Archive for the ‘Tips & Tutorials’ Category

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PostHow I Draw Faces

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A while back someone asked if I could do a tutorial on how I draw faces. Things have been super busy for me lately, and I haven’t had time to do a video (I still plan on doing one when I DO have time), but here’s a quick step-by-step! 1. I start with a circle […]

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PostMy Setup for Recording Process Videos

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I’ve been asked a few times about my setup for recording my color process videos. When I first got interested in recording my coloring sessions, I went looking for tips and tricks on how to setup cameras to record working space, etc, and really couldn’t find much on the topic. So I thought I’d share […]

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PostSailor Moon Composition Notes

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My most recent Sailor Moon piece is my largest Copic marker piece to date, and I’m really pleased with how she turned out. Here’s some of the behind-the-scenes thinking that went into creating her. I started out on an 8″x 10″ piece of Strathmore bristol I had laying around, and I just started sketching. When […]

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VideoFighting Evil by Moonlight – Part 2

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I colored Sailor Moon in part 1. Now I’ll finish up by coloring a pretty night sky with a glowing full moon behind her. After the video finished, I added a few more night sky details: I used my white gel pen to add some stars of different sizes. On the largest stars and on […]

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VideoFighting Evil By Moonlight – Part 1

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In Part 1 of my Sailor Moon piece “Fighting Evil by Moonlight,” I color Sailor Moon herself. Paper: Strathmore Bristol Copic colors used: Skin: E000, E00, E11 Blush: E93, E95 Reds (Bow, boots, etc.): R21, R24, R46 Yellows (hair, gold accents): Y11, Y15, Y23, y28 Eyes: B02, B06, B37 Blues (skirt, collar): B21, B24, B26 […]

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VideoRey Copic Color Process

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My Copic marker color process of Rey from Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens! Copic colors used: Skin: E00, E11, E13 Blush & Lips: E93, E95, E04 Clothes: W0, W2, W4 Hair & Eyes: E31, E35, E57, E59, E49 Background: C0, C2, C4 Other stuff I used: Paper – Strathmore Toned Tan sketch paper White […]

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VideoGamora Copic Color Process

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Watch me color my drawing of Gamora from Guardians of the Galaxy with Copic markers. I explain my process as I go, and list the colors I used along the way. Materials: Paper: X-Press It Blending Card Copic colors: Skin: G21, G24, YG17 Eyes & Lips: G14, G17, G29 Hair: 100, BV08, V07, RV19, RV17 […]

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