Archive | May 2017

How to Draw Animals

Lion, Sabrina Caminiti 2014 (c)

Drawing animals is primarily a matter of patience. Animals are not always the most willing of subjects, so artists often have to take opportunities to draw these subjects as they arise. That means in any animal drawing session, you want to work quickly at first to capture the unique stance and bearing of the animal, and then focus on the details that distinguish them, such as the texture of an animal’s fur, feathers, or scales.

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The Graphic Designer’s Tool Box

Here it comes, the Graphic Designer’s Tool Box! This Infographic is my creation to show the main tools that every graphic designer should know how to use. I differentiate them by beginners and advanced to leave space to everyone to learn from the beginning. There are many Softwares that can help you create the best design for you and the following are the most effective in my opinion!  Continue reading

Graphic Design – Comparison Report

This post is a little different than the others as I want to show you an infographic that I created showing the difference between San Jose, Sacramento and San Francisco in how much money graphic designers make. You can see how San Jose has a higher rate than the other places and is followed, surprisingly, by Sacramento. The reason why San Jose is at the top is that of course, it has the most companies. However, it is not all. If you scroll down there are more info about graphic designer’s job openings and the steps to be a good designer.  Continue reading

Painting Waves

If an artist steps outside the studio, chances are they will come upon the occasion to paint water. In the landscape, water comes in many forms and fashions, from rushing and rippling streams to crashing, foaming waves to placidly still waters. Painters faced with the question of how to paint water should keep in mind a couple of “rules,” which include that water appears cooler in tone as it gets deeper and the sky’s reflection on water usually appears darker than the sky itself. Beyond that, observation is key, as water painting can take an artist any number of places, visually speaking.

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