Now, before starting on what you will learn in this chapter, I need to say this one thing that might seem a little bit damaging to this book, at first glance:
Software doesn't matter.
This is my golden rule regarding everything I draw. What do I mean by this?
It means that I could make whatever I will show you in this chapter, Chapter 8, Creating Your Own Comic, and Chapter 9, Building Your Own Concept Art, in any other software, and so can you. So why should you keep reading? Because even if the software doesn't matter, the emotional response you have while producing your art is what really matters.
So yes, if you land an in-house job, you will probably need to use some specific software. But trust me, you just need to know where the brush tool, blur tool, and eraser are and that's it—you're good to go. But in day-to-day work, when no one is watching which software you're using, you should use what you...