LIVESTREAM - Today at 2PM CST(-5GMT) 
In todays livestream I’m going to shade and light a snail and showcase the differences between the surface of the snail and the shell and how they treat lighting!
LIVESTREAM LINK!

LIVESTREAM - Today at 2PM CST(-5GMT) 

In todays livestream I’m going to shade and light a snail and showcase the differences between the surface of the snail and the shell and how they treat lighting!

LIVESTREAM LINK!

Week 8: Artist Reveal
This week we have a tutorial for an environment and you can find out who it is and the final image HERE. 

Week 8: Artist Reveal

This week we have a tutorial for an environment and you can find out who it is and the final image HERE

Exercise 28: Let’s Draw Clouds

This exercise is sky high as we take a look at how to draw and depict clouds accurately! Download the worksheet and try it yourself before next Friday’s update HERE

Free Tip Video Tutorial: Give Any Brush a More Traditional Look

by Tim Von Rueden

Looking for a way to produce a more traditional look to your digital paintings? With one easy to change setting, you can! Check out the video HERE.

Oh my god, your blog is super useful and pretty, thanks for sharing this with everyone! Just wanted to tell this, bye <3

Thank you! I hope the tutorials prove useful =]

I'm going to buy a Wacom/bamboo tablet for drawing, what's the best type or brand? What's the one you use?

I am asked this a lot but I don’t believe one is better than another, just personal preference. I’ve used a Bamboo, Intuos 3 and 4, a cintiq and they all perform the function and if you’re on a budget, buy one that is within your means, it will still produce the same results! I would recommend any as long as it’s not just your mouse =]

Tutorial: Choosing Interesting Colors by PurpleKecleon

Watch Mel Herring’s (PurpleKecleon) full tutorial on choosing interesting colors HERE. She takes you through her entire process of this piece while talking about how to choose colors to create harmony in your piece!

Livestream today at 2PM CST (-5GMT) HERE. 
Today we are going to cover how to create the illusion of depth and give any object form through value, contrast, and lighting placement. Come hangout out, ask questions and hopefully learn something along the way!

Livestream today at 2PM CST (-5GMT) HERE

Today we are going to cover how to create the illusion of depth and give any object form through value, contrast, and lighting placement. Come hangout out, ask questions and hopefully learn something along the way!

Week 7 Artist and Tutorial RevealWe are about halfway through summer and we have a great tutorial lined up this week! Find out who she is and what the tutorial is HERE.

Week 7 Artist and Tutorial Reveal
We are about halfway through summer and we have a great tutorial lined up this week! Find out who she is and what the tutorial is HERE.

Free Video Tutorial: Finding Inspiration by Tim Von Rueden

Check out this quick tutorial on overcoming mental hurdles and finding inspiration HERE

Tutorial: Rendering Materials by Monika Palosz

In her tutorial she goes through rendering different materials such as metal, matte armor, fabric, shiny objects, and skin. Check it out HERE

Livestream Results 7.9.2014
Thanks to everyone who came to the livestream on shading today!

Livestream Results 7.9.2014

Thanks to everyone who came to the livestream on shading today!