The Sea + Job

I did a quick doodle on my lunch break at work to try out the cintiq! Oh yeah, I got a new job! I now live in Vancouver working for a big mobile gaming company as a UI Artist. :3 For my work station, I was supplied with a brand new computer and a large Cintiq~! I’ve never used one before, so it was a bit of a learning curve the first day. I spent two days trying to get comfortable with having two screens (one being the Cintiq). I found the setup rather bothersome at first and longed for my intuos. But on the 3rd day, things got easier. Although, during this time I was using it to build assets and UI screens in illustrator—which I rarely even work with on a tablet. I had a few dabs here and there drawing with the Cintiq, but only for a few minutes as things are pretty hectic at work.

Today I took about a half hour to doodle up this image during my lunch break. The inking went pretty quick! I think I like it. Still not sure if I prefer it over my wacom yet because I haven’t really gotten the chance to jump right into painting or coloring. I did the line art and flats at work, then took it home to shade. The inking was a lot quicker with it though. I really liked that I could have right up to my face when I ink! Well, maybe that’s not so good for me? But for my opinion right now, I definitely could live without one.


3 comments on “The Sea + Job”

  1. Your art work is absolutely breath taking! I’m an artist that’s just started out ( drawing seriously only two years ) and I just bought a cintiq. Having a bit of a learning curve with it, but so excited. Hope to be able to draw as well as you one day.


  2. Also, i’m hoping to create some cute art charms for an art sale in my country. Please could you tell me where / how you printed your gorgeous Miss Kokeshi charms?


    bw-inc reply on July 8th, 2012 5:36 pm:

    Thanks so much for the great comments! :3 I got my charms printed :3 They did a great job on my kokeshi charms~!


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