• Illustration post-production: scanning and editing artwork

    In case of digital illustrations it is obvious how artwork is transferred to paper and how it is reproduced. For manual illustrations, the situation is not so clear. I mean after the scanning process. Scanning is only the first step of a long post-production procedure. So let’s see what’s brewing in the witch’s kitchen!

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  • 5 minute tasks until the paint dries

    Here comes a little shorter and more passionate blog post than usual about how I feel when I stamp my finger in wet paint for the 5th time and mutter unprintable phrases about the nature of watercolours. It happens (a.k.a. always) that you need several layers of paint to reach the desired effect. If you […]

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  • Beyond filters – online softwares to edit your artwork

    Picture editing is worth learning for all creative people – at least at a basic level. This skill – apart from being a requirement many jobs – helps you use your artwork in many different ways so they don’t have to lie forgotten at the bottom of your drawers. Many people think it is easier […]

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  • 7 practical ways to use your artwork

    The picture of the poet starving in the interval between writing two pieces that nobody wants to publish has burnt pretty well into our minds. But what about painting without being “published”? Those who like doodling will know that not all stuff on paper is suitable for an exhibition – and not necessarily because it […]

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