Well, there is this longing of sort in society, especially with the newer and grand-generations.
A type of what is best called nostalgic.
‘See, it’s not just a draw by hand thing, but this culture of yearning of the people over there to go back to simpler and more familiar grounds. With the advent of technology moving forwards much faster than one can handle on their own, it’s a case of where to go in a world where options seems…
But let’s be focused on the main topic, why many still draw by hand.
Well, the answer was simple.
Price, Ease of entry, and all that fun stuff.
A simple paper and pencil even with the inflation of today’s economy is well still subsidiarity lower than a software for digital art and the tablet needed to integrate with it correctly.
For like about $2-$4 range one can simply get started on the craft with dirt cheap methods.
It’s perhaps, the fidelity, yes, a term that is also used in the musical instrument fields, ranging from electric guitars to brass acoustics. It’s that tactical feedback if you will that people even in this digital age and rising economy that people still prefer the “real” if you will.
Like, there is nothing more satisfying than the surefire feeling of the pen hitting the paper
“just right. ”
it’s a reason why some stupids like Ghibli especially the man in charge, Hayaoe still uses well, paper and watercolors to sort out his storyboards, in fact, it’s a standard thing still in the Japanese animation industry to use pencil and paper.
It’s just the integration and usage of it is so deep in some cultures of society that it’s well….
just hard to shake it off. With a long history of people using tools for labor to precision, compared to a couple decades long digital and the tablets only finally getting “good enough” it’s hard for people to be well convinced.
Simple put it, it’s so much more satisfying to use the pen and paper than tablet and stylus since it’s been there for a long time. The feedback and fidelity is just leagues apart.