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Tablet or mouse

:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Which one of these two do you use for making your art: a graphics tablet or a computer mouse? If you're using a tablet than which brand?
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Snowstorm-wolf Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
tablet is better :D

wacom bamboo pen or other wacom bamboo tablets are really good c:
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:iconjuveel:
juveel Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
wacom intuos4 for the win :3
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Khioora Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hi HyperGirl, well, here are a lot of people who have gived a lot of useful tips :p

I'm using a Wacom Intuos3 A5, it have like 4-5 years old and it was a bit expensive when I bought it but it worth all the money I paid. If you're going to make art as a hobbie you can buy a wacom bamboo, it's not expensive as an Intuos and it's very great even for high works. If you're going to make professional art, first you can start with a tiny Wacom Intuos (like A5).

If you're going to use a mouse, yes, you can, it's a bit difficult to start with tablets but it helps you get better drawing freedom and also it takes less time to complete a drawing. With mouse if you want to have great linearts you can use in photoshop the pen tool, or try with Illustrator. I've drawn for several years with mouse but really I progressed more with a tablet.

Regards.
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sarahjaderoseblood Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
i use my mose and my art turns out magentfiecnt
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me too. :highfive:
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sarahjaderoseblood Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
omg ye
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jornas Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Use both and i have a wacom bamboo create
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How I want a Wacom, too. How well does yours draw?
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:iconjornas:
jornas Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Works great, i started out on a wacom graphir3 and now i work with the create and its a world better with the sensitivity.
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achipps Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I used a tablet once, but the magnetic field it uses is a weak version my hands put out, and makes the tablet useless.

I have never had a problem drawing with a mouse. I am actually very fast at creating art because I don't try doing everything the hard way, just because I an use to doing it that way. I adjust.
Digital art works better if you fill and draw, and if you want lines you have to fill shapes first, just to do it quicker for the programs.

I was on the phone with a company that wanted me to draw a scene, but before they started describing it, I asked them to give me a chance to open Photoshop.
When I was ready I said start.
They described everything they wanted and I drew everything at the same time. There was a little lag time but when they were finished I save and asked them for their email address so I could mail it to them.
I couldn't tell if they liked it because they were speechless, but after a while they said they thought I was drawing a sketch not a finished image. I said the finished image is easier than drawing a sketch or a bunch of lines, because the program don't work that way.
So they payed me and gave me a WOW rating, because even the simplest things made them say wow for days.
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HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's great. Sounds like you're a very talented person. =) Btw what's the name of the company? Did they call you or you them? What'a the company aiming for? Anything else you can tell me about it?
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achipps Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I worked freelance, and any company I wanted to work for I created sample art, and sent it by e-mail so they could write back.
Everyone I sent art to replied and even if they didn't have anything for me to do, they created a new project just for me.
It seems like a lot of companies like to call me direct and talk person to person, but I still like email better, because I don't need to answer it as soon as it is sent, and I never need to wait.
They don't always make an appointment to call. They just call until I am home. The first call I got was from a company in China asking me to send them some of my art to put on a CD before they plastic rap a program.

I get some from England, New York, and California, but I stopped sending sample art and the jobs stopped. I had my moment of fame, and now I want to do something that pays a lot without looking for work, like computer programing. I did a lot before but I am going for a degree now.
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Hyorina Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Currently Bamboo Pen & Touch C: but mom ordered intuos5 m touch for me for christmas! cant waait c: <3
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why can't I have a mom like yours? XD
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:iconageen:
Ageen Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Tablet- I often sketch on my pc, not to mention pressure sensitivity.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tablets are the key to digital art. :D
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:icontheartofcbyoung:
TheArtOfCBYoung Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tablet--a Wacom Intuos2 -- I don't even own a mouse anymore.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Many people told me they use Wacom Intuos. Is it really that good? :?
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:icontheartofcbyoung:
TheArtOfCBYoung Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I definitely think so, and I'm not getting paid to say that. =) They're more expensive than a lot of tablets, but I've had mine for 11 years, and it still works great.
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ArtieArdent Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012   Digital Artist
Well, I work with simple stuff in Illustrator which doesn't really require a tablet as much as something like digital painting so I use my laptop pad. :)
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think Illustrator works good, too. I always make the sketches of my pics first there. =)
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Andrei120 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
I'm using mouse :)
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me too. :highfive:
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Andrei120 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Yeah, I want to use graphic tablet :D
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MadOldHag Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't own a tablet yet, so I am using my laptop touch pad.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't have a tablet yet too so we're even. :D
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:iconmadoldhag:
MadOldHag Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hopefully I will get one soon. I want to be able to set opacity to pressure. Probably would save me a lot of time ...
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visaga Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I tried to use a mouse T-T AND I FAILED!!!


