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Eris, the Border Keeper : A Time Lapse by Greg Manchess


Muddy Colors

At this year's 2019 IMC Workshop, Greg Manchess did a spectacular painting demo for the students. In under 90 minutes, Greg painted a portrait of Eris, the titular character of 'Eris, the Border Keeper', a novel written by Kerstin Hall and published by Tor.com Enjoy this brief time-lapse video showcasing Greg's skill with oil paints and a palette knife. (https://youtu.be/kws0r7PfdUo)

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Directing Your Model Towards A Better Performance – A Norman Rockwell Breakdown & Analysis


Ron Lemen

June 15, 2019 - I started this installment with more, but I realized after putting this part together that this in itself is an article.  hat I started I will post next time, and Rockwell will take over this time around.  This installment looks at reference and how to use it more effectively using Norman Rockwell as our guide.  For those of you who feel you shouldn't use it or refuse to use it, read along anyway, you might find some of this information helpful on your quest for a more vivid image in the minds eye. Before we look at Rockwell, I want to say a few things about reference and the once again growing concern about whether to use it or lose it.  The simple fact is,  you can't draw what you have not seen, experienced, or…

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