TED Talk recommendation

Creating art is and always has been about communication and hidden stories or meanings. Some of the more famous artists would spend more time ‘designing’ their paintings than they would spend actually painting them. In this post, I would like to recommend one of the infamous TED talks to you. If you are unfamiliar with TED talks, they are like mini lectures, from experts in their respective fields. Normally, 10-20 minutes they are thought provoking and always well presented....

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Creature Design SpeedPaint – Big Nose

Another Creature Design Speedpaint using Photoshop CS5. This time you can watch as I speed through a large nosed creature. I employ my usual painting style, starting with a very loose line drawing, then progressing onto black and white shading, finally, leading in to multiple colour layers....

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Video – Bird Skull

Watch as I draw a Bird Skull… Using Photoshop CS5.5 and a Wacom Tablet, I attempt to get a realistic bone texture. I am using Photoshop standard hard round and soft round brushes. My colour choices were an off white and a warm (reddish) gray colour. I started by loosely defining the overall outline of […]...

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Hello Creature Designers

IDrawCreatures.com is home to many screen recordings of various painting sessions. These time-lapse videos give you an insight into the creative process and a unique insight into the various stages, we as artists go through when creating digital art. If you are looking for a more in-depth design analysis why not check out the various tutorials we have on offer. Each tutorial has been designed to address a single issue and in their entirety, give you a broad understanding of some of the tips and tricks artists use to design and produce creative art....

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