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Painting The Glowing Druid


Vanessa Lemen

Here are a few progress photos of a recent painting, The Glowing Druid. I’ve included some info along with the photos of the stages. The first photo here shows some textural build-up as well as a little bit of painting on top of that. The initial texture was added with white heavy body acrylic onto a smooth pre-gessoed masonite panel. I applied the acrylic paint with a palette knife, made some strokes through some areas…

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Brainstorming Pictures With Sound


David Palumbo

October 14, 2021 - (click images in this post for song cue links) I've always been interested in what folks like to listen to when they work. It seems to fall on a spectrum, from absolute silence on one end to interactive conversation (phone calls, streaming, etc) on the other. Most of us are in the middle listening to music, podcasts, movies, and audiobooks. One thing that seems pretty consistent among folks I've talked to: these listening habits are limited to certain parts of the process. While an album or audiobook might keep you moving in the rendering phase, it might be too distracting in the early development stages. I've personally found it difficult to problem solve a sketch…

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