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Drawing a Circle Around the Arrow


Robert Hunt

Like most illustrators, I usially need to do preliminary sketches for my clients. Over time, my sketch process has evolved from detailed and comprehensive pencil drawings to my current process of doing my sketches as rough paintings. These are fairly often approved as final art, something I never anticipated- but which has the benefit of the finish art having a lot more energy or atmposphere, something that can easily be rendered out of the final…

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Process and Progress


Allen Williams

June 24, 2022 - Since I am knee deep in NDA work at the moment I will take this opportunity to post some progress shots of two of my latest oil paintings. This all began with linen mounted to board. The square piece is on acrylic primed linen on board from Trekell Art Supplies. The vertical piece was an odd shape so I watched the most excellent video on Howard Lyon's Patreon about mounting linen with Beva Conservation Film and that really worked out well.  I would greatly advise joining Howard's Patreon when you have the opportunity.   Here is the Beva film which is a heat adhesive created specifically for conservation mounting and restoration so its fairly easy to apply with a good iron. It can be removed and/or repositioned with heat as…

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