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Birds vs Dragons


Jesper Ejsing

The lockdown caused by the pandemic had me spend a lot more time in nature. One of the tings you could do, instead of going out to lunch at a cafe or meet with people in groups, was taking the binoculars and go watch some birds. I have always been a Birdie but the virus has made me take the watching part more seriously and dial the number of trips and the equipment up til…

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Concept Art Process


Allen Williams

September 17, 2021 - This is the second article about the three areas that I usually work within. Illustration (last month's article) Concept art (this month) and next month I will look at the processes I use for my own work. Whereas my narrative contract work is a decidedly planned attack, using fairly straightforward and generally typical processes, my concept work feels more like shooting from the hip and definitely seems more intuitive. Whereas in narrative contract work it flows from thumbnail--->sketch--->more detailed drawing---->color rough/finish Conceptual work tends to look like:    5 to 15  moderate sketches or 2 or 3 moderately detailed drawings per day with occasionally finished finals or 3d representations. If I do thumbnails in concept work they only serve the purpose of personally figuring things out as there usually isn't enough information in a thumbnail…

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