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What tools do I need?
It depends, do you want to do traditional or digital drawings? If traditional, all you need is the cheapest paper (printer paper? that cheap sketchbook? even a notebook) and a pencil/mechanical pencil you're confortable with, oh, an eraser too. When it comes to digital get a tablet, again for starting out I would recomend to you get your hands in the cheapest ones (bamboos, or genius, or some other, I don't really know any other brand though ;^; ). I say aways go to the cheaper because that way you won't be afraid of ruining your tools, and will have freedom to test it and do whatever you feel like doing, experimenting is really important so you'll know what works for you and what not.
One thing I think is important to have in mind is that TOLLS DON'T MAKE THE