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Drawings by Wonman Kim

Wonman Kim - Lions

Recently Wonman Kim, a 35-year-old freelance illustrator and graphic designer from Seoul, South Korea, got in touch with me and graciously agreed to answer a few questions I had for him, which I have summarized below. Growing up in Seoul, Kim is a self-taught artist…

December 7, 2009

Charcoal Drawings by Ange Dudman

Ange Dudman - Construction

Construction by Ange Dudman Recently I had the good fortune of being contacted by New Zealand artist Ange Dudman, who shared with me a number of her charcoal drawings that I’m delighted to share with you now.  Ange, 31, finished her Bachelor’s in Visual Art…

November 19, 2009

Godmachine

Godmachine - Back in Black Tshirt

Back in Black T-Shirt by Godmachine Aziz a.k.a. Godmachine is an illustrator based out of Wales, UK, with some seriously nasty skills. Growing up and working as an electrician and bricklayer as a young lad, it was skateboard graphics through which he rekindled his connection…

October 30, 2009

How to Draw Hands: 35 Tutorials, How-To’s, Step-by-Steps, Videos, Studies, Poses and Photo References

Hands on TattooPort

I’ve found drawing hands one of the most challenging aspects of drawing the human figure. You can get away with quite a bit when rendering the human figure, but get the hand wrong and it sticks out like a sore thumb.  Once you start learning…

Philadelphia Artist: Paul Stanek

Paul Stanek - Axodendriticore

Axodendriticore by Paul Stanek Fillmore by Paul Stanek As part of this local talent spotlight series, animator Paul Stanek got in touch with me and shared with me some of his amazing work.  Although primarily an animator, Paul also composes large black and white drawings…

September 6, 2009

Philadelphia Artist: Tom Mulholland

Tom Mulholland - Transformers

Transformers by Tom Mulholland So I decided to do something a little bit different this time around.  One of my other projects currently in the works is a t-shirt company: Backyard Threads.  The concept is still a bit fuzzy, but basically the idea is to…

August 27, 2009

"Tower of Babel" by Colin McAllister

Tower of Babel Detail by Colin McAllister

Tower of Babel (Detail) by Colin McAllister Tower of Babel by Colin McAllister Looking at the artwork of 24-year-old U.K. artist Colin David McAllister, you get the sense of a man on a mission.  The scale, detail, and perspectives of his drawings are immediately overwhelming; in fact,…

July 27, 2009

"Barn Interior" by Scott Tulay

Barn Interior by Scott Tulay

Barn Interior by Scott Tulay Looking at the work of Scott Tulay it should come as no surprise that he is both artist and architect.  The drawing above was the won the 2008 Wiley Award for Excellence in Hand Delineation from the 34th KRob Architectural Drawing…

July 24, 2009

"Nani" by Yury Kushevsky

"Nani" by Yury Kushevsky

Nani by Yury Kushevsky Yesterday my girlfriend asked me what “Stradivarius” means; although I’d heard the word, I really didn’t know. In two clicks of a Google search later, I found the following definition on Wikipedia: A Stradivarius is a stringed instrument built by members of the Stradivari family, particularly Antonio Stradivari. According to…

June 11, 2009

"Joan" by Anna Shipstone

"Joan" by Anna Shipstone

Joan by Anna Shipstone Anna Shipstone hails from the small seaside town of Cromer, Norfolk, UK, where she lives with her pet dog and family.  On her website you can find some of the truly gorgeous sample work of this pencil portraiture artist – in particular…

June 10, 2009