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  • Digital Painting
    How to Create a Pastel Painted Landscape in Adobe Photoshop33 landscape digital painting final400
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Learn about anatomy of pigs, wild boars and warthogs to draw them properlyRead More…
  • Drawing Theory
    10 Tricks From 3D Modeling That You Can Use in Digital PaintingPhotoshop effective painting prev
    It's time to change your workflow to paint more effectively in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
  • Animal Anatomy
    How to Draw Animals: Cows and Other BovinesPrev
    Learn how to draw cow, American bison, cape buffalo and yakRead More…
  • Illustration
    Realism, Photorealism, and Style in DrawingWhat is style prev
    Learn what factors build a style, and use this knowledge to create your own.Read More…
  • Drawing
    How to Draw Animals: Snakes and Their PatternsDrawing snakes prev
    Snakes seem to be easy to draw, but appearances can be misleading—snakes can be very tricky to draw well!Read More…
  • Painting
    Apply Your Color Theory Lessons into Painting a HorseShading exercise preview
    Use all the little tricks from my color articles to create a beautiful painting with any software you wish.Read More…
  • Drawing
    Improve Your Artwork by Learning to See Light and ShadowColor fundamentals preview
    Learn the basics of optics to bring your painting skills to a new level. This tutorial is the first in a series that takes you through the fundamental science behind light and vision, so that you can create realistic paintings that make sense to the human eye. First up: light, shadow, reflections, and edges.Read More…