10 ways to overcome artist’s block and get your mind back to creative spot. It’s very common, but devastating moment for an artist to feel they’ve lost their inspiration, to encounter a creative block. But suffering from artist’s block doesn’t mean you’ve lost your imagination or ability to execute cool stuff. Good news is, over years of working in professional concept art environment I found that there are many ways that you can beat it permanently. :)
Last week we had a great post featuring some stunning illustrations and game concept arts that were a big hit. This kind of illustration, the one that artists make to the gaming industry, is usually super-cool and detailed, and that’s why I’ve selected these game concept arts.
Mark A. Fredrickson lives in Tucson, Arizona. He attended Tennessee Temple College in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he studied drawing and photography. He continued his education at the University of Arizona. In his senior year, Mark’s interest shifted from fine art to a career in commercial illustration.After leaving school, Fredrickson worked for The Arizona Daily Star as an editorial artist for over 4 years. When he left the newspaper to pursue free-lance illustration full time, he was already on his way to becoming a significant talent through exposure in national competitions.
Mark’s intensely dramatic and distinctively distorted but realistic style has garnered many awards and has been featured in numerous award publications including Communication Arts Illustration Annuals, Society of Illustrators Annuals, Print, Graphis, Idea, Airbrush Action, Art Directors Annuals, and Hot Air.
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No Smock Required: 30+ Awesome Digital Painting Tutorials
Over the years, digital painting has become a much more popular art form, in which traditional art/painting techniques such as watercolors, acrylics and oils are applied to a digital canvas using modern technology such as a graphics tablet and stylus. Although digital painting is a form of digital art, you don’t have to be a super whizz at Photoshop (or your chosen application) to be good at digital painting; it’s so realistic and alike to normal painting that your traditional skills are much more important than your computer skills, allowing traditional artists of all ages to give digital painting a shot; computer literate or not.