Crit Corner Birthday Celebration Part 2
20 Sep 2015

Part two of the birthday celebration is up! For those just joining us, a couple of weeks ago I posted a call for entries for a free critique session as a way to give back to those who have followed my journey as an artist. Below is round two of the images that were posted (for round one, go here). It’s my hope to... Read more

Crit Corner Birthday Celebration Part 1
10 Sep 2015

Welcome to our first crit corner of the year! Hurray! It’s my hope that I can make this a regular occurrence as a way to give back to the art community. My goal is not to proclaim myself as the almighty critic–far from it. Instead the following suggestions are just that, suggestions. Sometimes a piece just needs a pair of fresh eyes and an outside... Read more

The Critique Corner: Part II
21 Oct 2011

Our next lovely image comes from a long time friend of mine, LA-Fairy. As her name implies, she enjoys drawing fairies. Before I begin I must say that her art has made a great improvement over the years. Here’s the before and after:
First off, you are thinking linearly instead of in terms of light and shadow. There is no clear light source and there... Read more

The Crit Corner Part I
11 Sep 2011

Hello hello! It’s time to begin our crit day extravaganza! Our first piece comes from Jonathan A Moore who graces us with some lovely Star Wars/X-men work (click for full view):
The first thing I noticed about this piece, aside from it’s epic subject matter of course, was the strong lighting throughout. The lighting was rendered with confidence and I am impressed. This is a... Read more