Issue 105 | September 2014
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Welcome to the September issue of 2dartist magazine!

Have you ever wanted to bring a bit of life to your illustrations? Christopher Peters reveals a cool digital trick to transform your 2D images, which could really spice up your portfolio in an interesting way!

Donovan Valdes and Bram ‘Boco’ Sels share their industry knowledge and expertise, while Renée Chio divulges the workflow process behind this month’s cover image, Ballerina.

We’ve got a whole host of top images, tutorials, and resources to aid and inspire you. Enjoy!


What's in this month...
Craft a career in concept art: Bram ‘Boco’ Sels reveals the secrets of his continuous progression

Inspirational game art: Donovan Valdes divulges his tips for a successful and varied career

Sketch surreal concepts: Tran Nguyen shares her sketches that explore emotion, memories and the surreal

The gallery: Ioan Dumitrescu and J.C Park feature in this issue’s gallery selection of our top 10 images

Learn texture skills: Add traditional brushstroke textures to your scene with ArtRage ‒ Donglu Yu shows you how

Master the 2.5D parallax effect: Discover techniques from Christopher Peters to liven up your portfolio pieces

Design industrial scenes: Andy Walsh explains how to build an industrial scene, from blocked shapes to rendered objects

Paint fantasy portraits: Sandra Posada takes us through the process behind her female portrait

Create stylized characters: Renée Chio reveals the techniques behind her image Ballerina

Digital Art Master - Esben Rasmussen: Learn how Esben Rasmussen crafted his emotive image A Kind Soul