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Turning Points: Alphonse Mucha


Lauren Panepinto

I love a series, and this is one I've been thinking of starting for a while. We are all guilty of looking backward at Master Artists of the past and measure ourselves against them. However, we always compare where we are (at the beginning or middle of our careers) to where they were at the height (or end) of their career – we never really take the time to spread out that artist's career and…

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“Hobbes and the Leviathan,” and Having Some Fun with Texture


Justin Gerard

August 11, 2020 - For today's post, I am sharing a speed painting I did for a recent Twitch stream, using only digital brushes. This was a strange and new experience for me in many ways, as I generally prefer to draw both very slowly, and with regular, old, real-life pencils. I still love the tactile feel of them, and crtl+z is overrated. Who needs it!?  It was fun and I found it more challenging than expected. (I take it back ctrl+z, come back! COME BAAAAAACK!) For the stream I created a set of fancy new Photoshop brushes that could simulate traditional chalk and charcoal. One of the goals of making this set was to find a brush that could manage a variety of tasks based on how small you shrank it, or how large you made it.  I…

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