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One of the first images I created on the IPad[/caption] I bought it maybe three weeks before the new, cheaper (but not as good) IPad (non-pro) was released, but honestly, the differences probably made it worth it.  This device is soooooo smooth! For art, it’s amazing. Their stylus (called a Pencil) has absolutely no lag, and it draws exactly where I expect it to on screen. And that screen! Sharp, bright, and just about perfect. The software I use, called Procreate, is the gold standard when it comes to art apps on any mobile platform. As a cool bonus, it allows me to make time lapse videos that are easily shareable. You’ve probably seen them on Instagram, and I intend on making and sharing more of them. Another thing that it has done was let me be a bit more mobile. I don’t have to be stuck in a dark office looking at a screen when I’m making art. I can be outside barely acknowledging nature while I’m looking at a screen! So you must be asking why is there any doubt? There definitely seems to be some dryness to your cut. Why not just go with the iPad whole hog and forget Photoshop? Perhaps it’s a matter of just being used to what I’ve been doing for the past almost two decades. Old habits die hard and Photoshop is frankly an amazing artistic tool If you look at the artwork I put on Instagram I haven’t done anything “great” with it. At least not complex. I’ve done “cartoonish” characters (the IPad is great at doing illustrative styles)  but I haven’t done anything more expressively painterly. Procreate is definitely capable of doing things like that. It’s just that I’m still coming to grips with it and there’s niggling issues with the software  that hasn’t let me really cut loose as I’d like. It’s a learning curve, but definitely a surmountable one. And I look forward to really show off what this thing can do. Keep an eye out.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column] [/et_pb_row] [/et_pb_section]]]>