yes thank you, thank you :bow:

Now I'm waiting for a tablet I recently bought to come :iconheplz:
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All the art in my gallery is made with a mouse. Sometimes people even wonder how I draw so well with the mouse. :D It took me more than 4 year to master it just a tiny bit. The mouse is a real pain in the hand. I'm waiting for a tablet too btw.
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:iconvisaga:
visaga Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I'm wondering too XD

Yay! Are you gonna receive it soon? Then you don't have to use a mouse
thank god since it must be a real pain ;u;
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yup, somewhere in January. My parents keep promising me for months and recently they mentioned that it could be in January. I hope I they order it soon because I really need to try it out. :happybounce:
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:iconvisaga:
visaga Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL parents always put off things like that (especially pets) XD Make sure to nag them constantly and guilt trip them mwhahaha -cough- Good luck with it!
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Samiraku Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I used to paint with a mouse, but wouldn't go back to it now that I've got my tablet. Currently Bamboo Pen & Touch, but I'll be getting Intuos5 soon. :)
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks like the tablet really is mightier than the mouse the way I see it. :D
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:iconbackstories:
Backstories Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Yesterday got a bamboo tablet splash, Its not the best I know but art is just a hobby I do in my spare time.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And welcome to DeviantArt! :wave:
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:iconbackstories:
Backstories Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Thanks you're the first to welcome me, I feel so loved. You're Art is amazing!
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mine's too, except for the fact I couldn't buy my tablet for Christmas. It turned out the shop was closed and they said they never work near/on holidays. I hope I manage to buy it these days.
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Fieldweeble Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012   Digital Artist
Wacom intuos4 large all the way. It's fairly huge and I regretted not having bought a medium because of this initially, but now that I'm used to it, I like it a lot. Using a mouse for digital art is equivalent to using a machete for surgery. It can be done, but it's rarely pretty.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...or using a mouse is like using a can opener for surgery. That's how I see it. :D I am so in need of a tablet right now. Good thing I'm about to receive one in a few days. =)
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:iconfieldweeble:
Fieldweeble Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012   Digital Artist
Grats, that'll be something fresh to start the year off with. Just don't expect it to be easy right away, they take some getting used to.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll keep that in mind, thanks. And yeah, that would be a good way to begin the year. How long did it took you to master it all?
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Fieldweeble Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012   Digital Artist
I wish I'd mastered it all :P I've had a tablet for a while, but I've only been using it "seriously" for like 4 years now. It's gotten to where I'm more comfortable using that than doing traditional art with pencil and paper :P
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:iconmondu:
mondu Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Tablet for sketching and wavy lines.

Mouse for finalizing lineart and 3d.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tablets always simplifies our art. :D That's why we all love 'em. :squee:
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icedragonair Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Intuos 4 large size. Its a little on the expensive side but still reasonable for a hobbyist, which I am.
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lucky you. :giggle: I wish I had an Intuos 4.
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Urus-28 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wacom cintiq 24HD :nana:
It's verrrry expensive, but it clearly worth the money :love:
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:iconhypergirl95:
HyperGirl95 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*me comes in your house and takes Wacom away* It's mine! :evillaugh:
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Urus-28 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well you can try
But beware of the dogs... They're not friendly with strangers :fuzzydemon:
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