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Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke Illustration, page design & layout Client: Adirondack Explorer Photoshop, InDesign    

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All about Pixels (well, some stuff about them)

All about Pixels (well, some stuff about them) People get confused about pixels, and resolution, and image size and things of that sort when considering digital images. Here’s a little chart that will help explain some of the terms and hopefully demystify the subject. Feel free to share. Just let

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Score!

Score!

Studio Tips: Here’s a little tool I fashioned for scoring paper/cardboard prior to folding it. It makes for a clean, precise fold.

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Space Cadet Illustration, Digital Painting Step-by-step

Space Cadet Illustration, Digital Painting Step-by-step

A digital painting step-by-step of the process behind the cover painting I did for a Full Cast Audio’s Space Cadet packaging.

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Calculating Gallery Pricing

Calculating Gallery Pricing

Calculating Gallery Pricing Hey Artists! (or anyone who sells through a gallery or business that takes a commission) Here’s a formula you can use to price your work so that you end up with what you want for it once the gallery takes its commission. Let’s say you want to

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There’s no such thing as computer generated art

[Originally published April 27, 2014] It’s an entirely misleading term, computer-generated art. Digital art, or even just art would be more accurate in most cases. Computer generated art conjures an image of someone sitting back with their arms folded watching while a computer auto-generates a painting. This couldn’t be further from the truth

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Strata Design 3D-CX: Lattice

Strata Design 3D-CX: Lattice

Building a lattice cylinder in Strata Design 3D CX … a rough approach. Turns out as a tapered basket form, in spite of starting with a cylinder. Probably something off in the rotation of the initial rib. Or, in the Z position of the rotation center.

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Chromatic Black Friday

Chromatic Black Friday

Impressionist painters avoided using straight black in the shadow and dark areas of their paintings because straight-from-the-tube black is a rather lifeless color. They chose instead to use chromatic blacks (a.k.a. mixed black), which usually don’t contain any black pigment. They are mixed either on the palette or in advance

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En plein air

En plein air

En plein air is a French expression which means “in the open air” and is generally used to refer to the act of painting outdoors, It is also called peinture sur le motif (“painting on the ground”) in French. Typically, the painting is done on site, often in one session and depicts

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Giclée

Giclée (zjee-KLAY) is a neologism coined in 1991 by printmaker Jack Duganne for fine art digital prints made on inkjet printers. The name originally applied to fine art prints created on IRIS printers in a process invented in the late 1980s but has since come to mean any inkjet print.

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2018 Morristown Plein Air Festival
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2018 Morristown Plein Air Festival
2018 Morristown Public Library Plein Air Festival Dates August 2 – 5, 2018 Reception: 8/5/2018 Morristown, NY www.morristownpubliclibrary.org 2018 Participating Artists This is the seventh anniversary of the Morristown festival, and my first year participating. There are 32 artists participating in the four-day event where we are invited to come into

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    Sea Shepherd: Whaling in North Pacific Spot illustration for E Magazine. Japanese “research” vessels in North Pacific illegally hunting whales. Client:E Magazine Medium: Digital paint Technical...
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