Monday, March 20, 2017

Artist Kedar Naik - Freelance Talents Spotlight #33


Featured Artist - Kedar Naik (Traditional), DOB: May 3, 1990, Hometown - Bargarh
Studied at Kalayatan Art & Craft College and Utkal University Bhubaneswar, India 
FB: https://www.facebook.com/kedar.naik.180 

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Artist Dmitriy's #LevelUp


Dmitriy Glazyrin - Hello guys. Today is my 8 years in CGI industry and I did the comp for showing my level up for these years (just one image - one year) Hope you like it.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Rachel's Painting


Artist Rachel Walpole - "Hey! I usually post drawings but I wanted to post a painting this time. I finished this today, and it was a concept painting for a flying whale in our game we're making in my university. I tried to influence the painting style from RHADs, I really love his clouds and I find his lighting and colours incredibly inspiring! Could I have feedback on my own painting? What could I do to improve it? I posted the original concept sheet for the designs too so you can see the design better!" #art #digitalart #artist #freelancetalents #design #freelance_talents

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Featured Artworks


Artist Léa Dabssi
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Artist Julien Marie Lasbleiz 
"Hi! I've been practicing values only lately again. I should probably do more of this kind of practice. I also try to improve my skills when it comes to do hair. I had in mind old cinema photography as inspiration. As usual I have the video process in the first comment :D. C&C are welcome!
This piece is called 'Feathers'. Have a good day everyone" <3
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Artist Josh Norman 
"Rebel inspired by Rogue One"

Monday, January 2, 2017

Negative Color Study


#Artist Steven Lee - "Negative color study..tend to used negative way drawing digital effect...finally its done."

Monday, October 17, 2016

Book - The War for the Lot (Sterling E. Lanier)

The War for the Lot: A tale of fantasy and terror


Alec March's grandfather was the owner of an idyllic Connecticut farm that had through the eons become a sanctuary for animals both large and small. This year Alec's annual summer visit was marred by something very, very, different. Like electricity in the air, an overwhelming, powerful, all pervasive FEAR gripped the Lot and all of its inhabitants. Suddenly Alec was called to arms with a motley band of animals to defend a way of life and save the Lot from dark and evil forces. Could a young boy with the aid of a woodchuck, a skunk, a raccoon and a deermouse save the Lot?

ISBN - 0695891685, (ISBN13: 9780695891688)
Series: Hiero #1

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Freelance Talents Page #updates


Charcoal painting by artist Nilesh Bharti


Andrew Stanaway‎, New Zealand


Artist Okan Bülbül‎ - Owl (Cute Birds Series)


Przemysław Hoff‎ (Poland)


Artist 黃延午 (Level Up)
#freelancetalents #art #featured #artist #painting #freelance_talents #conceptart #digitalart

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Featured Novel - Countdown to Death (2015) by Bryan Cassiday


Haunted by self-loathing, Ethan Carr quits the Los Angeles Police Department after he accidentally shoots to death an innocent boy on one of his assignments. Years later, he sets up shop as a private investigator and is hired by Richard Herbert to protect him from being assassinated for twenty-four hours until he meets his son. Herbert is on the lam from his employer US Cyber Command at the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Maryland.

He tells Carr he wants to reveal top secret intel to the media about a computer program Cybercom has invented that can infect and disable permanently any computer in the world. He is convinced the Equation Group, a shadowy arm of the NSA, is going to have him killed before he can reveal his intel to the media.

Carr is reluctant to take on Herbert as a client, believing the US government might consider Herbert a traitor for publicizing top secret national security information. Carr decides to take the case because he doesn't believe the government has the right to assassinate its own citizens on American soil, which Herbert claims that they are about to do to him and that they have done to others.

Carr's battle to keep himself and Herbert alive in a web of lies, cabals, and assassination plots that emanate from the highest seats of power becomes a battle for his tortured conscience, which is not only consumed with guilt from his erstwhile job but racked by qualms about his decision to protect Herbert, who could be a traitor to his country. 

Paperback, 352 pages

Published - October 2015 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN -1515372855 (ISBN13: 9781515372851)
Language - English

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Landscape - Speed painting (Photoshop) by Zyr Skar


Here is my first landscape video painting, I've based on Eytan Zana's work ;) Hope you like it
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If you want to see the final image you can check it out on my DA page: http://zyrskar.deviantart.com/
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And... If you ask it the soundtrack is from the amazing King Kong's (2005) movie 

Friday, May 27, 2016

How to Draw on a Tablet (Artist Aaron Rutten)



Learn how to draw on a computer using your favorite drawing tablet and pen to create digital drawings and paintings. ► Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1BscNfa

• #DigitalArt Tutorials For Beginners: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

Artist, Aaron Rutten guides you through the fundamentals of making digital art with your graphics tablet. From pen pressure and calibration to tablet ergonomics.

Drawing tablets like the ones made by #Wacom allow an artist to draw and paint on a computer. The pressure sensitive pen makes the drawing experience feel very natural. Software like Corel Painter or Photoshop allows the artist to simulate realistic media like ink, oils, acrylics and watercolor. You can also use graphics tablets for annotation, 3d modeling, graphic design and as a replacement for your mouse.

• #Intuos Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

• Which Tablet Should I Buy? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzOAc...

• Intuos Pen & Touch User Guide: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...


• Intuos Pen & Touch Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1RWs...


• Support My Videos with Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/aaronrutten

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Such Great Heights (2013 Novel)

Such Great Heights by Chris Cole 

One part Gatsby, one part John Green, and one part Lana Del Rey... The perfect summer cocktail.

"The easy life is sometimes the hardest life of all." The words rang false to seventeen-year-old Charlie Middle when he first heard his cousin Maisey utter them, between sips of her gold-flaked martini. But by the end of his summer in California, they were among the truest
words he had ever heard. 

Such Great Heights is a retelling of The Great Gatsby, by way of Social Network and Less Than Zero. Author, Chris Cole, puts a millennial wardrobe on the Jazz Age classic, mashing up the styles and imagery of Brett Easton Ellis, F. Scott Fitzgerald and John Green into a new and timely voice.

We are offered a ringside seat for the impossible love story of kid billionaire Joss Stember and heiress Maisey Landing. Told in heartbreaking detail through the eyes of Charlie, we watch these young lovers as they fight against the ceaseless waves of the past in a passionate attempt to make their way toward the shores of the present. Battling their own demons, and the demons that seem to prey upon them at every turn.

Through the lens of recently graduated Midwest teen, Charlie Middle, we are afforded a rarefied glimpse into a lifestyle that is usually kept under lock and key. Charlie's innocent summer internship in Silicon Valley quickly morphs into a crucible of excess and intrigue amidst the one percent of the one percent--fraught with star-crossed lovers, million dollar cars, 24-hour parties, high-tech billionaires and a pageantry of excess that would have put Sodom and Gomorrah to shame, let alone East and West Egg. 

Such Great Heights is a novel for the Instagram generation, a generation for whom nostalgia is a stylish accessory and instant messages are sacred texts.

Paperback, First Edition, 214 pages
Published: July 23rd 2013 by Disembodied Poetics
ISBN: 0615819079 (ISBN13: 9780615819075)
Edition Language: English

Monday, May 2, 2016

Featured Digital Artists


*) - Christian Hecker - "Tried to orientate myself on the golden spiral. It's mixed media 3d/2d. Mainly Vue & Photoshop."
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*) - Artist Zara Hamada
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Artist Pedram Jamadi