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Drawing BackgroundS and Perspective with David Finch

11:00 AM, Saturday, December 20th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

Amazing comic artist David Finch talks about using the concepts of perspective in this small sampling of a 90 minute video that he sells on his webiste. Although it is only a small piece, it gives you the general idea of where he is going and demonstrates an amazing tool from the map-making world that he uses for making parallel lines.

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Corel Painter for the Aspiring Artist

11:00 AM, Friday, December 19th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

Not everyone has access to or even generally likes to use Photoshop and while it is the industry standard, it is by no means the only option for coloring your work in a digital format. This webinar is a description/ walk-through for the Corel Painter 12 software using a Wacom tablet.

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Taking a Sketch Drawing and Refining It in Photoshop

11:00 AM, Thursday, December 18th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

You have a sketch of an image you like but you want to refine it and make it part of your professional portfolio. This will require you refining your initial drawing and making it a more properly refined image. This tutorial will walk you through that process.

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College Advice for the Young Artist

11:00 AM, Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

We don't mention it often but if you are an aspiring artist who is on their way to college, you have choices and decisions to make based on what field of art that you want to go into as a professional. Artist Gerimi Burleigh gives a very important insight for the young artist.

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Janelle Asselin Comic Book Editor

11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

Have you ever wondered what an editor in comics does or what it would be like to be an editor? Janelle Asselin has worked for both DC and Marvel and talks about her life as a comic book and comic magazine editor.

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How to Draw the Female Nose

11:00 AM, Monday, December 15th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

This may seem odd to some people but the nose is one of the more difficult things to draw correctly. This is because the nose greatly informs your character. A large flat nose tends to convey the idea of a fighter or a thug. A long thin nose on men gives the impression of a weaselly or deceitful character. And with women, you want the nose to be the thinnest possible to make it look feminine.This video discusses the proper way to draw the female nose.

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Maintaining Body Propotions

11:00 AM, Sunday, December 14th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

Keeping a character in proportion is harder than you moght think. You may know your anatomy but once you start drawing the figure can get out of hand in a hurry. This tutorial shows you one method for keeping the body proportions of a female character correct.

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Looking Through Old Sketchbooks

11:00 AM, Saturday, December 13th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

An artist looks through the detailed drawings of his past sketchbook. The line work is exceptional and more detailed than most finished drawings. Definitely worth taking a look.

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Beginning Character Design in Real Time

11:00 AM, Friday, December 12th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

Designing a character takes time, effort and thought. It doesn't just happen. Getting an idea and carrying it through design to completion is a long and involved process. In this video, artist Trent Kaniuga goes through the process of beginning a character, throwing out ideas and making it grow.

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Manga Style Facial Expressions

11:00 AM, Thursday, December 11th, 2014 - Posted by John Wilson

While the over exaggerated style of Manga emotions isn't really my style, I have to admit that it is an effective way to portray an emotional state that leaves nothing to the imagination. When a Manga character feels joy, it is truly all over their face. In this video, Manga artist Mark Crilley shows how to draw several facial expressions.

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-- Robert W Hickey publisher/comic creator


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