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5 Faces in 5 Weeks—Digital Art Challenge

Practice is everything when it comes to Digital Painting. Every Concept Artist—no matter where they are at in their career—is always learning and challenging themselves to 'be better today than they were yesterday'. Unfortunately, the nature of our work means that we sometimes end up creating...

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The 4 Practices—Digital Artists Need to Do Everyday

"Becoming a professional creative is more than just a 9-5 job. Successful professionals learn to hone themselves as a creative tool, by waking up everyday and making the choice to show up to their practice with curiosity." —Hardy Fowler 6 Minute Read: Professional Advice for Digital...

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Learning to Let Go & Create Movement in Digital Paintings

"It can be hard to know 'when to stop' rendering and perfecting a digital painting. As artists we tend to scrutinize our own work and pour hours into endlessly perfecting the tiny details that we think will bring our paintings to life." —Hardy Fowler 3 Minute Read: Professional Advice...

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4 Baseless Myths About Digital Art Debunked

The field of IT is still relatively new and a lot of people - especially Baby Boomers and Gen X - don’t comprehend it completely. Digital art is a sub-group of IT. Simply put, it is the practice of creating art using digital technologies. It is a relatively new form of art that first made an...

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5 Must-Know Pros and Cons of Digital Art

Most millennials will recall carrying a load of art supplies such as a sketchbook, watercolors, crayons, scale set, and painting brush to their schools. Back in the day, these were the only tools available for creating drawings and illustrations. However, times have changed and digital art has...

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Concept Art Academy now live!

Concept Art Academy I am incredibly excited to announce the launch of Concept Art Academy - now live on Digital Painting Studio! This is the culmination of all of my professional and teaching experience distilled into a 12 week, career launching master class. Early student work has been...

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4 Lucrative and Interesting Career Paths for Digital Artists

The horizons of the digital world are expanding and the demand for digital artists is increasing rapidly. Digital artists are needed to draw illustrations, animations, graphics, and much more. Traditionally, digital artists were required for drawing graphics for video games. But now, almost...

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Which Are The Best Drawing Tablets of 2021? Learn What The Experts Say

Drawing tablets are the basic tools needed for creating digital art. They are similar to real-time painting canvases, but they are more flexible and are customized to provide the best user experience. These days there are a lot of drawing tablets available in the market and choosing one can be a...

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What Are The Advantages of Digital Art Over Traditional Art?

Art has always been an integral part of human civilization. It has been used to express ideas, thoughts and convey emotions. Multiple tools and mediums have been used to picturise art. Previously these tools have been paints, chalks, colors, rocks, pencils, pastels, watercolors, and clay....

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Digital Painting for Beginners - Understanding the Basics

Digital art is the creation of art in a digital space. It can be defined as the mimicry of traditional art using digital tools and painting software. Multiple applications are available which allow artists to create stunning drawings. What makes digital painting better than traditional painting...

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