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How I Scan and Assemble My Work


Steven Belledin

Last month I wrote about how I go about retouching digitized images of my paintings. In that article, I admitted that I do not own a camera that is high enough quality to photograph my work and so I am forced to use a flatbed scanner to to pull my work into a digital work space. Initially, I thought that a discussion of that scanning process would be a waste of everyone’s time, it became…

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Concept Art- Foundations Book List


Christian Alzmann

February 27, 2021 - In the current world of Gumroad, Patreon, ArtStation and all of the other wonderful online places to learn to be a concept artist I’m going to share the old school books that helped me learn the basics of art. Whatever you decide to do in concept design you’ll need the fundamentals. That means drawing, painting and composition. Uh yes!!!!!! Even if you’re going to use a lot 3D. 3D is a wonderful tool but it doesn’t do everything and it’s important to know what makes a great image work. More often than not the best 3D artists have the best painting and foundation skills. Most of my illustrator friends will know these books already but I really hope concept artists find them too. In the future I might do a more specific film design book…

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