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Painting “The Dragon Dance” Twitch Livestream


Justin Gerard

Last night, I did an impromptu livestream where I painted The Dragon Dance. It is based on the above drawing from my 2019 Sketchbook, A Plague of Dragons. I began with the traditional drawing, scanned in at a high resolution, and worked from highly transparent layers to fully opaque ones in Photoshop over about 100 layers. If you missed the livestream, you can check out the video on Twitch by clicking here! The video shows the…

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Sunday Skills: Priority


Tommy Arnold

July 12, 2020 - Sunday Skills: weekly, informal articles on trying to get better by examining all the little stuff (which invariably reveals itself to be the big stuff). [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Norman Rockwell[/caption] PRIORITY Today I wanted to talk about marks. I said I would last week, and that discussion follows nicely from my last article. In fact, I have about 80% of an article on marks that I really like written. But it’s just not ready, and it’s not going to be - even though it’s been 80% done for three days. Why am I saying this instead of just finishing the article and posting it? Because this weekend my Mom and Dad are in town. I spent the first day they were here thinking constantly in the undertow of my mind that I’d have to…

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