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  05 May 2005
art supply

i was wondering where i will be able to purchase art supply, such as those used by feng zhu, im looking for pens pencils and papers.
online store preferred.
im an anime/manga style and would like anything to supplement these styles

thanks
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  05 May 2005
I'm sure I read somewhere that Feng Zhu does all his stuff digitally?

Could be wrong mind you.
 
  05 May 2005
I'm not sure what country you're from, but here are some sites for U.S. companies.

www.charrette.com (I work there )
www.dickblick.com
www.utrecht.com

Also, I'm not sure if you're familiar with what art supplies you're looking for, but there have been a few recent threads here on CGTalk in the past week.
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  05 May 2005
hey if you work there how about a little discount?? LLOLL

j/k but im from UK and yes feng zhu does use pens and pencils for sketches
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  05 May 2005
Yup, digital, see here.

http://www.cgtalk.com/showpost.php?...12&postcount=27

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1. Yes, for the past 2 years, Iíve worked exclusively in digital; no paper at all. I find digital to be much faster, simply because of the undo button. It allows me to experiment with new shapes, without worrying about messing anything up. My approach has changed slightly. I no longer do a lot of thumbnails before starting. Now I just start sketching, and refine the design as I go. Again, all because of the undo function.


Edit: I don't personally think it's important what he uses, it's the artist not some sort of "magic paper" , if I had Jimi Hendrix' vintage strat and Marshall stack and he swapped me for my crappy 10w practice amp and 80s Ibanez he'd still sound better..

Last edited by SpeccySteve : 05 May 2005 at 01:00 AM.
 
  05 May 2005
Feng used to use markers etc, but nnow he has moved to fully digital, more than likely for ease!

As for UK supplies, I can't find any real good ones at all. Ward Graphics, and Details are pretty neat, but finding a store is a pain. I would just order online if I wer you dude.

But, as stated, I don't think it matters too much what you use, if you can draw well, then you can do it with a Bic!
 
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