If you are a Blender user, you know that your CPU is just as important as your GPU, and my current CPU wasn’t cutting it anymore. So today, I finally replaced my almost two year old AMD FX 8150 8-core CPU. It’s predecessor, the 9590 “Vishera” 4.7GHz 8-core, is rumored to be the last of the FX series. I didn’t want to upgrade previously, but since it’s now said that the next generation of AMD CPUs will not really hit until 2016, I thought I might as well upgrade. You can only wait for so long before it starts to impact your work.
While getting myself ready for the new Concept Cookie “I Can Draw Anything” workshop, I felt the need to find something to use for digital line art, since Photoshop never made me happy in that area. When doing some research, I found many people suggested Mischief. During this week’s CoCo livestream, I was introduced to another app called Krita. So in this article, I’m going to talk about these two applications, and what I liked most about each.
As I progress through my journey of obtaining a wealth of artistic knowledge, I find that some methods of learning present some surprising results. Today, I want to bring up the Amazon Kindle, and how it has been an extremely valuable source of knowledge.