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You Don’t Suck At Color


Chris Beatrice

Do you suffer from chromophobia (the fear of using saturated or bright colors because every time you do your picture winds up looking like a cheap effect from Star Trek TOS)? Well, turns out you don't suck at anything, but you probably misunderestimate the role of something else…

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Sunday Skills: Crutches


Tommy Arnold

August 9, 2020 - Welcome to the return of Sunday Skills, the weekly (ish, deadlines allowing) article about the little ideas in art that can have a big impact. As always, feel free to ask questions liberally on Sunday, because I will answer everything I can on Monday. After that...who knows 😉 [caption id="attachment_53352" align="aligncenter" width="800"] When I started my career in covers in late 2014 I could barely draw. And I’m not being modest. I had to spend a lot of time on meticulously-constructed reference photography to get by.[/caption] CRUTCHES There seems to be a pervasive belief among artists trying to break into their chosen fields, that there are certain things they “should” be able to do. “I should be able to draw a human without this much reference! I should know how color works; why am I…

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