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“The DragonSlayer”


Justin Gerard

by Justin Gerard I've been slowly working away on my 2018 Sketchbook (emphasis on slowly), the theme of which is based around a terrible sell which results in an invasion of dragons into our world. I was very surprised when I posted this image to social media to see just how much genuine sorrow (and even outrage) there was over the loss of so many dragons. It's my own fault I suppose. I'm painting everything…

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Enhancing Your Acting Skills in Your Art Part 1


Ron Lemen

April 20, 2019 - When was the last time you took an acting class?  Have you ever taken an acting class?  Did you know that your career will become increasingly dependent upon it?  Our favorite pictures are the ones that move us the most.  These images include fantastic graphic design along with some of the best acting on paper, which is also design related. Just as editorial illustration uses literary exercises as a viz dev (visual development) tool to conceptualize imagery, story art pulls from script writing and acting exercises.  We will focus on the acting exercises in this article. Great movie directors are not necessarily great actors, but they know acting well enough to know how to “trick” their actors into better performances.  We should know something about what makes (great) acting of a moment, scene, etc. to…

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