Anybody else doing mouse drawings?

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I don't have a graphic/ drawing tablet, so I started doing these drawings using my mouse, driven by my fist, not by my fingers, which is more difficult. I wonder if it is worth buying one, considering the fact that it is not my true nature, yet I like drawing and colorizing from time to time - maybe as a hobby. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks. (I used the free software Krita)
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a drawing tablet would definitely be easier on your hands, plus it's easier to control the pressure with it compared to a mouse.
I have only used Wacom tablets for digital art so that's what I would recommend. You can get a small or medium sized ones because the larger the size the more expensive it is so it would depend on your budget.

https://www.wacom.com/en-my/products/pen-tablets/wacom-intuos

here is a review of tablets;
https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-drawing-tablets-for-beginners/

good luck on your art and have fun!
 
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a drawing tablet would definitely be easier on your hands, plus it's easier to control the pressure with it compared to a mouse.
I have only used Wacom tablets for digital art so that's what I would recommend. You can get a small or medium sized ones because the larger the size the more expensive it is so it would depend on your budget.

https://www.wacom.com/en-my/products/pen-tablets/wacom-intuos

here is a review of tablets;
https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-drawing-tablets-for-beginners/

good luck on your art and have fun!
thank you very much, I wondered which tablet would be better or good enough because I am not an expert. I will probably buy one in the future if my interest for drawing will be the same as now.
 

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another one, less accomplished

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It is maybe less accomplished but it is fun drawing these - as if I were a child again, enjoying colors.
 

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drawing this colored face took only 3-4 minutes, while the others, more artistically made, took hours, one stroke at a time
 
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wow.. Those are really good...

At first I thought you meant, "is anybody else doing mouse drawings?" As in, is anybody else drawing pictures of mice, heh.

very kewl, makes me want to get a drawing tablet; but, I know I have no motivation/inspiration/talent for that stuff..
 

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wow.. Those are really good...

At first I thought you meant, "is anybody else doing mouse drawings?" As in, is anybody else drawing pictures of mice, heh.

very kewl, makes me want to get a drawing tablet; but, I know I have no motivation/inspiration/talent for that stuff..
I meant I really drew these with my fist, not with my fingers, which would have been easier and better. And yes, I thought about learning graphic design and buying a drawing tablet, but that would be too expensive because I would have to change my computer too, or at least the graphics card. Plus buy Adobe Illustrator or another software. I still like drawing though I noticed that my skills stayed the same since I was 13 or so.
 

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I meant I really drew these with my fist, not with my fingers, which would have been easier and better. And yes, I thought about learning graphic design and buying a drawing tablet, but that would be too expensive because I would have to change my computer too, or at least the graphics card. Plus buy Adobe Illustrator or another software. I still like drawing though I noticed that my skills stayed the same since I was 13 or so.
I like to hear you are using Krita; it's an example of some really fine free software. Maybe you could find a used drawing tablet on e-bay? I don't so any need to spend a lot of money either. There's plenty of free software to go around these days. It may not match the power of an adobe suite; but, I believe it'll get you close enough, for most things.
 

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Plus buy Adobe Illustrator or another software.
i think some wacom tablets comes bundled with Corel Painter. It's a good software to create the kind of art you do. Has some realistic looking oil paints and watercolor brushes. Krita is still a better alternative compared to adobe illustrator plus it's free.

Anyway, I love the new paintings you shared and I hope you would consider getting a tablet and sharing more art.
 

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Anyway, I love the new paintings you shared and I hope you would consider getting a tablet and sharing more art.
Thank you, maybe I will buy one, yet I have to upgrade my computer too because the tablet does not work without proper video/graphic hardware from the desk. It feels like drawing on the sky - this virtual reality that hangs on small things, like memory cards, sticks, etc.
 

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Today the Orthodox Church celebrates ”Florii” (Palm Sunday), which can be translated as Flowers'
Sunday. My drawing, because of this.

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I like your drawings and hope you continue drawing now too. It’s been a long time since I did digital illustration, but I used to draw in Paint a lot. It was quite time-consuming, but I liked it because it helped me to calm down and think about stuff.
Now I don’t draw that often, but I still tend to fill my house with drawings made by others. That’s why there are many paintings made by my kids and nieces, several artworks from [commercial link], and even a Mona Lisa reproduction. I plan to buy even more artwork in the following months because the house's walls still look empty.
 
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I didn't read anything after the second picture of the first post. I was just really interested in mouse pictures, like mouse poker, or Norman Rockwell paintings, but with mice.
 

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