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  1. Hi here a short strip done with AD. First of all it's very pleasant to work with it, the interface is clear and easy to understand. I work with wacom material (here a cintiq) and the pressure with the brush or with the pencil is fine. I can really use it, there is a light smoothing after drawing but the stroke is like I want. This is good and works better than in Illustrator where I only get pressure with brushes and where I get strange effects particularly on corners. In Illustrator I'm used to work with theyr pencil allowing to keep the last stroke selected and to redraw it again. With AD it's not possible so I draw a sketch on a layer and then my inking on another layer with undo/redo to get a good stroke, sometimes using the pen to adjust. I noticed that the brush has more options than the pencil and used here the pencil which is more simple. An advantage using the pencil is that after drawing the stroke stay selected (you can see the bezier curve) and you can change color and stroke. With the brush you can't change the color or stroke, you first have to get the move tool or you can press "cmd" and "alt" and then change color or stroke. In fact this the first time I can draw with a vector software and get an inking like in a bitmap software. Where handwriting was difficult in Illustrator it's here much more easyer with AD ! I attached three captures, one with AD and two with AI : This is interesting because AD will often be compared with AI requesting what AI has, but here AD do something very well that AI doesn't have ! After that my colors are simple, nothing special, using the pen was perfect, its precise and offer all the possibilities we can wait for a vector pen. One thing I found fastidious is the use of the eyedropper tool ( go right to get it, and left to use, and right to click…). Exporting the file offer many options, this is good, my file was 7,8 Mo as a pdf, it's heavy for such a file with no gradient or particular effect… SVG, PNG, PSD and JPG where ok. After this very good first impression I will seriously wait for Affinity Publisher…
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