How photographer Renee Robyn built a career with dark and moody compositions

An artist we love is definitely Renee Robyn - wanderlust afflicted, a cloud addicted, shade seeker from Canada. As a commercial photographer, she has some amazing digital editing and compositing skills. Her images are dark and moody, "an ethereal combination of fact and fiction". Created mostly on grey backdrops, she is an Adobe Photoshop alchemist. Listen to Renee Robyn talk about her work, the development of her style, her success and ...

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Weird superpowers all artists (secretly) have

Haley Newsome, from the insanely popular YouTube channel, LavenderTowne, hilariously describes the strange superpowers that you develop after you become an artist (beyond the obvious super drawing power). Watch the video below and see how many of these superpowers you have!  Crabby Arm Syndrome Certain crabs have one claw that is vastly larger than the other, and while it doesn't often show itself in size, many artists notice that their drawing arm is ...

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Exclusive reveal and interview of HYBRID – a Dan Mumford and Luke Preece collaboration

My name is Jack Woodhams, the founder of Posterspy.com and I had the pleasure of chatting with Dan Mumford and Luke Preece about their newest project Hybrid. A project that fuses together both of their art styles in one collaborative piece. The piece was shared via the cloud where Dan and Luke would download the PSD and work on their segments. Both Dan and Luke are primarily screen print artists, a technique ...

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Print It! Back to the real world | Illustration tutorial part 3

So you’ve conquered the artist’s block, found inspiration and finished an illustration for a client who wants to pay for your work? Congratulations! Cartoonist and illustrator Andrew Rae says there is a one even greater moment in an artist’s life: holding the actual printed work in your hands. Check out the last part of his online tutorial series “Luck of the Draw”. Andrew uses a Wacom Intuos Pro pen tablet for ...

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Don’t polish a turd: how to grow a drawing for clients

If you want to produce awesome artwork, you need a great creative idea first. Or do you? In part two of the tutorial series “Luck of the Draw”, cartoonist and illustrator Andrew Rae reveals how to find the right artistic approach for the job at hand – even if you’re not inspired. Read part one about overcoming artist’s block. Andrew uses a Wacom Intuos Pro pen tablet for his work. You can read ...

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How to paint digitally in 5 steps with legend Aaron Blaise and Wacom Intuos

Disney artist Aaron Blaise has been working on some of the most celebrated animated features as both an animator and director for almost 30 years, and much of that time has been spent at the helm of a Wacom tablet. So when we went looking for the perfect instructor to demonstrate how to create beautiful digital paintings with our graphics tablets and its included Corel Painter Essentials software, the director of ...

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The blank page: 7 ways to overcome artist’s block

Looking for inspiration? So is Andrew Rae. The renowned illustrator and cartoonist worked for international clients such as NY Times and Google – yet, just like everyone else, Andrew knows the artist’s block and procrastination first-hand. But he has a few tips up his sleeve that he’s not too shy to share. Here’s part one of his tutorial series Luck of the Draw: The Blank Page. Documented in 7 tips. Andrew uses ...

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How to create a concept art landscape with painter essentials and Wacom Intuos

In this getting started with Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 6 video series, Davey Baker shows how to create a concept art landscape during four short videos using only four brushes. You start with a blank canvas and learn how to use Davey’s favorite brushes and tools for this particular workflow. For beginners and hobbyists, we offer Painter® Essentials™ 6 in a bundle with our new Wacom Intuos pen tablet. Available for you are ...

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Cartoon Network and Wacom: empowering creative vision

As a company, Wacom aims to create the best products possible to help you create your artwork. As people, we at Wacom love geeking out over the people who use our products. In this video, the amazing artists at Cartoon Network show us how they use Wacom products to create the animations for the TV shows we all know and love. We’ve really enjoyed learning how our products help Cartoon Network streamline ...

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Let’s talk art | With Pop-culture illustrator Dan Mumford

Let’s Talk Art with pop-culture illustrator Dan Mumford hosted by Jack Woodhams In the first ever Let’s Talk Art video interview released, PosterSpy founder Jack Woodhams visited Dan Mumford, a prolific illustrator who has been a freelance artist since he graduated from University over a decade ago. We don’t want you to miss out on his incredible knowledge and experience with the industry, so check out this interview! Dan has created work ...

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