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While I have to accept that people broadly label art created for games and films concept art, including promotional illustrations, it is necessary to get real about what concept art as a craft actually is. My students and other young artist I talk to get presented with misleading standards for concept art, which feeds into insecurities and doubts. And that puts unnecessary roadblocks in their ways. Brittney Lee: Frozen - Elsa. I'm an Ariel girl.

Brittney Lee: Frozen - Elsa

That really isn't news to anyone who has frequented this blog, but if you are a new visitor - there you go! The Little Mermaid landed on my lap when I was very small and deeply and profoundly changed me. Everything about her was everything that I wanted to grow up to be, and it thoroughly annoyed me for most of my life that I did not have luscious red locks with anti-gravity bangs. Or fins. And then Elsa. Ligne Claire — Claire's fancy-pants HISTORICAL FASHION MASTER POST. 10 Things...Evaluate Your Painting. Greg Manchess I used to put my head down and plow through a piece, waiting for it to turn up some magic.

10 Things...Evaluate Your Painting

Wanting it to be exactly like the picture in my head. The one I saw soclearly. Artist Selfies: Everybody's Doing It. I review a lot of portfolios.

Artist Selfies: Everybody's Doing It

I tried to guesstimate and I probably reviewed about 750 portfolios in person alone last year, and that's leaving out all the samples I get mailed or websites I review. A lot of those reviews are from very green artists and students. When I'm reviewing a portfolio of someone who isn't ready to work for me yet, I still like to give them some feedback, some things to work on in the future. How to draw and paint tutorials video and step by step. How to draw hand holding gun.

How to draw and paint tutorials video and step by step

This tutorial have two different parts. The first part is drawing a hand holding a pistol from forehand viewing and back hand viewing. The second part is how to draw a person holding a rifle using both hands. This tutorial is basic tutorial and easy to follow video instruction and step by step images. Use edges and sharpness in portraits.