Noah Bradley — the mad genius behind the phenomenal blog post “Don’t Go to Art School” — drew a line in the sand today by challenging artists (like you and me) to draw an hour a day for the next 21 days. That’s an easy challenge to make, obviously, but Noah does one better by […]
I read something a few weeks back that stuck with me and I saved this quote. I’ve been reading from friends about how artists and musicians are undervalued, and how they get indignant and angry when someone offers them a rate that seems to be completely ignorant of what it takes to produce a piece […]
I’m usually reluctant to post things that pose as tutorials but which are really just sped up demonstrations that seem to say, “Look how good I am!” That being said… geez. Look how good this guy is. Artgerm makes this looks deceptively easy. Check it out.
A few months back, I had the distinct honor of attending a workshop hosted in Seattle by TLC Workshops. It was my first art instruction of any kind, and I was at the hands of two masters: the astounding fantasy painter, Brom, and my own personal art hero, Iain McCaig. In the course of just […]
Pound for pound, I think the greatest artists in the world work in comics. No lie. They’ve got to be able to draw literally anything and anything, 22 pages a month, on-time every time and they have to do it jaw-dropping detail. Now, if you’re a comics reader, you know what happens to popular characters. […]
I’ve spent a lot of time compiling this list. When I really think about it, I have to admit that — like the best common sense — I’ve been compiling this list all my life. Today was about editing. About stripping away the non-essentials and getting down to the 10 things that really belong here. […]