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Awesome Illustration Works By Lisa Beta

Awesome Illustration Works By Lisa Beta

August 3rd, 2015

Russian artist Lisa Beta had the best start an illustrator could want – her father was both an illustrator and animator. She learned how to draw from him, and grew up surrounded by illustration and animation work. These …

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Floral Paintings by Marie Claire Moudru

Floral Paintings by Marie Claire Moudru

July 30th, 2015

Born in Grenoble, French artist Marie Claire Moudru showed creative mind and aesthetic talent in her early ages. She followed higher artistic education at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Grenoble, focusing on her work drawing …

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Nature Patterns

Nature Patterns

July 28th, 2015

Nature Patterns. When the nature makes patterns itself. Personal Project, @ 2015. Nikon D3100: 18-55@18mm

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Ant-Man Installations by Slinkachu for Marvel’s Ant-Man Movie in London

July 28th, 2015

Ant-Man and Anthony over the London skyline (Near London Bridge, London) – Ant-Man fights archenemy Yellow Jacket in a city-destroying battle! “I was excited to be asked by Marvel to create some Ant-Man figures to …

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Caricatures by Ed van der Linden

I am a freelance illustrator, graphic designer and photographer in the Netherlands. I mainly work in advertising. I also do event caricatures for weddings, anniversaries, gifts and private commissions . Most of my work is digitally drawn, but if there is time i like to draw traditionally in graphite pencil, pastel and charcoal or paint in oil or watercolor.

For a caricature i try to get my hands on as much pictures of the subject as i can. In the case of a celebrity that isn’t a problem of course, but with private commissions or caricatures of co-workers’ anniversaries it’s often hard to get decent reference. I then study the subject and try to find the features that are most ‘off-standard’ and exaggerate those features. The challenge is to determine what to exaggerate and what feature is to be left alone. You can’t exaggerate every feature because the chance of loosing likeness is very likely. I then set up a few lines as a reference for placement of the eyes, nose, mouth and face shape. I don’t sketch very detailed because i found that i change a lot while ‘painting’, (that is the big advantage of drawing digitally) so a detailed sketch is a waste of time. Then i go on ‘painting’ the entire face until a stage is reached where i think it’s finished. If there is time i let it rest for a while (preferably a couple of days) and check if any improvement can be made.

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Michael Dachstein

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