Wrestle Your Illustration article
My best illustrations are the ones I spend
most time wrestling with. This is something
I've had to learn to embrace in my years of
illustrating and something that is not often
taught. The old quote of "nothing good ever
came easy" applies as much to illustration
as to any other facet of life.
Clean Your Studio article
Over the years I've come to realise that
having a consistent process in illustration
makes every project so much easier. One
of the main contributing factors to that
consistency is having an organised, clean studio.
Creative Congestion article
As an illustrator it’s easy to get engrossed in
your work and happily spend hours perfecting
an illustration. It’s also just as easy to spend
hours battling an illustration until you get so
frustrated you throw your sketchbook as far as
you can and vow never to draw again.
Art Of Audio article
Illustration is one of those practices where
you spend big blocks of time with your eyes
fixed to a sketchbook, canvas or computer screen.
This leaves your ears wide open with nothing to do,
so why not fill them with knowledge.
Daydreaming at your Job article
One past-time I've learned to embraceand even practice over the years is
daydreaming. The art of daydreaming
to me is one of the most important ways
of generating new ideas and stories.
Make a Lightbox video
This is a tutorial I created a few years
back on how to make a cheap lightbox
to assist with tracing.
NOTE: It's real cheap and basic so
please don't expect much from it!