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Koma, Cosmos Serpent


Jesper Ejsing

The latest magic set called Kaldheim, is magics take on Norse Mythology.Being from Denmark that mythology is a huge part of my ancestry and history. I started my life as a professional artist as a colorist for a comic book about the Norse gods on a series called Valhalla. This was when I was 20 years old and it was the job that made me believe that I could earn a living as an artist…

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Why We Paint: A Personal Process


Chris Beatrice

March 7, 2021 - I started my official “commercial art” training at the age of 13. I’m talking ink wash black and white illustrations of a coffee pot for the Sears catalog. If most of that sounds meaningless to you—you’re lucky. Was it soul crushing? Not really—because I hadn’t yet developed an artistic soul to be crushed! Anyway, for me, making art has almost always meant making art for someone else. I think there are generally three entities we might make art for (and they are not mutually exclusive): ourselves, an audience and a client. With commercial illustration we are generally going for all three. We need to be making the picture for ourselves, or it will suck. It will be lifeless. We need to make it for the client or they will be dissatisfied and, no food, no…

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