Santa Claus has come to town!

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Did I ever tell you guys I have the most gorgeous grandbaby ever? It’s true. I know everyone says it but it’s for really really true with Aiden ^_~ Today Grammie got to do what Grammies do best, I sent Arielle and Chris (Mommy and Daddy) to the mall with orders to not return without photos of Aiden and Santa in hand. I couldn’t go, I’ve been waiting around all day for my landlord to show up that I might … Read More

Drawing a Doll Base

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Draw Your Own Freestyle Doll Base from Scratch This tutorial teaches you how to convert a rough sketch into a tight, crisp doll base. It was written in Adobe Photoshop CS4. It’s likely this can be pretty easily translated into your graphic program of choice provided it offers layers. Using whatever color you can easily see over your background or transparency, quickly sketch in a rough idea for the pose you want to create. Do NOT replicate mine please. Create a … Read More

Colorful Shading for Your Digital Art

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How To Use Bright and Colorful Shading to Make Your Artwork Pop! This tutorial was written in Adobe Photoshop CS4. It’s likely this can be pretty easily translated into your graphic program of choice provided it offers layers. In this tutorial you will see how I use colors for more vibrant shading as in the example below. First, draw your doll with each item on its own layer. This is very important because it makes fixing things much easier =) Here … Read More

Colors, Shading and Light in Your Art

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** I would just like to note I wrote this 10 years ago. I have learned more since then, but I think it’s still very useful and I think you can learn much from it if you are just starting out** What is color, shading and light? Before you begin this tutorial, I want to make a few things clear. First, everything I tell you here is from experience or bits and pieces I’ve learned through self study. I am not … Read More

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