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Hand drawn vs. iPad

By: Dave Moore
hand drawn versus ipad

Since I have been using an iPad I have always been measuring its place in my creative process against my old hand drawn ink illustrations I did as a student.  The reality has always been a resounding no, that is until recently.

I think I can now faithfully create this old style using a iPad Pro with an Apple pencil allowing me to easily recreate the stipple effect.  The image of the left could easily have taken a week to create, whilst the image on the right, a day.

 This means that I can now see a very real place in my creative arsenal for the iPad Pro not only as a tool for preliminary work but as a finishing tool for many different types and styles of illustration.  


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