Issue 119 | November 2015
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Welcome to 2dartist issue 119!

Welcome to issue 119 of 2dartist magazine! This month features a speed paint tutorial by Donglu Yu on creating an historic landscape in only two hours, a tutorial on digital painting in the style of Peter Paul Rubens, and Ignacio Lazcano and Juan Novelletto show how to design a robot exosuit and then use it in a dynamic sci-fi scene.

Also in this issue are interviews with Efflam Mercier and Fernando Acosta, and another 10 inspiring Gallery images. Traditional artist Nunzio Paci showcases his nature and anatomy inspired paintings, and concept designer Daniel Gish lets us take a look inside his sketchbook. Don’t forget to check out the new competition we are running on page 75 too. Enjoy!


What in this month…
Emphasizing visual storytelling: Discover the working methods of the multi-talented Efflam Mercier

Mastering game and film art: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate artist Fernando Acosta showcases his work

Embellished anatomy: Artist Nunzio Paci showcases his complex natural-world paintings

Sketching sci-fi creatures: Concept designer Daniel Gish lets us peak inside his sketchbook

The Gallery: 10 inspiring images from artist including Anna Nikonova and Aritra Dey

Paint like the masters: Rubens: Catherine Steuer shows how to paint in Photoshop a Rubens-style artwork

Create a dynamic exosuit scene: Learn how to create a dynamic sci-fi scene featuring a mech and pilot character

Speed paint an historical landscape: Create a light filled historical scene in only two hours with this guide by Donglu Yu

Painting an experimental scene: See how Doug Lobo developed his bright, intuitive image in Paint Tool Sai

Quickly create roman ruins: See how José Julián Londoño Calle painted an historic scene in only two hours

Digital Art Master: Guillaume Ospital: Quickly create a vibrant, light filled illustration