Successful soloism is about 80% mindset and 20% mechanics. I’ve learned from experience that you can get the mechanics right, but still…

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Light and Dark Value is the term used to describe lightness and darkness of color in design and art. Our ability to…

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While I think that designers in general should be able to draw well enough to communicate their ideas, (Von Glitska @Vonster tweeted…

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I want to preface this by saying that as you learn and apply design principles, and gain experience with organizing elements within…

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Are you ever unsure how to create a color scheme? Do you tend to use color directly from the tube because you…

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One of my latest illustrations is a portrait of Albert Pujols, who plays first base for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim…

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There are two ways color is mixed to make new colors. One is commonly known as admixing. The other is optical mixing,…

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Light logic is a system of using value pattern to create the illusion of real space and form. It is simply the idea…

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Whenever we create design and art we are composing. Composition is the make up, arrangement or structure of a work, whether it's…

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In my article, Show Your Work, I talk about how showing your creative process increases your value to clients. If you are…

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  How to create space… specifically, how to create the illusion of volume in 2-dimensional art and design. In this tutorial I…

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A demonstration tutorial from my sketchbook using a bearded man as the subject.  

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These 2 drawing tips from my sketchbook are all about ear position and human head proportions. First, let's look at the head in…

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The Gutenberg Principle is a lesser-known design principle that describes the general movement of the eyes when looking at a design in…

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