January 2015 Blog Posts (6)


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.…


Added by Fran Hoffpauir on January 26, 2015 at 3:54pm — 7 Comments

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…


Added by Fran Hoffpauir on January 16, 2015 at 3:19am — 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. …


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


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…


Added by Bryn Fellows on January 10, 2015 at 6:27pm — 5 Comments

I am back (almost)!

First of all, thank you kindly TAC for holiday greetings!!! 

Well, now, when festive season is almost over (did you know yesterday was Orthodox Christmas? not that I'm Orthodox - I just like to celebrate everything, 'cause it's fun, right?), I am back! I just need couple more days to overcome hangovers, shaking hands, trembling fingers, set straight my sleeping schedule and i'll be good to go!

And of course I wish all of you the very productive 2015 artistically and all the…


Added by Sam Chow on January 8, 2015 at 6:05am — No 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…


Added by Kikaxlot on January 3, 2015 at 5:29pm — 2 Comments

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