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