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Happy New Year and all the Best for 2013

Happy New Year and all the Best for 2013

Another year comes to a close and a lot has happened on this blog and off-line. It's been a good year in some respects, an inte...

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Aligning objects

Aligning objects

A simple but very helpful tool that is often overlooked is the 'Align and Distribute'. It's the answer to a question I have bee...

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Alive and snowed under...

Alive and snowed under...

It's been a while and I haven't posted for a lot longer than I realized. I missed a major spike in traffic when a news site picke...

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Things you find on the internet...

Things you find on the internet...

I check the blog statistics every now and then (not often enough if I wanted to manage this blog more professionally - but hey... I am an a...

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Apache Helicopter - modifications

Apache Helicopter - modifications

In the last post I mentioned that it's fairly easy to modify the basics and create variations once you have the core shape down.  So...

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Apache Helicopter

Apache Helicopter

Here's something close to my heart. Ever since doing the art for HeliAttack 2 and 3 back in 2003 and 2005 I fell in love with helicopt...

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Emotional Explosives...

Emotional Explosives...

This tutorial started out with some illustration request and I got a little carried away with the facial expressions I could add to a ...

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Still alive and kicking...

Still alive and kicking...

After a long time without posts [due to all sorts of issues but mainly due to lack of piece and quiet] I finally get to sit down and write ...

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And here it is...

And here it is...

Next to summer, soccer and relocation pains and aches here is one of the main reason for the lack of new tutorials lately: Wild Surf - a ...

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Artist Monolog IV

Artist Monolog IV

Day 34 Five weeks and he is still around… I figured that the only way out of it was to have a look at what he wanted me to do. I even t...

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PayPal Pains...

PayPal Pains...

It was just a matter of time before it happened. I had a long conversation with my friends at deep blue apps (where I am illustrating a lot...

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Artist's Monolog... III

Artist's Monolog... III

Day 16 Still on the beach, still being hunted by the same dude. I got to admit, he tried every trick in the book to get me interested,...

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Artist's Monolog... II

Artist's Monolog... II

Day 2   Who would have thought? A developer? On the beach? On top of it, it seems that I couldn’t shake this guy off, everywhere I went he ...

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Artist's Monolog...

Artist's Monolog...

Day 96 I can’t put my finger on the exact time that it happened, but did it ever happened to you that you start a discussion on top and...

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Wooden Platforms - putting the wood into action

Wooden Platforms - putting the wood into action

It's been a while and I decided to get back into the tutorials with a request for wooden platforms as used in the wood material tutori...

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Still alive...

Still alive...

Sorry about the long break between posts... I am in the middle of some turmoil at the moment and a iOS project blew out of scope artwise ...

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

I hope you are all having a great Easter.  I surely did (even while working through most of a perfectly sunny day). As usual working...

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Top down view - Soldier

Top down view - Soldier

I am jumping wildly from iso to shading and now to a top down view. I apologize for the lack of order in the tutorial posts at the moment b...

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Basic shading - the ball

Basic shading - the ball

This has to be one of the most requested tutorials has to be on shading. How do you do it? Why do it? Where do I add shadows and what colou...

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I want you...

I want you...

After five month of having fun with these tutorials the reality of life is slowly catching up with me - geee... I loved my little cas...

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Building isometric art in vectors - step 1

Building isometric art in vectors - step 1

I have had a few request to do something isometric - usually the requests cover characters and animation or more complex elements like bu...

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