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Do you guys keep a sketchpad with you?

#1 Post by Lumen_Astrum » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:09 am

I know that most of us here are digital artists, and I know that this may be a stupid thing to ask, but do you keep a sketchpad?

Because, well, I do. XD
I can't live without mine.

Usually, I use the sketchpad to draw some concept designs for my characters or some stuff for ... anything VN-related XD I also use it for art class or in some other subjects, when I have trouble explaining what I mean. Or when I'm bored. The only thing that won't be lost in my backpack is the sketchpad and my pencil case, I guarantee.

And plus, sometimes, I show it off. For critique. :3
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Even though I know mostly of you will say no.

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#2 Post by Coren » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:23 am

I keep a notebook with me with all times. I have always been more of a writer than an artist.

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#3 Post by Death_HUG » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:24 am

I keep a sketchpad with me all the time! XD I mostly just doodle character concepts in it though >.<
But sometimes I doodle on notebook paper because my dad won't buy me a new sketchpad Dx

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#4 Post by Tag- » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:27 am

I keep a small one where ever I go, so if I'm bored, I just whip it out and draw o3o I get a fair few stares but it doesn't really bother me. Unless they come up and talk, then I get scared .__. Anti social meeee
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#5 Post by Desu_Cake » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:37 am

Yup. Always. I do most of my drawings traditionally (My tablet hates me) so I run through them extremely quickly too, which means I'm usually carrying two sketchbooks wth me.

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#6 Post by Niki » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:48 am

Yes, definitely! I sketch much better off the computer >< I'm lazy to scan them in though, so I end up doing mostly digital work.
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#7 Post by TsukiShima » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:59 am

Sketch book is like my best friend. Though I also doodle in my notebook xD I always find myself liking the doodle much more than my clean artworks, perhaps they made out of my liking and 'I just don't care what others think, doodles are fun!'

Also like to write ideas in my notebook and sketchbook. Most of them are not VN related, but they are fun!

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#8 Post by OtomeWeekend » Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:55 am

Probably the only person who is opposite to all.

Am I an artist? Yes. Do I love drawing? yes. I draw everyday? No. Do I have sketchpad wherever i go? No.---Wait, do i even have a sketchpad? I'm admitting it, No. *bites her lips out of guiltiness she call herself an artist.

Perhaps the only sketchbook i own is the thing we use for our art lessons at school. I draw mostly at our club activities but hey, the club provides almost everything from papers to tones to lamination and colors, all i need to bring was my pencil case and a few A4 papers and start doing some club activities.

I don't really draw everyday less you call those "rakugaki"(doodles) i do on almost all my notebooks drawing then yea, i might have.

I'm the type who if not in the mood, can't draw at all and also the type of person who wouldn't show her drawings all of the sudden during the whole school time less its for the club. And I pretty much spend my lunchbreak reading a book. :/ so the idea of bringing a sketchbook might just ruin my mood for the worst if i saw it turning out so bad that it should be censored or Mosaic-ed. xD
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#9 Post by SusanTheCat » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:45 am

I keep a note pad with me. Plus I usually have some sort of electronic device that I can write with.

I keep my sketchpad near the TV because that's where I usually draw.

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#10 Post by Deji » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:24 am

I used to. I still try to carry one around just in case, but I haven't touched it in ages.
I blame it on working from home drawing on the computer all day, so when i actually get out of here, I just want to hang around people and not think about drawing xD;;
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#11 Post by gaoldart » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:40 am

I do... but i mostly carry a pen
If i have a pen with me, notepad, sketchpad... it does not matter, i have something to doodle with and that's what matters
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#12 Post by TakeOverWorld » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:39 pm

I don't have a sketchpad... my last one ran out and the shop I bought it from doesn't sell ones I like anymore, so I don't have one , when I'm at home I just draw on printer paper.
But even when I have one, I don't really carry it around with me. Like I wouldn't whip it out on the bus and start drawing. But we get a free small notebook thingy from my school so I draw in that all the time at lessons, specially if the teacher is being boring.

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#13 Post by Sunlit-Dreamer » Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:22 pm

I used to during my high school years. Those were the days....sitting in the cafeteria working on my sketches....

But now that I'm in college I leave my sketchbooks here at home right next to my spot on the bed. My variety of sketch pencils on the dresser as always. And they lay there...untouched....until I finish my assignments days later...I need to start sketching again. Maybe I'll take my mini one outside to sketch my dogs. Always good to practice trying to draw those who are moving.
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#14 Post by Snow Blossom » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:38 pm

Well I always doodle on my notebooks at school, if that counts... ;p At home though, I don't even have to carry around a sketchpad since there's one lying on basically every table, waiting... XD

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#15 Post by LVUER » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:55 pm

Nope. Mainly because now I've go fully digital since I buy a Wacom (even my brand new scanner just sitting in a corner, gathering dust). Now all my sketchbooks are in the closet (kept for future reference... if I ever open them again) and also all my drawing utensils. I even often have difficult time when I need a pen since I keep forgetting where I put them last time...

I used to have them btw, when I still drawing traditionally. And besides, right now I'm pretty busy with jobs (teaching) so it's hard to find time to draw/doodle. Even if I have time to do it, I really just want to relax/take a rest... and it's not like I could draw in front of my students.
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