Raion-Fox wrote:Oh, Apples are good for arts, especially historically. Today, however, I'd say Windows is on level ground, at least in terms of applications.
Maybe! But then I'd probably have to run Windows 10, and that's just … not happening. I'd sooner switch to ink, oils, and gouache for good (but I fantasize about doing that anyway); any analog media is better than Windows. If Apple and everything it made vanished, I might become more dedicated to the vintage stuff, maybe finally get around to looking into that Amiga stuff I've heard about. I run Linux, too, as VMs on Tully Monster, but it's not really a productivity OS for me (beyond making sure my business site has an excellent backup which allows me to sandbox design changes in a safe manner). Hate to make it sound like my interest in computer art is dependent upon the type of computer, but, then again, why wouldn't it be.
Plus I just like
Apple's stuff. I get pretty impatient of messing with PCs (and crabby
), but just a bit less so with Apple (a bit). Company's always treated me well, too, even though I have absolutely trashed their hardware by being a klutz. (RIP harryhausen
; good systems which would still be useful today if I hadn't been careless with water in the latter case, and a four foot drop onto asphalt in the former.)
Actually what I find amazing is how long the Cintiq has lasted, in spite of near-daily use. Tully Monster is its third
computer. I wonder if I can get a job as a tester for Wacom.