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What’s the Hardest Thing about Being a Pro? – Asking Pros

August 15, 20190 Comments

I ask artists at Comic Con what the hardest part of being a professional is. We’ve got 6 more episodes of asking pros coming soon so be sure to subscribe and hit that bell notification to stay in the loop!

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Struggling with Motivation as an Artist – Asking Pros

August 8, 20190 Comments

Asking Pros is back with Season 2! In this episode, I went to Comic Con to ask 20 professional artists if they ever struggle with motivation, and if so, how they deal with it. I have 7 more episodes coming, so stay tuned 🙂

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Animation Help from Aaron Blaise – Creature Art Teacher

May 24, 20192 Comments

What does it take to become an animator? How can I draw like a disney artist? Is it possible to talk to animals? All these questions and more are answered in my sit down with Disney animator and artist Aaron Blaise.

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Boring Lines, Ugly Shapes, and Misplaced Anatomy – Quad Critiques

May 3, 20190 Comments

One of the main reasons we do anatomical studies is to test our understanding of the underlying muscles, tendons and bones. In this critique I’ll show you the difference between a boring line and a dynamic line, and fix some anatomical mistakes of one student’s leg drawings.

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3 Random-Ass Tips on Drawing Legs

November 8, 20180 Comments

These 3 tips will help you avoid some of the common mistakes I’m seeing from the leg assignments. So pull up a chair and let’s talk about shading and drawing your muscles like tattoos on the body.

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Butt Muscle Critiques

How to Draw Poses that are THICC – Butt Muscle Critiques

November 1, 20181 Comment

Prepare your butts for the cheekiest critique I’ve ever made. This week I’m looking at all the butts students drew for this assignment and evaluating them on a scale of 1 to THICC. Just kidding! I’m actually going to be helping you guys out by showing you some of the common problems students had with drawing the forms.

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Daily Routine of Successful Artists – Asking Pros

August 30, 20180 Comments

What’s a professional artist’s daily routine look like? And what should students be doing to improve their skills faster? We’re back at San Diego Comic Con getting advice from a bunch of the top pros in the industry. You’d be surprised what it’s like being a full time artist. It’s not always about drawing and painting all day :p

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Best Drawing Exercises – Asking Pros

August 16, 20180 Comments

In the third installment of my Asking Pros series, I ask 17 professional artists about the best drawing exercises. If you feel like you’ve hit a wall with your art, try some of these drawing exercises.

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Drawing Advice for Students – Asking Pros

August 9, 20181 Comment

Part 2 of Interviewing pros at Comic-Con! They talk about the biggest drawing mistakes they see from their art students. Spoiler alert: you’re gonna hear about anatomy a lot.

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What Holds Back Beginner Artists – Asking Pros

August 2, 20185 Comments

This year I decided to do something useful at Comic-Con. With so many pros crammed in one room, it was the perfect opportunity to do rapid fire interviews. In the first of this series I ask them what held them back when they were starting out. I’m sure everyone can related and learn from them.

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