To lineart or not to lineart? That is the questionSo i've been seeing this opinion go around dA and that is that works without lineart are better than works with lineart?More Like This
Well i've been on both sides of this subject and i have found that both are equally hard or easy to do. It kind of depends on style here rather than skill.
If you want to draw with lineart then you require a set of skills, without lineart you need another.
I think the reason why people see works with lineart as being inferior to the ones without is because when someone starts to draw something for the first time, they always, with no exception, use lineart. And as artists grow and become better, some stop using lineart, so people assume that works without lineart are more evolved.
Well it's not quite like that. In my personal experience, works without lineart are much easier to do than ones with lineart.
The easy part
when you draw without lineart is you skip the lineart stage (which is tedious and ta
Struggling with WatercolorsFrom time to time I receive messages from people, who have just started trying their hand in watercolors and are almost close to despair. They often add that they would like to have my "talent", but they don't believe in such possibility. Well, if they could only see my early works (made after many months of extensive efforts), they'd know that I wasn't "gifted". Really. Luckily no one can see these paintings because they were all burnedMore Like This
Anyway I applied a method of small steps which enabled me to make watercolor illustrations professionally. I briefly described this process on my blog: http://www.grimdreamart.blogspot.com/2015/02/beginnings-with-watercolors.html
Maybe someone will find it interesting or uplifting!