art theories

Sketchbook Sunday 03.27.2022

March 27, 2022

I did a face sculpt this weekend that got me heavily thinking about my many weaknesses when it comes to sculpting. The majority of my problem lies within the eyes. The eyes are literally a major decision bottleneck for me. Two of the issues that seriously confound me are a) what exactly is the size […]

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The Long Grind v Speed Painting

January 18, 2020

So to basically start this article on the right foot, I have to lay down some terms so we are all on the same page. The words “speed painting” gets misconstrued a lot. According to Wikipedia, “speed painting is an artistic technique where the artist has a limited time to finish the work.” The key […]

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Conceptart.org where art thou?

December 4, 2019

Why is it that I love art prompts so much instead of pursuing my own ideas? Why do I love art challenges but HATE spec work? By the time I publish this article, Conceptart.org had been offline for close to six months. The forum went offline at the end of 2019’s summer. I miss the […]

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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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