To get the New Year of to a creative start, we treat you to a sneak peek of what's inside the January issue of 2dartist! Amongst the pro artist interviews which give awesome industry insights, are a host of tutorials to help hone your digital painting skills!
2dartist magazine talks to two talented industry professionals who took different approaches to get where there are in the industry. Dontnod freelance concept artist, Fred Augis
talks about his experiences since he discovered Photoshop in the 90â€™s, and that pinnacle moment his friend introduced him to a Wacom tablet! And freelance concept artist and matte-painter, Eve Ventrue
shares her experiences of juggling her studies in Business Informatics and breaking into the industry of digital art.
Image by Eve Ventrue
If you want to discover how this monthâ€™s cover image was created, take a look at Wojtek Fus
â€™s tutorial on page 78. He reveals his structured approach to created highly detailed illustrations, brimming with atmosphere!
Image by Wojtek Fus
To help you master fantasy concepts, we have a tutorial from leading concept designer, Jan Urschel
, who breaks down the process involved in building up a fantasy environment, and pro concept artist Eduardo PeÃ±a
, who explores the fundamentals that create mood and atmosphere in a scene, sharing top techniques along the way.
As always there are plenty more useful tips and techniques to devour in the tutorial section! Richard Tilbury
continues to provide detailed and easy-to-follow tutorials (which are such a hit with 2dartist readers) that explore the fundamental techniques to produce a sci-fi digital painting. Following on from the December issue of 2dartist magazine
, Richard divulges top tips to create depth and space in Photoshop.
Do you find creating detailed forest scenes a challenge? If the answers yes, then this article is for you!
Rabie Rahou reveals some of his top tips to brush up your skills and master the important elements needed to nail the perfect forest scene.
Also inside the January issue, gothic influenced artist, Abigail Larson talks about her process for sketching out characters in the design phase and shares some of her gothic ghostly figures!
Finally, take a glimpse into Digital Art Masters: Volume 8, where MichaÅ‚ Sawtyruk covers the breakdown of his super stylish image, Nightclub!
Image by MichaÅ‚ Sawtyruk
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