Let´s Talk Art | being an illustrator and running your own brand with Alejandro Giraldo

Welcome to another Let’s Talk Art interview, this time Jack Woodhams spoke with illustrator and creator Alejandro Giraldo. Alejandro is an illustrator living in Columbia and has created work for numerous clients across the years, including jewellery brand Cartier. In this interview, Alejandro talks about his specific style, how he set up his clothing brand Velmost and how he balances his time between his illustration jobs and running his own brand. So, ...

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Emerging talent: Shawk23

Shawk23 (also known as Chan) has been doing some amazing artwork. In his own words, this is a little bit of what he does: "I am a Graphic Designer specializing in Print work, Logo Design, Digital Art, Motion GFX & Animation (2D & 3D)." We really like his colourfull pieces, as well as the theme in some of them. If you know a new emerging talent, let us know in social media ...

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Wacom & Photography Editing~ Photokina 2018 @ Cologne, Germany

  Another successful few days at Photokina 2018. Thanks to all our guest photographers, partners and people who joined Wacom in the fun. photokina is setting new standards as a provider of impulses: as of 2018, the world's leading trade fair for imaging will take place annually. It will in future thus optimally reflect the fast-paced nature and the ever briefer innovation cycles of an increasingly digitalised industry. As of 2019 the trade ...

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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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Meet Onesal: animation and motion graphics experts

Onesal is a boutique art direction and design studio in Tokyo that specializes in animation and motion graphics. The craft they make serves otherworldly sensory simulations that, instead of telling a narrative, aim to move its audience with visuals in its most fundamental form. Internationality has been incorporated into the studio’s identity, and while it allocates most of the team’s efforts into commercial graphics work, it emphasizes that the importance ...

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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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