BOOKS

216 • WACOM WIZARDRY WITH JONNY DUDDLE : AN IMAGINEFX ART-ICKLE

216 • WACOM WIZARDRY WITH JONNY DUDDLE : AN IMAGINEFX ART-ICKLE

In this one I look at an article entitled ‘Wacom Wizardry with Jonny Duddle’, from issue 3 of the ImagineFX art magazine.

Co-host lilDENNiS had fun with this one, as we talked about stuff like:

The Wacom Cintiq 21UX,
Procreate Painting,
Keyboard Shortcuts,
Does anyone actually use the Stylus Pen Eraser?,
Trying Different Wacom Nibs,
Planning Your Physical Environment,
Buying Cheap Old Graphics Tablets,
Experimenting with your Wacom Setup,
and I sing a lil Jonny Duddle song!

Thumbnail for this episode shows Jonny Duddle’s monkey character from the article.

Hope you had fun with this one :)

207 • WHY LEARN THE ART FUNDAMENTAL LIGHT? : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

207 • WHY LEARN THE ART FUNDAMENTAL LIGHT? : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

In this one I look at the Art Fundamental Light, which is the first of 7 from an ickle article entitled ‘Why Learn The Art Fundamentals’, from the art book Art Fundamentals: Theory in Practice, by 3dtotal publishing.

Some of the topics covered on this one include:

How Relationships Are Everywhere In Art,
The Interconnectedness of Lights and Darks,
Light and Illusions,
Learning To See As An Artist,
Shading Spheres Drawing Exercise,
Ambient Lighting,
Drawing From Life vs Drawing From Imagination,
Light Source Types,
and I wonder … Are We Surrounded by Spirits? :)

Thumbnail for this episode shows Devin Korwin’s Point Light Source Image from the Art Fundamentals: Theory in Practice, by 3dtotal publishing art book.

Hope you like this episode.

205 • WHY LEARN THE ART FUNDAMENTALS? : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

205 • WHY LEARN THE ART FUNDAMENTALS? : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

In this one I look at an ickle article entitled ‘Why Learn The Art Fundamentals’, from the art book Art Fundamentals: Theory in Practice, by 3dtotal publishing.

Some of the topics covered on this one include:

Why Learn the Art Fundamentals?,
What Are the Art Fundamentals?,
Realistic Drawing vs Drawing From Your Imagination,
Limitations of the Mind,
Balancing What To Learn,
Making Studying Fun,
Gesture Drawing,
Learning Composition Naturally,
The Fear of Learning Anatomy,
Feeling Overwhelmed,
Learning to See as an Artist,
and I need a Drink :)

Thumbnail for this episode shows the Art Fundamentals: Theory in Practice, by 3dtotal publishing art book cover.

Hope you had like this episode.

203 • OPEN AND CLOSED POSES WITH VICTORIA KOSHELEVA : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

203 • OPEN AND CLOSED POSES WITH VICTORIA KOSHELEVA : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

In this one I look at an article entitled ‘Open and Closed Poses with Victoria Kosheleva’, from issue 6 of the Character Design Quarterly magazine, by 3dtotal publishing.

Some of the topics covered during this beautiful article include:

The Importance of Pose,
Balancing Opposites,
Body Language,
Open and Closed Poses,
Asking Questions,
Facial Features,
The Power of Props,
Lines, Shapes, and Colours,
and Victoria Kosheleva’s Fun Character Designs.

Thumbnail for this episode shows the fox character, by Victoria Kosheleva.

Co-host lilDENNiS enjoyed this one, hope you do too :)

191 • THE PERSONALITY TEST WITH ILSE HARTING : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

191 • THE PERSONALITY TEST WITH ILSE HARTING : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

In this one I look at an article entitled ‘The Personality Test with Ilse Harting’, from issue 18 of the Character Design Quarterly magazine, by 3dtotal publishing.

Some of the topics covered on this one include:

The Importance of Lines and Shapes,
Planning Your Colours,
Limiting Being Overwhelmed,
Seeing Your Characters as Actors,
Asking Questions,
The Circular Relationship Between Writing and Drawing,
Using Online Clothes Shops for Reference,
How Static Poses can still have Energy and Personality,
The Power of Props,
and How It Always Comes Back to Drawing.

Thumbnail for this episode shows the first gamer girl character, by Ilse Harting.

I love Ilse’s characters, they’re so full of fun … hope you had fun with this one too :)

179 • CRAFTING ADORABLE CHARACTERS WITH FABIOLA COLAVECCHIO : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

179 • CRAFTING ADORABLE CHARACTERS WITH FABIOLA COLAVECCHIO : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

In this one I take a look at an article entitled ‘Crafting Adorable Characters with Fabiola Colavecchio’, from issue 12 of the Character Design Quarterly magazine, by 3dtotal publishing.

Fabiola Colavecchio’s characters are full of so much fun, as is this article :)

Some of the topics include:

Big Eyes,
The Power of Props,
Mischievous Looking Fur Balls,
Baby Dragons,
Sketches Vs Finished Drawings,
The Feeling of Colours,
Subtle Details,
Finding Inspiration,
Diminishing Returns,
and How The Meaning of Life is About Finding Balance.

Thumbnail for this episode shows the Mischievous Fur Ball illustration entitled Caveman, by Fabiola Colavecchio.

Hope you have fun with this one.