ImagineFX May 2020 Issue 186
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Published 20th March
Make a splash in animation! Top artists in the world of animation reveal their character and visual development skills. Plus there are in-depth workshops on gesture sketching and storyboarding!Make a splash! Top artists in the world of animation reveal their character and visual development skills. Cover artist Amanda MacFarlane (aka TheAnimatedLife) creates a beautiful and fun mermaid and tells her artistic process exclusively for us. Vis dev artist Prem Sai GS gives his top tips on how to add gesture to your sketches. It’s unmissable! Mark Lim reveals his professional tips for creating storyboard layers in Photoshop just like the pros, and David Paget showcases how he quickly creates a matte painting scene using photobashing techniques. In our traditional art section artist Karla Rodriguez tells a story with her beautiful watercolour techniques and Sasha Ira takes us through her first impressions in art.
There’s some brilliant architectural sketches from Xiao Qing Chen and we also interview both Cécile Carre and Ty Carter about their illustrious careers working for top animation studios. The brilliant Pernille Ørum lets us travel around her new art studio in Kenya and we provide info from artists on how they still keep creating during times of illness and stress. There’a a show report from our very own event Vertex 2020, and we also pay tribute to Qinni, the brilliant art star that left us far too soon.
There are workshop videos, brushes, a selection of the finest artwork from around the world and much, much more!
Also, readers of the print edition will get a free giant poster featuring Claire Wendling, Loish, Kim Jung Gi, James Gurney and Mingjue Helen Chen! It also features the all-star line-up that will be at LightBox Expo in Pasadena California in September.