APPS

Krita is my main and most used tool

I have tried a lot of drawing apps, and there is one that I really like and wanted to give it a try, but since I’m a hobbyist, its subscription turns me off. Then I tried Krita and there is no going back.

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I can do box and poly modelling, the old fashioned way. But things have evolved, and with creature and character design, digital Sculpting and retopology tool(s) seems to be the way forward. I really love and enjoy sculpting in Blender.

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I have ArtRage 5, upgraded from the Lite version that came with my Wacom Intuos Draw. I prefer Krita over ArtRage for sketching/drawing and digital painting in general. However, for imitating the look of real paints and color there’s ArtRage. ArtRage is the most affordable when compared to Corel Painter.