(Jacob Rumans) #1

Issue 180 December 2019


66 Paint vibrant portrait art
Daniel Bolling Walsh makes use of custom
brushes and a range of Photoshop layer
modes to create a painterly portrait piece.

74 Create a card art portfolio
Illustrator Noah Bradley shows how he
paints strong, impactful artwork for card
games such as Magic: The Gathering.

80 Core Skills: Krita
Sara Tepes reveals how Krita’s range of
filter tools can help to make a piece stand
out on the canvas.

84 Unique ways to create portraits
Make the time to explore new approaches
and techniques in your personal work,
with concept artist Jenn Ravenna.

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Card art portfolio

Paint vibrant portraits

Traditional Artist

100 Traditional art FXPosé
Explore this month’s selection of the finest
traditional art, sent in by you!

104 Workshop: Embrace the
chaos of watercolours
Emily Hare paints dozing dragons using
watercolour, a medium that results in no
two paintings looking the same.

110 Core Skills:
Drawing techniques
Timothy Von Rueden shows the
importance of creating contrast in your art.

114 First Impressions: Marc Scheff
We talk to the US artist and educator.


Sketchbook: Ahmed Aldoori

Build up contrast

New portrait techniques

The chaos of watercolours

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