Color Studies using a Wacom Tablet

I just picked up a Wacom tablet this week. A couple of the other artists at Skin Abrasions have been messing around with them so I thought I’d try it out as well. It’s an interesting tool to play with, my results with it so far have been mixed between acceptable and mediocre,so obviously there’s a learning curve. But I have a few pieces that I posted last week colored in with it so I’m going to post them for your viewing pleasure.
This little guy came out all right, but I’m having a hard time getting rid of that airbrushed look. On top of learning the subtleties of the tablet, I’m having to get better at photoshop and corel painter as well.

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This next one turned out better and was much quicker. Definitely makes a quick color study easier to do.

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For this one I took a sketch, repeated it and stretched it to fit on an arm. I want to play around with this sort of thing more because of how helpful it was in laying the design out on the body.

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Ok, hopefull ymore to come this week if I have time. I’m going to Orlando on Friday morning for the Immersed in Ink tattoo convention, so things might be a little hectic. As always, thanks for looking.

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