Featured Blog Posts – January 2015 Archive (6)

INSTRUCTIONAL W.I.P.

Every now and then, I like to scan a portrait at different stages, for my own use. Sometimes it helps to be able to go back and see how I did a certain feature. I’ve had a few questions about how I do a portrait.



I guess you have to have a certain eye for this kind of work but I always hold that it’s more technical training and practice. I don’t trace a face or use a grid. I have my own method, which I learned from my father when I was very small. I can’t work without a ruler.…

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Added by Fran Hoffpauir on January 26, 2015 at 10:54am — 7 Comments

Painting On Ceramic Tile

Question: After Painting On A Ceramic Tile, What Can I Use To Coat It After That Gives It Protection, and Gloss? 

Added by Jaclyn Quigley on January 16, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

First Sergeant David H. McNerny

Several years ago, I was working in a health foods store and had the pleasure of helping a very nice little old man.  I didn't know at the time that he wasn't much older than I was.  There was a reason he looked older, but I knew nothing about him.  I didn't even know his name.  He always paid with cash, so I never saw a check or a credit receipt.

One day in 2010, I was sitting at my drafting table, with my back to the television set.  When they announced the death of a Medal of Honor…

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Added by Fran Hoffpauir on January 15, 2015 at 10:19pm — 3 Comments

Lets see your view

Im looking to do a few pieces called " Kitchen Windows". The view outside from inside your kitchen. So if any of you have pics {they gotta be your own, from your kitchens view} feel free to post them here. I wanna get a feel for all types of views and backgrounds. Who knows? If I pick yours you might have a print magically appear in the mail.........Thanks !!! Get your friends in on it too...have them like my page and post their pics. …

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Added by Scott G on January 11, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Stuff

So I was enjoying this site but then I was really busy for a few weeks and got behind on stuff and then I went on holiday and I was going to catch up but the place had no wi-fi and then I got back and my landline was on the blink and the internet was really slow and I figured I'd catch up when it was working properly again but in the end that took nearly a month to sort out and by then I was feeling really embarrassed about ignoring people for so long...



But my new years resolution…

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Added by Bryn Fellows on January 10, 2015 at 1:27pm — 5 Comments

Why Hello There~

You can call me either Kix or Terena! I've been doing digital art since I was about ten or so years old, so I have a bit of experience with it. However, now that I'm a college student who also works part time, I don't have as much time as I used to to play around and make as much art. I started doing commissions on one site (Flight Rising) in return for in-game currency to get my "name" out there, so hopefully that will give me the…

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Added by Kikaxlot on January 3, 2015 at 12:29pm — 2 Comments

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