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  • Drawing Theory
    Don't Take It Personally: How to Make Critique Work for YouMake friends with critique prev
    Do you feel pressured by others to change your style? Do you get hurt by the opinions of others? Why?Read 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
    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: How to Draw HandsPrev
    Everything you need to make sense of the hands and draw them without a headache.Read More…
  • Drawing
    Tips and Tricks for Wacom Inkling and Cintiq UsersWacompreview
    In this article, I’m going to provide you with a general overview of some of the more popular devices from Wacom, based on first-hand experience in daily use. Beyond checking out a few of the amazing features these two devices offer, I’ll also give you some great tips to help you improve your workflow and experience using these devices.Read More…
  • Adobe Photoshop
    Create a Run Cycle Animation From Scratch in Adobe PhotoshopRun animation preview
    Use Adobe Photoshop tools to create a smooth, non-chaotic animation of a running cheetah - or any animal you wish!Read More…
  • Drawing
    Color Fundamentals: Advanced ColoringColor shading advanced prev
    What are materials and textures? How can we see transparent things? What makes a scene something more than a set of objects? How do you mix reflected colors? Learn tricks that will bring life to your realistic paintings!Read More…
  • Theory
    Photoshop VS InDesign: Which is Best for Print Design?Preview image 400
    Adobe InDesign is without a doubt my usual go-to tool for prepping print designs. Books, magazines, flyers, stationery - you name it, InDesign is a great choice for tackling print projects like these. That being said, Photoshop can be equally good as, and in some cases better than, InDesign for accomplishing certain tasks that can help you to achieve your desired printed result. It certainly shouldn’t be overlooked!Read More…
  • Drawing
    Color Fundamentals: ShadingColor fundamentals shading prev
    We tend to see color as an attribute of every material thing, and light as a factor that can change it. Tomato is red, grass is green, and light can only add a tint or shade to it, right...? Wrong. Read More…
  • Illustration
    How to Draw Animals: Spiders, Popular Species, Anatomy and MovementHowtodrawspiders prev
    Don't let arachnophobia stop you from being an epic artist! Read More…
  • Theory
    How to Draw Animals: The Importance of Drawing a PoseWhatispose prev400
    When I was a kid, I used to say: "I don't care about drawing books, I don't need to draw a pose, I just know how to draw something as a whole". This kind of thinking was a serious blockade to my progress, but a lot of time has to fly for me to realize it. Now I know building a pose is the most important part of the drawing. Do you want to learn why? Or maybe you know it, but poses are still your weak point? In this article I'll help you.Read More…
  • Inspiration
    Why Mouse Users Should Ditch Photoshop and Draw in IllustratorMousedrawing 400x400 fix
    Creating digitally gives amazing possibilities. You get so many colors, so many materials, every mistake can be fixed easily and it's all in a friendly, clean environment - you just need to turn off your computer afterwards. All these advantages are the reason why so many artists try their hands at Adobe Photoshop. This software, although so popular and powerful, is designed to work with a graphic tablet. Drawing with a mouse is possible, but it's hard, time consuming and very frustrating. On the other hand, there exists another product of the same company - Illustrator. And while Photoshop (and every other raster drawing software) favors tablet users, Illustrator doesn't mind creating with a mouse. Do you want to learn why?Read More…
  • Theory
    12 Ways to Get the Most From Behance0946 behance preview400
    I often talk to other creatives about the ways they share their work online. Most admit that they really enjoy this part of their job, but many feel like there just isn't enough time in the day to devote to the task. In my opinion, one of the most important things an artist can do with their time is to share their creations with others. Read More…