i've always wondered...is your artwork done on computer or by hand??? (wait, how do you even submit hand painted artwork??? makes no sense. >.< is me stoopid???) because, these new programs are just sooo amazing (can't get them, im stuck with paint forever TT.TT) and like, your art looks really hand painted...aagh im making no sense because im shocked by amazingness (real word...?) lol i love your artwork!!!!!! (passes out)
It's done on computer by hand ;D It's a difficult concept but essentially, I draw something with my hand onto an electronic board (tablet) that connects to the computer. It shows up on the paint program on the screen with the same stroke/line that I made with my hand on the tablet. So yes, all of them require many hours of painting "by hand" - my hand and arms are often very sore by the end and my hands can cramp just like in traditional drawing.
I hope that explains it better, and thank you very much!