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Expansive Horizons

Creating Worlds for the Entertainment Industry Multidisciplinary artist and art director, Nick Hiatt, has a special superpower: world building. You may have seen his fantastic landscapes in some of the […]

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Analogue Loaders

Analogue Loaders: A short film by Raphael Vangelis

Analogue Loaders from Raphael Vangelis on Vimeo. Raphael Vangelis is a London-based director who specializes in design-driven animation projects ranging from short films and music videos to TV commercials. He […]

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Pioneering digital universes

Pioneering Digital Universes

Without digital pens, which are the modern wands of today’s magicians, we would still be using the mouse ;  one click at a time, to create art. And some artists still do. But the functionality of the digital pen, has revolutionized the creative field.

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Start using 3D

3D Tools for Artists: A Basic Primer

3d models can be a crutch that keeps you from learning basic skills, but they can also be a powerful tool to take your art above and beyond what would be traditionally possible. Concept artists have been using them for ages as an integral part of their workflow, but they’re still underutilized in other genres.

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MerMay Profile: Pernille Ørum

Header from Twitter: Credit to Pernille, Sebastian Spasic, and Adobe Pernille Ørum is one of those artists whose very resume blows you away:  She practically hit the ground running as […]

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Post MerMay Profile: Genevieve Tsai

Header from Rescue Sirens: The Search for the Atavist This is the fifth in a series of interviews with hopefully, all eight artists who participated in the show we co-organized […]

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Meet Unsung Marvel Hero Anthony Francisco!

Header: Concept for the Vision vs. White Vision battle from WandaVision “You might not know him, but you know his work,” is often hyperbole, but in the case of Anthony Francisco, […]

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Ask the Artist: Emonee LaRussa, Motion Graphics Artist

Emonee LaRussa is a 2x Emmy Award-winning motion graphics artist. She has worked with artists including Lil Nas X, Schoolboy Q, Tyga, and most recently Kanye West, Ty Dolla $ign, FKA Twigs, and Skrillex. She works inside Adobe After Effects where she uses Mocha on all of her VFX projects and her trusted Wacom Intuos Pro.

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