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    Introduction to Traditional Media: Oil PaintsTexture 3
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    In this article, I will introduce you to the basics of oil paints; where to start and what to buy, allowing you to experiment and develop your own style.Read More…
  • Drawing Theory
    Introduction to Traditional Media: Chalk PastelsPreview image
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    In this tutorial I will introduce you to chalk pastels, what they are, and how to use them, setting you on the path to bright and colourful work that never fades and can be done at home or out and about.Read More…
  • Digital Painting
    How to Shade Black and White Realistically in Digital PaintingShading black white prev
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    Colors are hard to handle, but black and white can be even harder! In this article I'll show you a couple of useful tricks to understand the nature of these two non-colors, and to use them in realistic painting.Read More…
  • Drawing Theory
    Digital Drawing vs. Digital Painting: What the Difference Is and Why You Should Know ItDigitail drawing vs painting prev
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    You can draw with a pencil, but when you grab a graphics tablet pen this skill seems to evaporate. Why does it happen? Why is digital drawing so much harder than "normal" drawing? There may be many reasons, and one of them comes from a misunderstanding of the definitions.Read More…
  • Digital Painting
    Paint Realistic Long Fur Without a Fur Brush in Adobe PhotoshopLineless fur prev
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    Do your painted animals look flat when you cover them with fur? In this tutorial I'll show you how to take control over fur without using complicated brushes, but also without drawing all the hairs one by one!Read More…
  • Digital Painting
    How to Create a Pastel Painted Landscape in Adobe Photoshop33 landscape digital painting final400
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    Nature is the most inexhaustible source of inspiration! Follow me in this tutorial and let’s make a dedication to the beauty of nature by painting a lovely cartoon landscape in Adobe Photoshop, using default brushes with textured edges, creating a pastel drawing effect. We’ll start with a blank page and go through the full process of creating our sketch, enlivening it with colors, and filling our artwork with details. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Collage
    Learn How to Give Ephemera a New Life Ephemera%20painting%20 %20preview
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    Some people love to collect and save ephemera; I prefer to give it a new life via painting over it. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to prep your ephemera (telegrams, maps, letters, etc.) and paint the subject matter of your choice on top. In the end, we'll have a nice mix of old and new.Read More…
  • Interviews
    To the Point: Interview With Shane KoehlerPreview
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    Everyone is in for such a treat today as I interview Shane Koehler, nature illustrator extraordinaire. His work, mostly watercolor-based, explores nature's inspirational beauty and strength, inviting viewers to experience his view of the world around us. Read on to learn all about the self-taught painter and his environmental messages through his artwork.Read More…
  • Halloween
    From Speed Paint to Detail: Paint a Bat-Cat in Adobe PhotoshopSpeedpaint concept prev
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    Can you speed paint a detailed design? In this tutorial I'll show you how to do it using only one simple brush and a bunch of useful techniques. Paint without thinking, and create on the fly!Read More…
  • Design Theory
    Is Digital Art "Real" Art? Facts and Myths About Digital CreatingDigital art myths prev
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    Can you be a great digital artist when you don't how to draw with a pencil? Do you need expensive equipment for digital art? And what is the best way to learn it? The answers may be surprising!Read More…
  • Animal Anatomy
    How to Draw Animals: Domestic Pigs, Wild Boars, and WarthogsHow to draw pigs prev
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    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to draw a domestic pig, a wild boar and a warthog. You'll learn about their basic anatomy and all the details of theirs.Read More…
  • Drawing Theory
    10 Tricks From 3D Modeling That You Can Use in Digital PaintingPhotoshop effective painting prev
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    In this article I'll show you ten steps you can include in your digital painting process to make it more orderly and neat.Read More…
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