Digital artwork has exploded over the past 10 years with graphics tablets and painting packages becoming more affordable and available to everyone. More recently, devices such as the iPad have taken digital art production mobile, with apps for sketching and painting on the go. But digital art isnʼt everyoneʼs taste, particularly in the art world.
One of the major criticisms of digital art is the clean and unnatural results it can produce compared to traditional tools. In a number of cases this is certainly a valid argument, but many of the problems come down to the tools and methods used by the artist. In this slideshow we'll take a look at some techniques and app features that can help iPad artists achieve a more natural quality when painting with the iPad.
[Kyle Lambert is a UK-based visual artist specializing in painting, illustration, and 3D animation.]