2DArtist: Issue 056 - August 2010 (Download Only)
2DArtist: Issue 056 - August 2010 (Download Only)
This month 2DArtist managed to catch up with a lot of people's favorite artist Kerem Beyit. Kerem is the king of fantasy and he gives us a taste of his superb talents with a huge selection of great finished pieces. Kerem tells us how he found his way into the industry through hard work and plenty of practice. If dragons, swords and epic scenery are your thing this is the interview for you.
More about this
Well it looks like the summer may be disappearing here in the U.K, the sun has gone and the rain has begun, but we won't let that get us down as we have a visual feast in this month's issue as well as some amazing tutorials to keep us occupied as we try to keep dry.
This month's jaw dropping cover image comes from the remarkable Ignacio Bazan Lazcano. Ignacio continues our Futuristic Marines tutorial series by showing us how he created his amazing marine to survive and fight in a hot volcanic planet environment. This is not only a great image but a superb tutorial packed with quick tips and useful tricks to help you create your very own futuristic marine.
Every now and again an artist comes along who you know you want to see more of, and that is definitely the case with this month's sketchbook artist. Min Yum gives us an insight into his sketching techniques as well as showing us the processes he uses to start a piece of concept art. If this article catches your eye keep watching this space as in a few months time we will be featuring an excellent tutorial by Min showing us how to paint a Siren.
Thomas Pringle is back again with the next chapter in the Concept Art for Computer games series. Thomas did a great job in the first chapter and doesn't disappoint in the second chapter as he shows us how to paint the interior of the prison planet! Whilst we are on the subject of sci-fi we wrap up the Futuristic Cities series this month with a futuristic City at sunset. Frank Hong leads us in this one and shows us how to use the tones from the sunset sky along with the lights and colors from the futuristic city. This is the last chapter in this series and next month we will be moving on to Painting Creatures from Folklore and we have a great tutorial to get us started with a bang!
Chase Stone is our master of Custom Brushes this month. This is Chase's first full tutorial for us and he really pulls through and does a great job! Chase shows us how to create a selection of brushes to improve the overall look of our image and finishes of with an excellent illustration to show the benefit of using them. Chase is definitely one to look out for. I think we will be seeing more and more great work from him!
Many of you would have been blown away by the amazing image 3324 North Carolina by Jason Seiler that featured in our gallery a few months ago. Well this month Jason shows us how he did it and gives us some amazing tips to try to create the same effect ourselves.
This issue really is brimming with excellent content and this continues into our gallery which displays work from Tomasz Jedruszek, James Wolf Strehle, Serge Birault and many more great artists.
Author: 3DTotal.com Ltd
Format: DOWNLOAD ONLY PDF
Size: 93.7 MB
Contents and contributors
The sketchbook of Min Yum
10 of the best 2D images from around the world
Concept Art for Games - Chapter 2: Environments by Thomas Pringle
Painting Futuristic Marines - Chapter 2: Hot Planet Hydro Marine by Ignacio Bazan Lazcano
Painting Futuristic Cities - Chapter 6: City at Sunset by Ignacio Bazan Lazcano
Custom Brushes For Sci-Fi - Chapter 2: Egyptian Sci-Fi by Chase Stone
3324 North Carolina Project Overview by Jason Seiler
Digital Art Masters: V4 - Free chapter book promotion
Please see the following URLs for links to downloadable resource pages for our physical products:
- Print books from 3dtotalpublishing: https://store.3dtotal.com/resources
If you visit the above URL then you will be able to locate the appropriate book and download the free content.
You can also find the free resources in the 'Free downloadable resources' section on the respective product page.
In addition, if you purchased the book through us then you should find the files in your Downloadable Files section when you login to your account on our store, or via the URL https://store.3dtotal.com/tools/downloadables.
Please note that you may have difficulty opening or using some of these files on a mobile device or tablet. If you have trouble with this then please try downloading the files to a desktop computer or laptop first and then transferring them to your mobile device if necessary.
Whenever you purchase a downloadable product, the download link instantly becomes available for download from your account in our online shop. Log into your account and you will see a menu item under the title My Account called "My Downloadable Files".
Click there, and your item(s) should be ready for you to download. You will also receive an email containing links to your downloadable products.
Please note when using PayPal Express that if you are already signed up for a 3dtotal.com shop account and if your PayPal email address does not match your 3dtotal.com shop account email address then a second account will be created in our shop corresponding to your PayPal address. If you haven't received emails that you expected, or can't find orders in your My Account section that you expected, please check your other email inbox to see if there are account details sent by us.
If you find that you have multiple accounts on the 3dtotal shop, please contact email@example.com, letting us know all of the addresses you use, and we will be able to merge your accounts so that all of your downloads and details are available under one login.
To view the magazine you will need to download the free ‘Adobe Reader’ for Macs. The in-built PDF reading software on a Mac will not always be able to display the PDF we supply, due to some of the features we employ.
If you have any problems accessing, downloading or using, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact email@example.com, providing the details of the error message that you received.
- Choosing a selection results in a full page refresh.
- Opens in a new window.