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The art of Thornwolf
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chlorophyta From: chlorophyta Date: June 6th, 2006 01:41 am (UTC) (Link)

Here's the results I'm getting. I've tried turning off all the different pressure sensitive things, but I can't find where I might have an option to turn off all pressure sensitivity...

But I can't really understand how not having pressure sensitivity would make anything easier. =P
ahkahna From: ahkahna Date: June 6th, 2006 01:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
It just keeps the computer from eating so much ram, especially when using the blending tool. You can use a normal brush for coloring, just change the settings for the blender. The harder you push on your stylus the less you'll have to worry about those crazy dots.

I used that system for this picture a while back: http://www.deviantart.com/view/27543209/

Just something you have to play with. A friend of mine showed it to me :P
chlorophyta From: chlorophyta Date: June 6th, 2006 01:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
*nods* Well, I definately want to play around with it, but it might take a little getting used-to, since it's -very- different from the way I'm used to working. I'm never object to learning new tricks, though, there have been plenty of things like that that I heard about and never really used at all for a couple months or years and then one day it would just kind of -click- into place. Like, Oh! That's how I can do -that-.

Maybe I'm just a freak. 0_o
kitsuken From: kitsuken Date: June 7th, 2006 05:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm the same actually. Sit for ages trying to get something right then come back to it a couple of days later and after 5 mins it clicks and things work

Then there's something else wrong that needs fixed :p

Another trick that can come in handy, if you don't quite like the colours in a particular area of your painting (shadows, highlights, etc) you can go to Image>Adjustments>Variations and change the colours around, getting to see previews in teh process. Wish I could remember who it was posted it as a tutorial, there example showed how useful it could be (changed warm shadows to cool ones to fit the piece better)
kitsuken From: kitsuken Date: June 7th, 2006 12:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Instead of turning it off try turning it to 1%. Eats more ram, but you get no spotting at all (I think it means it puts down another circle every 1% of the diameter of the circle, so with a 100px brush it'd put one down every pixel, meaning you get complete smoothness)
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