Bargain Hunter: Art Brushes

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In my last giveaway I asked you all to suggest things you think I could improved on for the blog. There was quite a long list but a lot of you wanted more art based blog posts so today is going to be all about some great places you can get affordable art brushes. Though… Read More…

Tutorial Props: Beauty and the Beast Background

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I really have to figure out a better way to make these background because they take an insame amount of time to get done and they’re not exactly the most practical size. I’ve been thinking to teaching myself to do digital painting for a while now which would be really handy of these kind of… Read More…

Tutorial Props: Dragon Egg

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And now I’ve finished all the props for my big dragon tutorial series! :D I was aiming to imitate the dragon eggs in Game of Thrones but like a genius I somehow managed to not notice that the scales in GOT were pointed and not round. In total it took me two days to do,… Read More…

Tutorial Props: Dragon Background

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This background was a royal pain in the butt. I ended up painting to paint it twice because the first version was an absolute disaster. Colour is absolutely not my strong point, so after the first try I decided to go back painting the whole thing with just black, white and brown before slowly adding… Read More…

Tutorial Props: Baby Dragon Skull

Baby Dragon Skull

For one of my upcoming looks (Dragon Slayer) I’d had this idea in my head of having a dragon skull resting on the end of a sword, I’d already decided to to paint a large background for that tutorial so a little dragon skull wouldn’t be so hard…right? It ended up taking around 4 days… Read More…

Artist Interview: James Gurney

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I know a lot of you have heard me raving on about Drew Struzan, but another one of my favorite artist which you have not heard me rave on about so much is James Gurney. Where Drew Struzan is the master of posters James Gurney, in my opinion, a master of imagination! I first stumbled… Read More…