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Shadowbeast: The Making Of

Gothic was the first cRPG game I’ve ever played, and since then nothing really came close to it. Its world felt truly alive, not only…

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Get a Tablet for Christmas, 5th Edition!

Digital drawing is amazing, but you can’t do it efficiently without a graphics tablet. The smallest ones are not expensive, but no cheap is cheap…

Free Tiger Body Base + Tutorial

When was working on the image below, first I prepared a “tiger base” with body features and shading, so that I could create all the…

Starry Lion: The Making Of

Here’s an artwork I created for the #drawthisinyourstyle challenge, using this amazing piece of chenandink as my inspiration. If you want to see how I…

10 Years of Artistic Progress: Before and After

In July 2011 I painted this nice heartwarming scene of a dragon mama with her baby. I was very proud of it at that time—I…

Drawing on an XP-PEN Artist Pro 16TP Tablet

Recently I’ve been commissioned to create a sponsored tutorial for XP-PEN, which you can find here. I’ve recorded the process of drawing the main illustration…

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How to Turn a Drawing Into a Painting

Drawing is cheap—all you need is a pencil and some paper. That’s why most of us have more experience in drawing than painting. So even…

Horse Anatomy for Artists: Skeleton and Muscle Diagrams

Last time I’ve created a set of feline anatomy diagrams, now it’s time for another popular animal—the horse. If you compare them, you’ll notice that…

Lion Anatomy for Artists: Skeleton and Muscle Diagrams

If you want to draw realistic felines, I’ve made a couple of handy diagrams for you! Keep in mind that these drawings have been intentionally…

How to Paint Fur: Short, Medium, Long, and Thick

Last time I showed you a simple method to shade in digital art. However, while it’s easy enough to shade something that doesn’t have any…

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