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Shotdeck as a resource for making your concepts more photographic.


Christian Alzmann

Pro level tip on how to improve the lighting in your concept paintings. Besides painting from life to improve your understanding of how light and color work, I highly recommend doing quick studies for lighting, color and composition from screenshots to help learn what a good frame of film looks like. If you want your work to look filmic study film. Film has specific aspect ratios that don’t necessarily show up in painting or other…

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Enchanted at the Norman Rockwell Museum


Lauren Panepinto

June 17, 2021 - If you follow me on instagram, you'll already know that my first trip out of pandemic quarantine was this weekend, and it was to go to the Norman Rockwell Museum for the Enchanted exhibition opening. They could easily have called it the Muddy Colors exhibition, because so many of the contributors here have pieces hanging. Forgive the awful pictures — photographs on your phone in a museum setting never turn out properly, but I share them here so you can get a feel for how amazing this show is. The curator, Jesse Kowalski, did a good job with balancing the show between what a fantasy art insider would love to see with what a standard museum patron, there to see Norman Rockwell and not knowing much about fantasy art,…

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