What in this month…
The art of painting portraits
Houston Sharp discusses his process for creating striking portraits and perfecting his style
The secrets of 3D paintovers
Andy Walsh divulges techniques for designing compositions and lighting scenarios
Thomas Scholes shares his sketchbook marked with exploration and concept designs
Bobby Myers and Simon Fetscher feature in this issue’s gallery selection of our top 10 images
Create custom photo brushes
Discover how to build up your scene using custom brushes and incorporating characters
Master lighting scenarios
Nacho Yagüe shares pro tips as he demonstrates how to alter the lighting of an existing scene
Transform your line art
Even Mehl Amundsen shares his process of turning line art into a rendered illustration
Techniques for painting fire
Learn to create and use custom brushes to add fire to your concepts with Markus Lovadina
Learn to paint mecha girls
Clonerh Kimura reveals top tips to add definition, color and lighting effects to sci-fi characters
Digital Art Master: Serge Birault The master of pin-up girls demonstrates how to paint his image Alexandra Potter and Tentacle!
Welcome to the July issue of 2dartist magazine!
It’s never too late to follow your passion and forge a career in something that you love!
We are happy to be featuring work by two artists at exciting stages of their careers: Andy Walsh and Houston Sharp. Freelance digital artist, Andy tells us all about his transition into digital art, while freelance illustrator, Houston shares how he mastered his signature style for painting portraits.
On top of this, we have a wealth of tutorials with industry tips, tricks and invaluable advice for painting and designing concepts in Photoshop. Enjoy!