Cross Application of Skills and the Martial Artist
For the past few years I've been studying tai-chi. If you're unfamiliar with tai-chi, it's basically kung-fu in slow-motion. The general idea is that by slowing down your motion, you have the time to explore every moment of a movement. Feel the balance of your weight, the roundness of your motion, the connection through your entire body.
For me, it was also about the exercise of just plain learning to slow down. I have a lot of interests. Software and electrical engineering, art, animation, guitar, flute, and martial arts, just to name a few. Learning to take that time to slow down and really be in the moment of what I am doing inst
I decided I was past due for an upgrade from the antique Cintiq 15X I had to something a bit more modern. I probably could have lived with the 1024x768 resolution but the color calibration and lack of levels of pen sensitivity and tilt was killing me.
I'd been worried that 13" diagonal would be a bit small for the way I like to draw but Wacom only offers 13, 22, and 24. The later two are too large for my space and much heavier and clunkier than the 13 and I like the idea of being able to put it on my lap and draw like a sketchbook so the 13 seemed like the best of the options available though something more like 17 would really have been