clean and creamy, it looks like hair, like it looks like you individually drew every hair and that's amazing.
Thanks! I used bristle brushes to get the fur look. The bristle marks make it so much easier to paint hair/fur.wow man, another awesome one. The fur while yes, clean and creamy, it looks like hair, like it looks like you individually drew every hair and that's amazing.
I actually prefer this to your other paintings. While the others look tighter anymore realistic this one has a very uncanny vibe to it the way the light works and how fuzzy/blurred the overall picture is while still retaining so much detail. It kinda looks like a hallucination. Love it!
Nice. I see that we're both musicians working in the entertainment industry as artists.