New video: Enviroment speedpainting

Having fear of a blank canvas? Here’s a demo on how to sketch environment thumbnails in color, in no time. 🙂 I really like this method because it’s really loose and gives me ideas that I might have not thought about otherwise. -Annamari

VIDEO: How to get the most out of your Cintiq 13″HD

A feeling of disconnection, frustration with wires, feeling like a robot, backhurt, armhurt, discomfort… all these can be part of digital drawing experience. Sometimes many of these can be caused because of your equipment, or more specifically, your tablet. Luckily, there are ways to make your digital drawing experience much more comfortable. If I’m uncomfortable…

Simplified light physics for better colour choices

Hey again! I’ve been really thinking about this blog topic for a long time now. I will try to keep it short but as simple and informative as I can. First I should tell you that I’m a sucker for light. I love light and to me it’s more important than anything. As an amateur…

How to ask for a commission well — and how to FAIL miserably

Oh the excitement! You finally were able to take the time to finish your story / a book  / a game / whatever concept that you have been planning for a while and you couldn’t be happier! It’s half a dream come true! You can’t believe you pulled this off, it’s your baby! The problem…