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Prince of Darkness


Arnie Fenner

Above: A mixed media portrait of Bram Stoker by C.F. Payne. I love the connection to his character Dracula with the pointed ears and elongated, clawed fingers. Chris has produced a number of paintings and drawings of authors and artists over the years that he often offers for sale though his Etsy store (where Cathy and I happily purchased this one for our collection). Tales of vampires in one form or another exist in virtually…

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Creating Fantasy Characters with Todd Lockwood : Part 2


Muddy Colors

October 12, 2019 - Last month we release Part 1 of a special 2 part demo with Illustrator/Author, Todd Lockwood. We are pleased to announce that not only is Part 2 of this fantastic demo,'Creating Fantasy Characters', now available in our store, but you can grab Part 1 and 2 together as a as a combo pack at a special discounted price! In Part 1, Todd takes us through his photoshoot, reference manipulation, underdrawing, and value study, all while he talks about his experience in the industry, his days working at TSR, and how he has transitioned from Artist to Author. In Part 2 of this demo, Todd will show us how he takes the drawing he created in Part 1, and renders it into a complete finish, all in real time! He will discuss his digital techniques, talk…

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