ImagineFX February 2020 Issue 183
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Published 31st December
Oliver Sin creates our fantastic cover at and also gives us 15 insightful tips on how to create better heads both for anatomical and portrait-based imagery. Legendary artist and animator Aaron Blaise reveals his 15 tips on creature anatomy, which include movement and gesture. Also in our workshop section is Raf Sarmento’s guide to the new brushes in Procreate 5, plus Harvey Bunda gives more in-depth lessons in what you can do in Flame Painter.
We interview Wizard’s senior art director Cynthia Sheppard about her career and incredible personal work, plus we get to chat with Edinburgh-based artist Anna Dittmann on life as a freelance illustrator.
Rebecca Yanovskaya talks to us about her first paid commission. Gary Villarreal shares his brilliantly detailed sketches and Kat Birmelin show us around her Japanese Studio space. Our lead feature this issue delves into the secret life of freelancers. Leading freelance artists talk us through what it’s really like being their own boss. They also share their productivity tips - it’s a must read!
In our traditional art section Liesbeth Tatijana show us how she paints gouache artwork onto wood block slices, plus Milivoj Ceran paints a character from Magic: The Gathering. We have a resources section that’s exclusive to ImagineFX readers, with video training and anatomy reference shots to help you improve your art.