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    Exclamation Some doubts.

    I'm a drawer and want to work on video game concept art.

    But i'm not sure if my art work is acceptable for the market, or if it is considerable good and explanatory for the video game developers.

    My drawings are just made by paper and pencil, and a have seen a lot of art works so colourful made with oil and acrylics, while mine are all black and white, since im not a painter, but a drawer. My feelings was that i have no chances in this market.

    I need opinions and sugestions about this, i'm young and don't want to waste my time with a work that don't have any chance of being at least aceptable.

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    Being 'acceptable' probably isn't enough. Strive for more than that. Plus you're young... don't worry so much, just keep drawing.

    I'm cold as cold as cold can be.
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    im not a painter, but a drawer.
    Painting and drawing are basically the same thing.

    Painting (traditional) is drawing with coloured mud and hairy sticks.

    Drawing is painting with a really tiny brush.

    That's a horrific oversimplification, but if you can get good at one, the other should come fairly easily.

    My drawings are just made by paper and pencil, and a have seen a lot of art works so colourful made with oil and acrylics, while mine are all black and white, since
    Most video game concept art is painted digitally these days, Photoshop is fairly straightforward to learn if you can already draw and paint, it's just painting on imaginary bits of plastic or acetate. If you want to draw them in pencil first, well, scanners are cheap now.

    Post a sketchbook or post in the crits section and you'll get more specific advice and feedback.

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    get on course is the most "promising" way to what you what to do,
    unless you have "friend or family"to get you in but is very unlikely.
    anyway, colour is vital in game design,
    able to use photoshop and software is like a miniment,you better don't think you can get away without it unless you are mosterly good at it

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    Painting and drawing are basically the same thing.
    wat

    There are a lot of similarities, sure, but it's not really the same.

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    If you're young, you still have time to learn to paint, and work digitally, and do everything you need to do to be a concept artist. Just put in some work.

    I have to say I don't really "get" the idea of "this is how I draw, where can I fit in without doing anything differently". You aren't the first person I've seen think like that, either. For me it's always been, "Show me how I have to draw to get to this place that I want to get to, and I'll do what it takes to get there"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tugelbend View Post
    wat

    There are a lot of similarities, sure, but it's not really the same.
    To the extent that they are both basically about putting the right mark in the right place, yes they are. The skills one uses in painting are an extension of those used in drawing, not something entirely different and unrelated. Drawing doesn't stop when you pick up a brush.


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    Listen to this podcast with Marko Djurdjevic, He didn't start really painting till he started to work for Marvel. before then all he did was drawing so it is possible, you just have to kick ass at it. But why wouldn't you want to learn to paint, or at least try to learn some knowledge and basics about it.

    http://www.sidebarnation.com/my_webl...eaded-mar.html

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    Can it be made on GIMP?

    Can i use Wacom Tablets to print my drawings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Master View Post

    Can i use Wacom Tablets to print my drawings?

    Umm what???

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    I mean if its possible to use the digital pencil as a paint-brush, as we use the mouse sometimes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tugelbend View Post
    wat

    There are a lot of similarities, sure, but it's not really the same.
    Read some Speed.

    Painting is also known as Mass Drawing.

    http://www.gutenberg.org/files/14264....htm#CHAPTER_V

    http://www.gutenberg.org/files/14264...htm#CHAPTER_IX

    This is the form of drawing with which painting in the oil medium is properly concerned. The distinction between drawing and painting that is sometimes made is a wrong one in so far as it conveys any idea of painting being distinct from drawing. Painting is drawing (i.e. the expression of form) with the added complication of colour and tone. And with a brush full of paint as your tool, some form of mass drawing must be adopted, so that at the same time that the student is progressing with line drawing, he should begin to accustom, himself to this other method of seeing, by attempting very simple exercises in drawing with the brush.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Master View Post
    I mean if its possible to use the digital pencil as a paint-brush, as we use the mouse sometimes.
    YES. A huge amount of the artwork you see on this website, probably the majority of it, is done with a tablet and pen.

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    GIMP can be used very well too, here's an article/tutorial I found about how GIMP can be as good as photoshop, to an extent though http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009...ace-photoshop/

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Master View Post

    Can i use Wacom Tablets to print my drawings?
    No. You need a printer for that.

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    Can i use Wacom Tablets to print my drawings?
    Sorry, i meant "paint".

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    Yes, that's what they're for.

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