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    DIGITAL PAINTING COMIC ART IN PHOTOSHOP This tutorial explains how to prepare comic art, created with pencil and ink on paper, for digital painting using Adobe Photoshop NOTE: While there are many ways of reaching the final goal of creating digital art, this tutorial is provided for those who are not totally familiar with Adobe […]
    How to Improve Your Figure Drawing Step by Step – Video Course In this 3 ½ hour figure drawing tutorial video you will learn: Figure Drawing Gesture Drawing Female Figure Drawing Male Figure Drawing Quickposes Click here to begin the course. Figure Drawing Reference Gallery: This tutorial is a basic approach to Figure Drawing for […]
    Learning how to draw can be one of the most rewarding and fun activities a person can undertake. This guide is provided for those who wish to learn how to draw as well as those looking to improve their drawing skills. How do you get good at drawing? I’ve asked this question to every artist […]
  • My Memoir
    A guide to memoir writing by Andrew Hall There are many reasons for one to share his or her life story but one of the most common reasons to write a memoir is to share personal experiences, thoughts, ideas and dreams with others, especially those close to you. Don’t underestimate the importance of leaving a valuable legacy document for future generations. […]
  • Screenplay Writing
    Does your screenplay have potential? by Andrew Hall Screenplay writing is a very specific process for developing your project into a movie or television show. Key elements of any screenplay are dialogue and action, typically written from a third person perspective and almost always written in present tense. Tackling a screenplay with little or no experience often […]
    What is a platform? Being the architect of your own project is only the first step towards success as an artist or writer. Your platform is your connection to your audience and includes: website blog social networks conferences book signings art exhibits speaking engagements appearances on radio and television These are only a handful of […]
  • GI Joe Art by Robert Atkins
    I’ve been following the artwork of Robert Atkins for some time now and he recently posted a commission he did, along with various iterations of the piece throughout production. I thought this piece was so cool, I decided to do a flash motion graphic showing the different stages of design. Below is a partial image […]
  • Ideas for Writing Blog Posts
    Today’s post was supposed to be on how I managed to quadruple traffic to my blog in one night, but that article is still in the works. It’s a bit more detailed than I originally thought, and it’s taking longer then expected. So while I’m working on that, I thought I’d give you one that […]
  • Thinking of Starting a Blog?
    A while back a friend of mine emailed me and asked me about setting up a simple blog style website. Since I’ve built hundreds of personal websites from scratch over the years, his question got me thinking and I decided to write this article about starting a blog site. Typically when someone is shopping for […]
  • Where to Get Ideas for Writing
    Man it’s not true that you can just start banging away on your keyboard and ideas will eventually pop into your head to write about. Sometimes there’s no choice but to just smack your head on the desk in defeat, open World of Warcraft and start killin Ally’s.Today I grilled some steaks wearing shorts and […]