Issue 108 | December 2014
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Welcome to 2dartist issue 108!

From speed painting techniques to photo textures and a whole host of sketchy goodness in between, as always there’s something to get everyone inspired to get creative! Create the cover with a master class from top pin-up artist, Cris Delara, and improve your vehicle painting skills with a step-by-step tutorial from Markus Lovadina.

Fantasy illustration guru, Justin Gerard guides us through the process of sketching fantasy creatures, while Amanda Kihlström gives us a sneak peek at the pages of her sketchbook, filled with cool tattooed ladies. With a gallery bursting with stunning images, stacks of top tutorials and digital painting resources, there’s plenty to keep you going until next year. Enjoy!


What's in this month...
Become a concept artist: Alex Negrea talks about his journey as an artist, how he progressed, and what keeps him inspired

Sketching characters in Photoshop: Amanda Kihlström shares her fantasy character and tattooed lady sketches

The gallery: Eve Ventrue and Piotr Jablonski feature in this issue’s gallery selection of our top 10 images

Design and draw fantasy creatures: Learn to create convincing fantasy creatures from your imagination

Master the art of painting pin-ups: Cris Delara guides you through a step-by-step tutorial to paint a racing driver pin-up

Craft concept car designs: Markus Lovadina shares pro tips to get you started with your own vehicle designs

Speed paint underwater scenes: Denis Loebner gives us an in-depth look at his spitpainting process

Create atmospheric interior scenes: Jonathan Guzi reveals his workflow and techniques for crafting a cool aircraft interior

Sketching from the Imagination: Fantasy: Ed Binkley: Discover the incredible sketches of Ed Binkley and learn about his techniques