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I remember when I first started playing around with digital art and being frustrated at how mechanical everything looked. So I mostly gave it up since I longed for the textures you could make traditionally. More recently I’ve been using Paint Tool Sai which has made the whole traditional look a lot easier. It’s also a plus since I can experiment more in ways I’m scared to attempt hand-drawn. This is actually my second painting since I’m almost done with my first.

I started off just painting some clouds and trying to get a feel for the brushes. I mostly used the same techniques I use for pastel, gouache, and colored pencil. The first painting below was what I finished with, and then I moved it to Photoshop to edit. I was torn between all the versions below, but I ended up picking the third down. Any opinions?




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