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Power to the Artist – Patreon and Gumroad


Howard Lyon

I have recently take the plunge into Patreon and Gumroad. I have only been up for a couple weeks, but I am excited about the prospect of running my own small community and store and with enough participation, the burden of patronage gets lightly distributed to many but the potential freedom to create grows significantly. I can already dedicate a few days a month towards making video tutorials and be funded for the time put…

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YESTERDAY’S POST


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snowed in


Justin Coro Kaufman

February 14, 2019 - Hey everyone! Hope everyone is staying warm. We’ve been snowed in for a few days now. I was supposed to fly down to the Bay Area for meetings Monday but my flight got cancelled. Rebooked for Thursday and it’s already been delayed...so I guess we’ll see! With all this snow around, I got inspired to start a snowy scene. Snapped this pic down by our pond the other morning. Want to try to capture how cold it was out there, and that Stark early morning light. I start with a very light pencil drawing of the main elements and began with the sky. It’s easier to paint the gradient and then come back and paint the trees on top, so to begin I concentrate on getting a natural feeling gradient. I use soft bristle blender…

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