What in this month…
Breaking into the industry
Jan Urschel chats about his journey into the industry and his experiences when he got there
Explore fantasy narratives
Wylie Beckert shares her whimsical sketches of enchanting characters, amongst fairytale-like settings
Bastien Grivet and Gediminas Pranckevičius feature in this issue’s gallery selection of our top 10 images
Learn to balance compositions
Richard Tilbury finishes off his scene by adding characters to balance the composition
Design strong lighting schemes
Bram ‘Boco’ Sels demonstrates the power of the gradient map to create powerful lighting
Top tips for painting caricatures
Bruno Hamzagic demonstrates useful techniques to designing creative caricatures
Mastering portraits in Painter
Discover how Miklós Földi created a traditional looking mythological portrait in Painter
Create dynamic sci-fi scenes
Master of designing sci-fi environments, Massimo Porcella, reveals a step-by-step break down of his work flow
Digital art master: William Wu Pro video game concept artist, William Wu shares the process behind his image New York Street
Welcome to the March issue of 2dartist magazine!
We love the seamless fusion of reality and mythology of this month’s cover image, created by Miklós Földi. Discover how Miklós draws upon his experiences in oil painting to create a soft, painterly effect in Painter while trying new forms and styles in the project overview of his image Horns over on page 72!
Also discover that it’s never too late to break into the industry as Jan Urschel chats about his eventful journey and the experiences he’s gained along that road! As ever, we also have loads of helpful tutorials and insightful articles from industry professionals for you to be inspired by. Enjoy!