Here's my first V.1 FAQ, to help me save more time answering the same questions again and again, I will add more questions later.
I'm still getting used to using proper words for English, But I hope this FAQ could be useful and easy-understandable for everyone. : o
Q: Mind If I watch you?
A: I don't mind, And thank you very much for the watch.
Q: When did you first starting drawing?
A: I start to practice drawing seriously since 2004
Q: What do you like using the most?
A: Watercolor and colored pencil
Q: what is your favorite size of the paper?
A: My favorite paper size is A4, Because it fits my A4 scanner perfectly.
Q: Your favorite kind of paper?
A: Cold-press 190g to 300g Watercolor paper with semi-rough surface; I can't fully control the color on Rough surface paper and hot-press smooth surface paper, And I use normal 80g printer paper for pencil drawing.
Q: Your favorite brand of paper?
A: Canson Monval, Sakura i-paint, Arches aquarelle
Q: What brand and size of pencil do you use?
A: I like using HB,2B,4ฺฺB mechanical pencil and wood pencil. [normal size]
My favorite brand are Derwent and Pentel.
Q: Your tools for traditional painting?
A: Watercolor, soft pastel, ballpoint pen, Colored pencil, Copic opaque white, HB pencil, Mono eraser, Rotring rapidograph, no.7-8 Sakura i-paint brush, 190g Sakura i-paint paper
Q: Your tools for digital painting?
A: Wacom intuos3 9x12, Razer Naga, Macbook Pro.
Q: Your favorite digital painting program?
A: Sai and Photoshop
Q: Why you rarely do digital art?
A: It hurts my eyes.
Q: Where did you buy watercolor?
A: For student grade watercolor,I bought them from local art supply stores.
For Artist grade watercolor, I bought them from art supply stores in shopping mall.
Q: Where did you buy Copic marker?
A: Same as artists' watercolor; I bought them from art supply stores in shopping mall.
Q: Where did you buy colored pencil?
A: Local stationary stores for student grade and Art supply stores in shopping mall for artist grade.
Q: What is your favorite brands of watercolor?
A: For artist grade; Winsor&Newton, Holbein, Old Holland, Sennelier
For student grade; Vangogh and Cotman
Q: What is your favorite brands of colored pencil?
A: For artist grade; Caran D'ache, Prismacolor, Karismacolor
For student grade; Faber castell, Colleen
Q: How long does it take you to make one picture?
A: Depends on the details, It might take 2 days to 1 weeks, I rarely finish my picture within 1 day.
Q: How can you blend watercolor?
A: It is pretty hard to describe, I use wet in wet technique with proper amount of water on proper watercolor paper, It will blends sucks if you apply it on low grams copy paper. 8 (
Q: Do you stretch your paper before painting?
A: No I didn't, Since I work with A4 size only, It looks a bit complicated and I can work properly without this process. : (
Q: Where do you get inspirations from?
A: From seeing the world around me, watching Art in real life, and Art from the internet.
Q: What is your favorite type of music, Do you listen to music while you work?
A: Depends on my mood; sometimes I wanted to work silently without music.
Favorite type:Mainly musics from game, Mindfuck gabba, 8 bit Techno, Musics with no singer.
Q: what kind of an environment you like to work best?
A: Silent big room, with normal temperature, I can't work properly if my work place is too noisy, too hot, or too cold.
Q: What kind of scanner do you use?
A: I like Epson Perfection and scanned with 300 dpi.
Q: How to be a good artist?
A: Always practice, help other people improving their art skills, and try to be optimistic. : ]
Q: Did you take any art lesson?
A: I majored in Fine Art from the university.
Q: What is your favorite color scheme?
A: Pastel colors, Rainbow, And candy colors; I don't like muddy and gloomy colors.
Q: About your Pillow girls ,Do they have names?
A: All of them have names, But I don't like saying their names in real life or on the internet.
Q: Do you do request?
A: Only for close friends.
Q: Are you really 93?
A: It's impolite to ask someone their age. : l
I will add more FAQ later, When I find some good questions that looks helpful and interesting to answer.