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When in doubt: Blur it out


Jesper Ejsing

I noticed that I do not paint many details. Compared to others of my fantasy artist friends, I have a significant amount less detailed backgrounds and much less rendered details and equipment attached to my figures. You might say I am lazy in that regard and perhaps you are right? But I will try to spin this lazy appearance into a…

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Discipline vs Inspiration and other tangents (including the use of tangents)


Allen Williams

September 20, 2019 - Most of us have heard the phrase, “Don’t wait for inspiration to get to work.” and most of us have discovered that this is a very true statement... but... in my opinion it is incomplete. While it is true that you shouldn’t wait for inspiration to begin your work, it is also true that you should never (I feel so strongly about it that I’m going to purposefully use two ellipses)... NEVER... ignore inspiration when it happens. I don’t care if you're on death row having your last meal of chicken nuggets. Get it down in barbecue sauce on the table (or sweet and sour if that's you). It might be the thing you’ve been waiting for, other than a pardon. There’s another aspect of discipline and its interaction with inspiration... it is rare that…

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