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Giant Killer


Jesper Ejsing

[caption id="attachment_48144" align="aligncenter" width="653"] Giant Killer, Magic the Gathering, Throne of Eldraine[/caption] When it comes to narrative illustration I find them way harder to do than figure portraits. Portraits is all about figuring out the figure and the mood and the personality. Those illustrations are difficult in their own way, but I think, not as many routes and choices as a narrative illustration. In an illustration where a story line takes place, I try to…

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Do You Know How To Give A Constructive Critique?


Vanessa Lemen

October 19, 2019 - ...and can you take one as well?   Norman Rockwell, Art Critic In order to give a quality critique – one that's meaningful, helpful, well-informed, constructive – you essentially need one thing: To know what you're talking about. First things first: an opinion is not the same thing as a critique, it's only a small part of it.  Anyone can give their opinion about a piece of art, and that's just fine, but when we're talking about a critique, it's more about good quality, informed, and meaningful feedback that the person on the receiving end – whether they are a viewer just taking it in, a person learning about the art, or the artists themselves – can use to assess the work as well. Simply stating your opinion is just surface level dialog, and it's…

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