Hi! Thank you very much :) Loving your blog as well, bravo.
Hi there :)
I use Photoshop (CS5) for my work software wise then a Wacom Intuos 4 in terms of hardware. Technique changes literally all the damn time depending on what I’m painting, but I nearly always start off with the more rough, messy mess done in just a basic round brush in these dark green colour that I’ve been using for layout sketches since forever.
(my swatches are so damn precious to me oh my god)
Then from that green sketch I’ll lower it’s opacity to around 20% and start to refine the line over the drop, or begin adding colour in blocks, depending on what style the drawing is going to be in.
I have considered doing one of the videos, I just can never seem to find decent enough screen capture software. Also I don’t do digital stuff nearly as much as I used to. But I’ll definitely look into it more before doing my next digital thing, I reckon it would be quite fun watching yourself draw!
Hope that helps somewhat. I am by no means a pro at digital painting, if you wanted to see some pros check out the guys who run the Level Up Facebook page. They are amazing and often post videos/livestreams of their work :)