Interview with illustrator & game developer antCGI @ Us by Night 2018

Wacom was at the unique nocturnal experience that is Us By Night 2018 in Antwerp, Belgium. This festival is a combination of an inspiring lineup and an endless night-market which made this the perfect opportunity to meet with many creative talents. We had inspiring talks with many artists and learned a lot from their experience. One of the artists we had the chance to interview is an illustrator and game developer ...

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Did you know that Wacom’s leading creative tools were used in the making of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse? Now you can bring it to life in breathtaking detail with Wacom Intuos. Wacom technology for creative superheroes With 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, Wacom Intuos gives you a completely natural drawing experience that lets your raw talent shine through. The ergonomic design and lightweight put precision and control at your fingertips, so you can ...

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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 Colombia and has created work for numerous clients across the years, including Caller Chocolate. 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, Let’s ...

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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

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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Being a comedian and cartoonist in New York | Wacom artist profiles with Jason Chatfield

Jason Chatfield is a cartoonist and a comedian working in New York City and is originally from Perth in Western Australia. You can find his work in The New Yorker and MAD magazine. Jason happens to be the vice president of the National Cartoonist Society, which is the world's biggest cartooning organization, founded in the 1940s and it covers the full spectrum of cartooning. It is safe to say that Jason ...

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