I have such fond and vivid memories of The Secret of Nimh, the gorgeous animation and richness of colors, the use of lighting, the character designs… Agh! Out of nowhere came the compulsion to pay homage to it.Favorite 2D animated movie ever, and now I have an incredible phone wallpaper too.
When I first started this illustration, I was yet so young. So full of hope. And now look at me… still so full of hope. Continue reading “The Ridiculous 1.5 Year Journey of a Single Illustration”
I ended up having to fix the nose AGAIN before it was done. Really loving the selective sharpening for that crystalline effect!!
Not gonna lie, it’s been a personal challenge to write these article titles 100% expletive free.
Remember the thought process about light sources and shadow from this post? Well I just posted it the other day, so you should! Unsurprisingly, photography and digital painting subscribe to the same laws of physics that traditional paintings do. Continue reading “Taking your digital paintings and photos from “nice” to “HOLY WOW!” with two final layers”
I’m a sucker for renaissance era chiaroscuro art. Basically, Rembrandt is my art senpai. Continue reading “Morrigan Chiaroscuro WIP”