Inspired by my students, and in response to so many questions, let’s take a look at brushwork...Read More
Author: Gregory Manchess
Posted by Gregory Manchess | Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
In discussion after discussion about what talent is or isn’t, most people get frustrated by the lack of evidence to explain it, that no one has found the signature DNA combination that points directly to a biological giftedness for specific skills. Most people throw up their hands and argue that a person just can’t be a great artist unless they have some sort of abnormal ambition, a driving force, at least that certain something.…Read More
Posted by Gregory Manchess | Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
We just wrapped up teaching at the eleventh Illustration Master Class. As always, the IMC provided so much energy and inspiration that I’ve returned to my studio with many ideas, many stories, and lots of technical information. This year’s guests included James Gurney, Kent Williams, Tara McPherson, Greg Ruth, Senior Art Director Jeremy Jarvis, Creative Director Lauren Panepinto, Art Dealer Lance Rehs, and Marc Scheff of Every Day Original. IMC is the kind of teaching…Read More
- on Light Box Expo It's an honor and privilege to have you Greg. It was so wonderfully to meet back up at LBX. Till next year!!
- on Composition Basics: Value Structure nice article. May I share this?
- on A Painting of Food Thanks, Howard. I really appreciate it. I got lost in the piece while doing it and ended up having a lot of fun along the way.
- on Throne of Eldraine I just used it as reference for the final painting. It provides good information for reflections and shadows. Things that can be difficult to make up…
- on A Painting of Food I love this painting! You did an amazing job on it. The sense of flakiness in the pastry is amazing! So well done. You killed this one!