As much as I really like the feel of the Wacom Cintiq and the sensitivity of the stylus, nothing beats the good ole pencil. I’m bouncing back and forth all the time between the two. It’s about sketching with the side of the pencil or going in with a freshly sharpened lead for fine line work, and on the other hand there’s multiple undos, the choice of tools and brushes that you get working digitally. Did I mention paper texture and line smoothness? Definitley two sides of the coin.
Well it’s safe to say that I like certain things about both, so I’ll always have my sketch pad, HB pencil and pencil sharpener near my Cintiq work station. That’s the way it’s gonna stay.