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Glad folks enjoyed the video!

Glendon, Gail—thanks for sharing your process! Several of the apps both of
you mentioned are new to me; I look forward to checking them out.

-Matt

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:05 PM, Natalya Zahn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Wow - that process video is fantastic, Matt!
> Thanks so much for sharing it!
>
> -Natalya
>
>
> > On Apr 22, 2015, at 3:38 PM, Matt Celeskey <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> > The past year, I've been playing around with creating illustrations on
> an iPad—I commute about 10 hours a week and have been working on ways 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/578913734925537280/
> > 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 layers—I'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 detail—the brushy look
> of my pieces is more my working style than any 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
> >
> > Hope this is helpful—
> > -Matt.
> >
> >
> > ……………………………
> >
> > Matt Celeskey
> > [log in to unmask]
> > twitter.com/hairymuse
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:06 PM, Gail Guth <[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
> > Guth Illustration & Design
> > 139 Lathrop Avenue
> > Battle Creek, MI  49014-5076
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