While good tools can make the task easier, the key element when drawing For proof, check out the time-lapse video above, showing a complex image being assembled using nothing more than the Paint tool built into Windows.
The image in question was a finalist into our sibling site Kotaku's recent competition to win tickets to Pax Australia. It would be impressive under any circumstances, but the fact it was completed using only the very basic tools in Paint makes it doubly so. Here's the full finished image:
Using Paint was a requirement for the competition, so it's worth checking out the other entries to see just what is possible. If you want to learn more about digital art, check out our digital painting 101 guide.