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Illustrator Annie Patterson is offering a Skillshare class on the art and craft of Children’s Book Illustration, and as a special bonus she is offering a 20% discount to the Illustration Friday community!
This class is for anyone interested in children’s book illustration, watercolor painting, or using Photoshop to enhance or change your illustrations. Aspiring illustrators might enjoy the challenge of creating a new portfolio piece.
Learn how to gather reference material, take a sketch to a final painting, edit your painting in Photoshop, how to prepare your art for print or web use, and more. Video demonstrations and written instructions provide for a fun and worthwhile learning experience for you. Learning the basics of watercolor painting and Photoshop will get you started on a journey that just gets better the farther along you get.
For 20% off, go here and use the promo code DRAWING5.
(Artwork from “Araby” and Other Stories by Lizzy Stewart)
(Artwork from “The Isle of Voices” by Andrea Kalfas)
Portland, Oregon-based publisher Scout Books is proud to announce the Fall/Winter 2012 lineup of Great Shorts from Good Ink. These short books pair favorite illustrators with a wide variety of classic stories and great authors from all over the world, providing literature lovers and design connoisseurs with a perfectly pocket-sized read that’s ready anytime. Our new releases are Tales of Terror, Forever Modern, War Stories, Fantastic Tales II, and Tales of the Wild. They also have lots of other fun things in their bookstore.
Find out more and take a peek inside the books on their website.
Hands are so hard. They take practise but they can be conquered.
Here are some visual tutorials from Marlo Meekins to get you practicing
Alex Mathers has put together a comprehensive guide for creatives and other freelancing heroes on how to use Google+ for winning projects and clients. The course becomes available on February 7th 2012.
Alex asked Philippines-based illustrator Dan Matutina to create the artwork for the course and to add some further depth to it. The results are sampled in the beautiful images below!