Issue 106 | October 2014
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Welcome to 2dartist issue 106!

This issue blasts off with a stunning showcase of sci-fi concept art! Firstly from freelance concept artist, Juan Pablo Roldan, who impresses us with his futuristic illustrations and wealth of knowledge for creating awesome concepts for videogames, and secondly we share a selection of stunning artwork created by Atomhawk Design for the gargantuan space adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy.

We also have a host of sketchy goodness, as Brun Croes shares his sketchbook and Justin Gerard walks us through the steps taken to sketch a charismatic fantasy character from the imagination!

Whether you’re painting pin-ups, herds of creatures, or using photos, there’s a host of top images, tutorials, and resources to aid and inspire you. Enjoy!


What's in this month...
Breathtaking sci-fi concepts: Juan Pablo Roldan chats about the secrets behind his creative concepts

Atomhawk’s spacecraft concept art: A collection of stunning spaceship concept images for blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy

Fantastical character drawings: Brun Croes shares the inspirations behind his imaginative sketchbook

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

Sketch a fantasy character: Design and sketch a character from your imagination... Justin Gerard shows you how

Paint powerful pin-ups: Kari Günther shares her creative workflow for digitally painting strong pin-up figures

Create creature custom brushes: Rabie Rahou demonstrates top techniques for speeding up your painting process

Build a scene with photos: Discover how to transform the mood of a photo with digital painting techniques

Digital Art Master - Fenghua Zhong: Learn how Fenghua Zhong painted his complex image, Juezhan