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My artforms and tools of trade are:
1), Traditional 'oil painting' on canvas or board.
2), Traditional pencil/pen or color pencil 'drawing'.
3), To digitally add colors to traditional monochrome drawings(still haven't yet tried this!).
Those are and eternally will be, my chosen artforms. I regard all three as 'equally important' and I'll do them seperately but without letting myself focus on only one thing.
I'll do mammal paleontology art, figure and animal art, masterpiece reproductions, portraiture, still life & fantasy paintgings.
My top 3 favorite artists are: Diego Velazquez, Lucien Freud and Takehiko Inoue.
I have recently figured out the correct way of scanning higher resolutioned images and am going to scan most of earlier works through this new scanning.
Hope they'll turn out better.
By the way, I 've long badly wanted to color some of my works, using nice digital illustration tools!!!
Nowadays a number of good friends on this site, even devoted traditional artists, seem to be adding digital painting effects to their technical recipes or even completely switching to the art form.
I'm interested in the media but completely novcice at and I don't know much about it.
What I'd like to do is not the digital painting from scratch but to first create my usual traditional monochrome drawing and then add to it, colors and some more effects digitally to enhance realism etc.
Would somebody be kind enough to teach me how to, or tell me ideal softwares for the purpose?
Thanks a lot in advance!!!
Current Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Favourite genre of music: Jazz
Favourite cartoon character: Golgo13
Personal Quote: Hope is a good thing, may be the best of all things and no good thing ever dies.
Favourite Visual Artist
Diego Velazquez, John Singer Sargent, Leonardo Da Vinci, J.M.W.Turner, Mauricio Anton, Frank Frazetta, Takehiko Inoue
千と千尋の神隠し, The Shawshank Redemption, Gravity, 沈まぬ太陽, Ridley Scott's movies.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Edgar Allan Poe, Toshi Izutsu, Shuji Takashina, Ken Wilber, Deepac Chopra...many more
Prehistoric mammals(especially of carnivores, proboscideans, bovids and hominids), visual art, Baseball, Aikido, MMA, Eastern philosophy and spiritualism