taternuggets wrote:Thanks for taking the time to do this. I will definitely be checking out the tutorials you've listed here.
I have an Intuos 4 tablet and use photoshop. When I've tried to use illustrator for linework I've found it rather daunting... especially working with bezier handles and whatnot... strokes and fills and don't even get me started on trying to erase part of a line.... it was horrible. Does inkscape have a similar learning curve?
Jealous of your Intuos. I think Illustrator has more options, but I can't afford it which is why I use Inkscape. The learning curve is probably somewhat similar, though maybe easier in Inkscape if there are fewer options? I found it daunting at first as well, but the bezier handles are actually awesome for tweaking lines. You can't erase part of a line like you would in Photoshop (or on paper), but you can move the nodes to shorten, or you can break them apart and/or delete a section between two nodes. One piece of advice that helped was from bassanimation in this thread which is to think of vector work like working with construction paper, instead of like drawing.