Wednesday, September 29, 2010

20 Websites that will make you LOVE drawing!

20 Websites that will make you LOVE drawing!

Monday, July 12, 2010

The world of Amy Earles

American artist Amy Earles works primarily in gouache and pencil, but focuses most of her attention on painting and cutting paper into puppets. She combines finely classic fairy tales, dark mood and something from the Thirties.
If you want to have a better look on her works visit Amy Earles website.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Isabelle Arsenault art

Isabelle Arsenault is an illustrator based in Montreal (Canada). She combine colors in a fabulous way and her illustrations are so evocative: definitely one of my favorite illustrators!

If you want to see other of her works visit Isabella Arsenault website.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Fernando Forero (khamuslestat) art

Colombian graphic designer Fernando Forero lives in Poland. These are just few of his Gothic and outstanding illustrations. If you want to have a look at his works visit khamuslestat page on deviantart or Fernando Forero page on the Behance Network.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The Art of Carmen Segovia

These are just few illustrations of Spanish prolific artist Carmen Segovia. Her original style and the way she use colors makes her fantastic illustrations unique.
If you want to know more click on these link:

Sunday, June 27, 2010

10 Impressive Speed Painting Videos

Browse our selection of 10 amongst the most amazing speed painting videos on the internet! Enjoy.

Gorgeous speed painting by Nico di Mattia

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

13 (really) awesome tutorials on How to draw eyes

The eye are the mirror of the soul someone said but anyways you can not capture the soul of a character if you can not draw eyes proficiently. Here is a collection of the best tutorials on the net about this subject. Have fun!

Tutorial: How to draw a realistic eye - by: Elna Bastiansen

The best way to achieve photorealism is by using a model. If none are available, a mirror or a reference photo does the trick.

How to draw an eye with charcoal

How to Draw Eyes - By Stan Prokopenko

I will go over the structure of the eye and detailed information on drawing the brow ridge, eyeball, eyelids, eyelashes, iris, cornea, and pupil.

How to Draw Eyes - Tutorial

Everyone has their own way of drawing eyes and when you’re just learning, it can be very helpful to look at as many different techniques as possible. In this article, I talked about general tips for drawing eyes and provided some links to tutorials on the web. Now, here’s my tutorial.

How to draw eyes step by step

You want to know how to draw eyes that look 'lively' and have 'soul'?

Author: Jezebel

Step 1 - Start with a basic sketch of the eye. Notice how the lines droops down on the left and flares slightly upwards at the bottom to reveal the tear duct.

How to Draw Caricatures: Eyes

Our first feature is the eyes. I’ve always felt that the eyes of a caricature are the center of everything, literally the center of the face but figuratively the center of expression, personality and “life” as it were.

How to draw eyes: a simple technique

Learning how to draw eyes is regarded by many artists as a fundamental skill. The reason being that eyes are considered one of the most important facial features.

Drawing the human eye

we can all probably draw the human eye, we draw the oval shape with the iris and pupil. I consider that to be a basic sketch of the eye. Before you draw a realistic eye you must first study what it really is

Drawing the Female Eye by Faith Te

Here is the first tutorial from Art Studio — a female eye. My method in graphite pencil drawing aims to render subjects as realistically as I can. The following is a step-by-step demonstration of how I draw eyes.

Tutorial: how to draw eyes by =Cataclysm-X on deviantART

How to draw male eyes that is! Since there are many differences between to male eye and the female eye, I chose to create a tutorial about the male eye only

How to Draw Eyes by Brian Duey

I made this tutorial to show the different steps that I take in drawing a realistic eye. There are many different methods though, so don't rely purely on this one. :)

How to draw the female eye

Learn to become a professional pencil artist.
This tutorial will show you how to draw the female eye.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Amazing art of Kseniya Simonova

You are in for a treat today my friends. Here is a famous video showing the talented Ukraine artist Kseniya Simonova drawing with sand on a back-lit screen.

She started drawing with sand after her business collapsed due to the 2008 financial crisis, and had less than a year's experience when she entered Ukraine's Got Talent. She became the 2009 winner of that show, constructing an animation that portrayed life during the USSR's Great Patriotic War against the Third Reich in World War II.

Touching and inspiring.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Australian Illustrator Shaun Tan

Do not you tell me you do not know Illustrator Shaun Tan? Well if you don't you should! He is one of the most talented and notorious artist Australia has produced. He is versatile and imaginative and I just love his style.

Get to know him a littl bit better, jump on his website and put it in your bookmark :)

Shaun Tan Illustrator website

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Illustrator Poly Bernatene

Exceptional Argentinian artist and Illustrator Poly Bernatene has recently updated his blog with the news that the first illustrated book of a new USA series is going to be out on the 15th of June. The book seems very interesting (just for the presence of Poly's Illustration at a minimum. Poly Bernatene Blog

Go check out his blog and while you are there please take a look at his beautiful drawings just to get your daily dose of awe and inspiration.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Artist and Illustrator Carson Ellis

If you are looking for images that are simple yet potent and poetic you should check out the portfolio of canadian Illustrator Carson Ellis.

Her images speak for themselves however I encorage you to look for the simplicity of the stroke and yet beauty of composition. Her black and white images have a stilish yet retro' feeling. She is another great source of inspiration.

You can find her website here. Carson Ellis website

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Art of Nicoletta Ceccoli

The Mysterious and dreamy images of Award winning Italian Illustrator Nicoletta Ceccoli certainly constitute a marvelous inspiration to aspiring artists.

Do not be fooled by the apparent simplicity of her wonderful paintings though as each image is crafted with mastery and professional finish. Rejoy in her beautiful portfolio by following the link to Nicoletta Ceccoli website.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

From concept to Art

Talented and versatile Australian artist Lachlan Creagh, starts off his career as an animator in the video game industry in Australia but soon he decides that illustration and concept Art are better suited to his creative juice.

He has many years of experience under his belt as a professional artist and his online portfolio packs a punch with beautiful illustrations and sketches that can certainly be of inspiration to aspiring artists.
Follow the link to check out his online portfolio!


Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Bob Staake working in Adobe Photoshop 3.0

Bob Staake is an illustrator, designer and author based in Chatham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

In 2008 he was the winner of Time's best magazine cover for his illustration work on the November issue of The New Yorker magazine. He is also the author and illustrator of over 48 award winning books and one of the most sought after humorist cartoonists and illustrators working today.
Bob Staake's illustrations are lessons in composition, balance and form, alive with movement, bold colors and truly imaginative characters.

Watch illustrator Bob Staake as he creates an character with nothing but a mouse, a keyboard, and an antiquated version of Adobe Photoshop 3.0.

These are the links of his website and blog.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Digital Painting by Bobby Chiu - Stitch

Amazing Digital Artist Bobby Chiu is an Illustrator an teacher at the Sheridan College in Canada and he has blessed us with a series of video tutorials about digital painting on YouTube. His skills are great and you should definitely check out this video of a complete painting of the character Stitch (from the Disney Lilo and Stitch movie) from blank paper to completion. Enjoy!

Friday, January 1, 2010

Steampunk CGChallenge

Who doesn't love SteamPunk? It's amazing to see modern or hypermodern technology powered by inventive and fascinating steam machnies! CG society has just released the prizes for the CG CHALLENGE XXIII themed around the Steam Punk world. Both concept drawings and videos have an astonishingly quality and inspirational value. Please do not miss this out!

CG CHALLENGE XXIII - Steampunk Challenge