Converting pencil drawings and photos to digital art

Discussion in 'Digital Artwerk' started by Shooter308, May 20, 2019.

  1. Shooter308

    Shooter308 Gawd

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    I would like to know which program/s are the best for converting my pencil drawings and photos into a digital art format. I know there is Photoshop, but it costs too much for this blue collar worker.

    Anyone know which programs are the best to use?

    Thanks!
     
  2. northrop

    northrop grumman

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    Have you tried GIMP?
     
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    Shooter308 Gawd

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    I've used it years ago, but that was so long ago, that I need to install it again and see how much it can do.
     
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    modi123 [H]ardness Supreme

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    What's the plan after scanning them in? Vector drawings, brush work, etc?
     
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    I've always just done old school artwork in pencil and paint, but I'd like to be able to take my drawings and photos and enhance them into a digital art format like vector graphics.
     
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    Thank you very much for the info!

    I'm a Network Administrator and haven't ever dived into the graphics art thing yet, but I've been wanting to.

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    This is an example of my friend's artwork that he does...and that's what I'd like to do with my animals, cars, trucks, and semi truck drawings.
     
  8. modi123

    modi123 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Autodesk Sketchbook may be a good place to start then.

    Example of a guy's process.

     
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