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Fischer paints MTG- Chord of Calling


Scott Fischer

Dudes, here we go, the final in my trilogy of narrated process videos for the Double Masters: Magic the Gathering set. You've seen Force of Will. You've seen Kaalia of the Vast. Now it is time for the card 'Chord of Calling'. Full of thrills, and chills! Including, destroying a face and redoing it AND we get crazy with the stencils and makeup brushes. You have 17 Min of rootin tootin art wrangling ahead of…

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Reference, Exactly


Tommy Arnold

September 28, 2020 - Recently a couple of different students have mentioned to me that “they don’t get a chance to see artists’ reference side-by-side with their finals all that often.” Hmmmmm. Now, there is a literal shitstorm of posts and articles out there featuring this theme, but I think the root of these comments is that we can all sense a little...falseness in these posts, from time to time. I’ve seen articles where the artist is obviously sharing a picture from the same shoot, but not THE shot; not the shot they actually used to paint from - and keen students sense this as well.  Of course, it feels rather vulnerable to share one’s exact reference; I myself have shied away from it for a long time, particularly in settings (like the internet) that feel “permanent” or “public.”…

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