I started painting more and more traditional looking digital paintings, This traditional look requires primarily 3 things:
1: Paper texture with certain blending modes
2: Brushes with realistic look and behavior
3: Paper texture working together with brush texture settings
Version 3 of Artstudio introduced some nice realistic brushes (
for those), but what is still missing is a Paper texture layer with a selection of multiple HQ paper textures for different canvases, that automatically sets the texture of each brush/smudge/eraser to the same paper texture that is selected for the background, so that the tools match the look of the canvas, without having to change it for all tools separately by hand. That makes drawing and painting traditionally MUCH easier.
That is similar to photoshops brush settings lock that sets certain brush settings globally, even when changing to a different brush, the settings are overwritten. That photoshop feature by the way is really cool too, I would like to request that in addition to the above.