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Concept Art Process


Allen Williams

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…

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Amelia Erroway : 10 Years to take off


Gregory Manchess

September 16, 2021 - Talk about staying power, Betsy Peterschmidt kept after her idea to develop a graphic novel…for ten years. How many of us might’ve lost the energy to keep a dream alive over that time? This kind of effort, to believe in and stay with an idea, through clarity and confusion, from inkling to fruition, is the kind necessary to achieve something bigger than ourselves. We tend to think ideas have to be wildly different from anything anyone’s ever seen. But what about the idea of creating a property that grows with you? On some level, I believe Betsy knew she had the stamina stored somewhere that maybe we all do, but she knew she’d have to develop it along with her idea, simultaneously, to finally see her book come alive. To me, it’s already successful, and…

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