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    Good Tool for Sketching?

    What's the best tool for sketching? I am most familar with the Cover Pencil but it's not giving me that authentic look I crave.


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    First of all, what is "that authentic look"? Second, the tool is not going to help you achieve a certain "look" or "style". Only your skills will do that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FourTonMantis View Post
    First of all, what is "that authentic look"? Second, the tool is not going to help you achieve a certain "look" or "style". Only your skills will do that.
    I think what he means is that the brush doesnt look good, which is true to my mind also. Any tips for nice brush settings so I could get a more photoshopy look (smoother).. The pencils dont look smooth, they look grainy, so far i havent managed to find a good one nor the nice settings..

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    Tinting -> Basic round brush is probably what you're looking for

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    Try Artrage. Cheap and the pencil tool looks pretty real.

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    Also after trying the above mentioned (especially those great static pencils), try reducing the grain settings on your pencils to 0 and change your general settings from buildup to cover, or to soft cover, hard cover etc. Play with these settings (grain mostly) and this will get rid of the grain if you don't want any.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ikken View Post
    Tinting -> Basic round brush is probably what you're looking for
    Yeah, I use that too. Photoshopy, but with a nice blending function. I don't have photoshop and I like the blending and it is so uncomplicated that it is almost fast and responsive in big sizes even on my horrible laptop. (as opposed to anything which has something to do with camels or palette brushes )
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