art lesson

YouTube Update 12.20.2019

December 20, 2019

New videos up in my channel! These will be the last for this year. Merry Christmas y’all!

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YouTube Update 12.15.2019

December 15, 2019

I’m finally finished with “Mama’s Ice Cream.” I’ve been grinding on the piece off and on since about spring of this year. I’m glad it is off my plate. The final image can be seen in my portfolio or through this link; http://edgarej.com/eow332-ice-cream-shop/. Check out the narrated timelapse of the video down below;

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Throwback Not-So-Thursday 12.13.2019

December 13, 2019

A while back I posted artwork that started of a series of paintings that I did in college. The paintings all had a “washed-out” effect to it. Here is another example of a painting that I did that was part of that series; As one can see, it is immensely underdeveloped. I have multiple images […]

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Simplicity Rules

November 25, 2019

Why do I keep my settings simple and not leverage the full power of digital painting software? There are quite a few stark differences in the work process between different artists in digital painting. Some work with a few simple brushes and one layer or a few layers, others work with many complex brushes on […]

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Throwback Thursday 11.21.2019

November 21, 2019

Speed painting is difficult. In a limited amount of time, an artist has to convey good composition and subject matter. The technique isn’t anywhere near as important as composition and overall look. In art, professionals and experts all agree that a picture has to read clearly in a thumbnail format. One should be able to […]

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YouTube Update 11.15.2019

November 15, 2019

I never knew the meaning of the word “cantankerous” until I drew this creature for a DSG prompt in the old CA.org forum. I really had fun making this speed paint. Creatures are generally not my subject matter, so it was absolutely entertaining to step out of my comfort zone and draw something I am […]

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Throwback Thursday 10.17.2019

October 17, 2019

I have been teaching an important lesson in my YouTube channel; it is important to look at your subject and draw it the way it should be instead of drawing it the way you think it should be. There is a huge difference between the two. When I learned this I was in a figure […]

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