When I was a kid, my mom said a lot of wise things. But a few of them I was both paying attention when she said them and absorbing her meaning. One of these was probably because she repeated it at us a few times, probably about school and chores, and likely also when weContinue reading “Never Say Never”
Category Archives: Recommendations
One of my favorite Youtubers shared this (video below). While I do think there are *times* to try new things and dabble, I think I’ve felt relieved at axing the idea of trying to commit to everything all the time in my areas of interest! This is some great advice. I noticed something similar whenContinue reading “Grow Vertically”
Free Image Resources
What’s up? I have these links in my pocket and I figure maybe I can just leave them here for other creators to use. Sometimes I need a free photo to make an image banner or to put a little visual interest on an article, or I want a certain resource to inspire a sketch,Continue reading “Free Image Resources”
Parrots by The Art Squirrel
Nikki recommends the Art Squirrel’s blog about digital art programs, ft Parrots. So many parrots.
THE AVDP Drawing Textbook
Teach me to Draw! There is a lost vocabulary of drawing that it seems most art teaching has forgotten to formally impart any longer. I have a sense that this was more common practice in formal art schooling in some bygone era, since it seems to be common knowledge to a lot of old schoolContinue reading “THE AVDP Drawing Textbook”
Tips and Tricks: Two Ways to Save Time in Krita
I didn’t know these existed!!! As a frequent Krita user I’m very excited about these two *major* time savers. It’s not even so much the time they save as the peace of mind! In the first tip, he shows how you can set a save point to reopen a working set of tabs! This meansContinue reading “Tips and Tricks: Two Ways to Save Time in Krita”
Gift and Curse of Knowledge
Bobby Chiu shares a quick explanation of his experience between when knowledge in the specific field of art he was interested in was scarce, compared to the fire hose of today’s internet, with a hopeful note, not just a kids-these-days conclusion.
One of my all time, hands down, favorite resources for learning digital art. Simple, elegant solution. And you get to name the amount you want to pay for it, including free. How can you beat that?