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Arasta of the Endless Web


Jesper Ejsing

I was very happy when I got the assignment for Arasta of the Endless Web. The art description was cool, but the reason for my happiness was that it was supposed to be cross and evil. I almost never get those images. Normally I am asked to do bulky beasts, cute critters or character portraits. Those images fit well with my colorful style and cartoonie lines. But that means I never get the chance to…

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Ink Sketch and Process – Adira


Vanessa Lemen

January 11, 2020 - In this post, I'm sharing an experimental ink sketch with a time-lapse video (scroll to the end of the article for the video). I've described a few still images from the video as well as my tools I used for this sketch. I tend to use a balance of reductive and additive approaches in my sketching as well as finished paintings, even in dry media. The video shows my process of experimental mark-making and ultimately finding and developing a form or forms in the abstract marks. This is a quick monochromatic sketch, but you can get an idea for how I work, especially by watching the video. First, the tools: The surface I'm working on is Yupo Paper, which is made of polypropylene The tools you see in this image above are the tools I…

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