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“The End of the Line”


Justin Gerard

I recently began a new image for a line of illustrations I call The Dungeon Master Series. The scenes all revolve around teams of hapless adventurers who've just landed themselves in a perilous situation, usually from either poor planning, poor decisions, or just plain old poor luck. For all the scenes in this series, I am trying to arrange the scenes so that there is good real estate reserved on the canvas for both the…

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Color Theory Part 4: Mixing Paint


Ron Lemen

January 22, 2022 - If your training was anything like my early years before finding good mentors, you probably jumped into a painting class, and just started without much in the way of tool guidance.  There was likely no lab class where the materials were explained, no reasoning behind the canvas, linen, or panel you brought in, the paint brush types, the hair types, the ground, sizing, or anything that has to do with pregame preparation. For some odd reason, most art classes begin with the assumption you understand the tools you hold and jump right into assignments, and when we fail, we blame ourselves.  We are set up to fail.  Unless you are born into an artistic family where you grow up learning all these little nuances, there is no formal understanding for most of the rest of…

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