June 15, 2016

Art & Life Lessons From Shaddy Safadi – One Pixel Brush

For those few who may not know him – Shaddy Safadi is the outspoken art director and co-founder of One Pixel Brush – a cutting edge studio producing concept art for AAA titles. The studio’s mission, as Shaddy outlines it, […]
March 28, 2016

Learn Squared Term 2 – Big Notes and Insights From All Courses With Jingna Zhang, Maciej Kuciara, Jama Jurabaev and Ash Thorp – All 8 Weeks

Term 2 for Learn Squared has started, I’m sure a lot of people are curious about the courses or are wondering which ones to take. I’m taking all 4 courses again and sharing the notes so even if you can’t […]
November 3, 2015
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Learn Squared Term 1 – My Notes and Insights From All Four Courses With Anthony Jones, Maciej Kuciara, Jama Jurabaev and Ash Thorp

There are probably a lot of people out there wondering about the Learn Squared courses. Put together by some of the biggest names in the concept art industry – Anthony Jones, Maciej Kuciara, Jama Jurabaev and Ash Thorp – I […]
February 26, 2015
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Art School, University or Self Taught – My Worthless 1st Class Degree

This is a video that I’ve wanted to make for a very long time. I’ve been wanting to make it since before I was making videos. The reason being is that I believe that if you go through a bad […]
January 26, 2015

Why You Never Improve & How to Fix That – The Lag Effect

In many ways our brains are like computers. We work with data, with external information, we process it and compute a result. With computers it’s pretty easy to see when something goes wrong. There is almost always immediate feedback. If […]
December 19, 2014
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Lessons Learned from Scott Robertson’s How to Render Book – HUGE MATERIALS TUTORIAL

This is the post I will be updating as I’m working through Scott Robertson & Thomas Bertling’s How to Render book and doing the 13 day challenge. I’ll be letting you know what I’m doing, why I’m doing it and […]
December 18, 2014
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Scott Robertson’s How to Render in 13 Days Challenge

It’s been some time since I’ve done a challenge, earlier in the year I thought I’d make them into a regular thing, but I bounce from subject to subject so often that I never want to make something “official” and […]
June 9, 2014

Becoming an Artist – Year1 – Going from Value to Color (Video 2)

Second video in the Becoming an Artist series, going through the next few months of my first year. After spending some time on value I begin trying to understand color. This was a huge challenge for me. I was never […]
June 8, 2014

Painting a Master Study – 45 Hours in 45 Minutes – Tutorial

This master study after Jean-Leon Gerome’s “Diogenes” was filmed over 20 days, took roughly 45 hours and was compressed to 45 minutes. It’s narrated with my thoughts on the process and painting in general. I recorded this video 10 months […]
May 4, 2014

Becoming an Artist – Year1 – Theory vs Practice (Video 1)

I’ve always wanted to make a roadmap for people just starting out studying art. To show to process of improvement from the very beginning, with all the unfinished, ugly studies that you would never want to show to anyone to, […]
March 11, 2014
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COMPLETED + TUTORIAL : 5 Day Car Challenge – Perspective Drawing

Managed to finish this in just 4 days, even though it did take me close to a month to post it… Below is a step by step tutorial of the process. I’ve also recorded a video about how to practice […]
February 6, 2014
5 Day Car Challenge Perspective Construction

5 Day Car Challenge – Perspective Drawing

I spent all of January studying perspective. I go back to basics the beginning of every year. There were definitely many, many things I didn’t understand. I understood perspective intellectually, but I wasn’t able to utilize that knowledge, I had […]
October 8, 2013
The Torments of Time

The Torments of Time

A new painting and a post along with it. Time has definitely been weighing heavily  on my mind lately. It seems that no matter what you decide to do, it’ll take about 5 times longer than anticipated, I think that’s a […]
September 17, 2013

Keep your dream alive

  Yes, I disappeared for some time. Yes, I’ve been gone for more time than I’ve actually been here. But I haven’t stopped working. Not for a single day. To be honest with you, I wasn’t happy with my work, […]
June 17, 2013
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What can you expect if you’re just starting on your journey?

Alright, so you’ve got some pencils, maybe you even scribbled around on a few pieces of paper, wondering exactly what’s supposed to happen, maybe you have some ideas about what you’d like to express, but no idea how to `get […]