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November 23, 2012


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Digital Artists- What program do you prefer?

Pokiichi Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
What program do you prefer to draw in & why? Why don't you use other programs? Do you draw with a mouse or tablet?

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I like alternating between Photoshop and PaintSAI cuz there's always something the other program lacks in. I like painting backgrounds and backdrops in Photoshop while painting people/animes in PaintSAI.

I guess you could say they complete each other

I used to paint with a mouse but I completely ditched it for my new tablet :lmao:
Tetchist Nov 25, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
photoshop + wacom

I do not use other programs because photoshop does everything I need right now.
FionaCreates Nov 25, 2012  Professional General Artist
GIMP, Inkscape and Scribus.

Go open source
zerodj Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I work on Photoshop since controls are comfortable for me and it has given me nice results. I have the Wacom Bamboo Create and it works like a charm for me.
iLurve Nov 25, 2012  Student General Artist
Paint Tool SAI all the way. It is the only one that I have found that has an easy user interface and works smoothly. Wonderful for Manga, but I have yet to try realism on it. I'm not sure it would work well with realism for the lack of realism tools. But if you tend to draw Manga, I would HIGHLY recommend it.

I draw with a Wacom Intuos 4. I love it very much. Just make sure to check for new drivers every two weeks or so, to avoid lag of the mouse ^^
HMontes Nov 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
Paint Tool SAI, Serif DrawPlus and Corel Draw for linework and text.

SAI, openCanvas, Gimp and Photoshop for coloring and effects.

I use a combination of mouse and tablet to draw with and paint.

But I still use a pencil and paper to rough out ideas.
juelleann Nov 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Illustrator for mouse, since line strokes are more smoother compared to Photoshop.
But when I got my tablet, I'd say Photoshop, because of the pen pressure.
DamaiMikaz Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Paint tool SAI for painting.
Photoshop for editing colors
Zivew Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I use Photoshop CS5 with mouse.
And i started practicing on SAI.
But most ppl i know use paint tool SAI because it's easier and it doesn't take too much space on the computer as photoshop does.

Belongs in the Digital Art forum.

I use mouse, photoshop cs3 and ultrafractal 5.01
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