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The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book: Creative Techniques in Digital Painting Using Wacom and the iPad by Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

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5. Drawing and Tablet Exercises

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California Pottery Fish: Gesture, clean line, modified contour, and “sketchy line” styles of drawing

In this chapter, you’ll begin by choosing a subject and setting up a still life. Then you’ll do exercises that will help loosen up your hand and help you to build control using the tablet and stylus. Next, you will use four different drawing methods (or ways of seeing) to sketch the subject: gesture, contour, clean line, and “sketchy line.” The objective is not to draw photo-realistic illustrations, but to draw with sensitivity and expression. After completing these exercises, you will intimately know your subject. ...

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