Tag Archives: Tutorials

ArtCast Network

Just a quick post to let all you artists out there know about an up-and-coming new website from the amazing illustrator Dani Jones — the ArtCast Network. Dani loves to share her extensive illustration technique knowledge via live streaming videocasts … Continue reading

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Tom Richmond’s ‘Drawing Hands’: An In-Depth Tutorial

Cartoonist and illustrator extraordinaire Tom Richmond has an excellent in-depth guide to drawing hands over on his blog. As per usual with Tom’s instructional articles/blog posts, he goes into far more detail and insight than one could possibly imagine he … Continue reading

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Cap’n Clobber

Cap’n Clobber is my robot gorilla pirate creation for this week’s Monster Monday illustration.

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Video: Photoshop CS4 Spring-Loaded Keys

Another brief video in my instructional series introducing some great new features in Photoshop CS4 for artists, cartoonists, illustrators and anyone else who sketches or draws using Photoshop. This video features the excellent new Spring-Loaded Keys feature that allows you … Continue reading

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Zen Of The Pen

Sharon Steuer’s free “Zen Of The Pen” PDF is an excellent introduction to the inner mysteries of the vector pen tool in Adobe Illustrator. Update: Sharon has kindly asked me to remove the link to that PDF, she’s working on an updated version. … Continue reading

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20 Comic & Cartooning Photoshop Tutorials

A collection of links to twenty great comics and cartooning tutorials over at PSDtuts. Lots of tips for inking in both Photoshop and Illustrator, coloring, using Photoshop layers to your advantage, achieving halftone effects and other comic-book style looks to … Continue reading

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Monk/Friar With Beer Keg – Cartoon Mascot Illustration

I recently finished up this ‘Theology On Tap’ cartoon character mascot/logo project for a youth ministries client. The client is a youth ministries minister, and his new program is focused on bringing discussions of theological matters into more casual settings … Continue reading

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The Animator’s Survival Kit

This Animator’s Survival Kit DVD set from Oscar-winning animator Richard Willams looks like a great resource for those animators out there. Personally, I do not have the patience for animation, but it’s fascinating to me. This DVD set is a companion … Continue reading

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Cartoon Art & Halftones Tutorial: From Inkjet Printer to Photocopier

A cartoon illustration & design project for a friend’s party required the resulting art to be suitable for reproduction on a photocopy machine. After some trial, error, Google search, trial, error, Google search, trial, error I discovered the magic combo … Continue reading

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Digital Coloring Tutorials by MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond

If you aren’t familiar with cartoonist Tom Richmond, make yourself familiar. This guy’s work is absolutely amazing. Very much in the style of Mort Drucker from MAD Magazine — only taken to the extreme. Not only is his cartooning & … Continue reading

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MAD cartoonist Tom Richmond’s Coloring Tutorial

MAD Magazine cartoonist/caricaturist Tom Richmond has an awesome tutorial on his site about his working methods for getting his line art into finished color works of art.

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