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Nice, thank you so much, Glendon!  Sara

At 04:23 PM 4/22/2015, you wrote:
>I love my using my iPad 4 for painting with the 
>ArtRage app. But my 1st generation Wacom Intros 
>Creative Stylus for pressure sensitivity has 
>waaay too thick a tip for precision drawing. 
>(<http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/symbiartic/2014/01/30/wacom-stylus-ipad/>My 
>review here). 
>
>So I import pencil drawings (I favour a Pentel 
>.3mm technical pencil) into ArtRage on a Multiply layer and paint under them.
>
>Sometimes I add additional effects with the 
>Sketch Club app, or filters with Instagram and 
>VSCOcam. I add my website url and copyright symbol using the Phonto app.
>
>Any other questions, don't hesitate to ask!
>G
>
>--
>Glendon Mellow
>Art in Awe of Science
><http://www.glendonmellow.com>http://www.glendonmellow.com
>
>Find me on
><http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/symbiartic>Symbiartic, 
>the art+science blog
>on the Scientific American Blog Network
>
>On 22 April 2015 at 16:09, Sandy 
><<mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]> 
>wrote:
>Matt,
>
>Thanks for posting your progression video -- cool!
>
>Sandy Williams
><http://www.soundofwings.com>www.soundofwings.com
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Matt Celeskey 
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>Sent: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 3:38 pm
>Subject: Re: [SCIART] iPad for illustration work?
>
>The past year, I've been playing around with 
>creating illustrations on an iPadI commute 
>about 10 hours a week and have been working on 
>waays to use that time to hone my digital 
>illustration skills. I haven't published any of 
>the pieces (yet), but I've been posting several on Twitter:
>
><https://twitter.com/hairymuse/status/581665383741931520>https://twitter.com/hairymuse/status/581665383741931520 
>
>https://twitter.com/hairymuse/status/578913734925537280/
><https://twitter.com/hairymuse/status/581446748972822528/>https://twitter.com/hairymuse/status/581446748972822528/ 
>
>
>I'm using Procreate and a Wacom Intuos Creative 
>Stylus 1 on a 2-year old iPad, but I've been 
>pretty happy with what I've been able to 
>accomplish. There is a big tradeoff in 
>resolution and available layersI'm working on 
>images about 3500px x 2400px and am limited to 7 
>layers. So I wouldn't recommend it for 
>particularly large or complicated pieces. That 
>said, I haven't found too many limits as far as 
>the level of detailthe brushy look of my pieces 
>is more my working style than anyy limitations 
>of the medium. The app does crash somewhat 
>frequently (about once every couple of hours), 
>but I've never lost work after a crash.
>
>One nice feature of Procreate is that it can 
>export a time-lapse video of your pieces, which 
>is a great way to review and refine your 
>process. I've uploaded one of mine here:
>
><https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2duwyIymTkU>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2duwyIymTkU 
>
>
>Hope this is helpful
>-Matt.
>
>
>……………… 
>
>Matt Celeskey
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>
>On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:06 PM, Gail Guth 
><<mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I'll be curious to hear this too. i have several 
>apps for drawing on the iPad, all tout their 
>wonderful features, but beyond sketching, I 
>haven't yet created more than clunky output. 
>That may be my lack of expertise and experience using the apps, however.
>
>Using one's finger is fun but inexact; a good 
>stylus is nicer, I just got one but haven't had a chance to use it extensively.
>
>Gail
>
>
>
>
>On 4/22/15 2:45 PM, Sara Taliaferro wrote:
>
>Dear Folks,
>
>
>One of my students asked if I use or know of anyone who uses an app
>
>on their iPad to do illustration work. I replied that I knew of
>
>people who liked to take the iPad on trips and sketch with it, but I
>
>was not aware that anyone produced scientific illustrations for
>
>publication on their iPads. She is teetering on the brink of buying
>
>an Intuos pad, which is what I would suggest.
>
>
>How would you have advised her (or me)? Am I so "last generation" in
>
>my thinking?
>
>
>Most sincerely,
>
>Sara
>
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>Gail Guth
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