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by sampetersonart
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Critique Center
Topic: Crits and Question: How do you improve?
Replies: 2
Views: 878

Re: Crits and Question: How do you improve?

I answered a question very similar to this in my Discord so I'll just copy and paste it. For me it's usually a few things: 1) Thinking in terms of long terms goals. What do I want to do? What do I want to get good at? What kinds of projects do I want to create in the future that excite me? Once you ...
by sampetersonart
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Art, Film, Music & Video Game Discussion
Topic: Which social media platform is the best for fantasy/game art posts?
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Re: Which social media platform is the best for fantasy/game art posts?

Hey Zelly! I think put simply, the more places you post, the more people are going to see your work and the bigger reach you'll have. You basically want to put your work anywhere and everywhere people may look for art. Of course this can be really time consuming, so it may be best to try out all the...
by sampetersonart
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #35: Torso and Arm Anatomy
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

Re: TAP Study Challenge #35: Torso and Arm Anatomy

Here's what I had time for
TAP 35 Torso and Arms post.jpg
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by sampetersonart
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #36: Hip and leg anatomy
Replies: 1
Views: 1195

TAP Study Challenge #36: Hip and leg anatomy

Description: The new study challenge for the next two weeks is to draw anatomy of the hips and legs. Specifically focusing on where and how the legs connects into the hips in various positions. This is an area of anatomy I often see mistakes with, and it's great practice to make sure you understand...
by sampetersonart
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #35: Torso and Arm Anatomy
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

TAP Study Challenge #35: Torso and Arm Anatomy

Description: The new study challenge for the next two weeks is to draw anatomy of the torso and arms. Specifically focusing on where and how the arm connects into the torso in various positions. This is an area of anatomy I often see mistakes with, and it's great practice to make sure you understan...
by sampetersonart
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #34: Figures in Perspective
Replies: 3
Views: 1459

Re: TAP Study Challenge #33: Figures in Perspective

Here's what I got done
Study Challenge #24 Figures in Perspective post.jpg
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by sampetersonart
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #95: The Blacksmith
Replies: 5
Views: 2770

TAP Challenge #95: The Blacksmith

Description: Inside the walls of the kingdom, protected by elite guards, lies a legendary sword. Some believe the sword is a source of great evil and should be destroyed, and others believe it belongs to a noble warrior who will bring peace and light to the land. These beliefs are shaped by legends...
by sampetersonart
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #33: Skulls
Replies: 4
Views: 1786

Re: TAP Study Challenge #33: Skulls

Here mah studies
Study Challenge #33 Skulls post.jpg
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by sampetersonart
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #34: Figures in Perspective
Replies: 3
Views: 1459

TAP Study Challenge #34: Figures in Perspective

Description: The new study challenge for the next two weeks is to draw the human figure in exaggerated perspectives. You see this effect a lot in illustration (such as League of legends splash art) to give a more exaggerated feel to the movement and depth which can often give the piece a lot of dyn...
by sampetersonart
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #94: Vampire Dragon
Replies: 8
Views: 2752

TAP Challenge #94: Vampire Dragon

Description: Throughout the kingdom there have been sightings and reports of people encountering what they described as "vampire dragons". Dragons are not unheard of, but typically keep to themselves and stay away from the loud and busy cities and villages. Though recently people have reported bein...
by sampetersonart
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #33: Skulls
Replies: 4
Views: 1786

TAP Study Challenge #33: Skulls

Description: The new study challenge for the next two weeks is to draw or paint skulls, both human and animal. As fantasy artists we are inevitably going to find ourselves drawing or painting skulls on multiple occasions. In addition to this, understanding the skull can give a lot of insight into t...
by sampetersonart
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #32: Film Studies
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

Re: TAP Study Challenge #32: Film Studies

Not finished fully, but here's what I got so far.
Study Challenge #32 Film Studies post.jpg
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by sampetersonart
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #93: r/CharacterDrawing
Replies: 14
Views: 3709

Re: TAP Challenge #93: r/CharacterDrawing

Here it isssss. Done for Mushroomsamba. Krokath, the Tiefling Elemental Fighter
https://www.reddit.com/r/characterdrawi ... h=ab6c0fba
TAP 93 CharacterDrawing post.jpg
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by sampetersonart
Tue May 29, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #93: r/CharacterDrawing
Replies: 14
Views: 3709

TAP Challenge #93: r/CharacterDrawing

Description: We're going to do something a little different for this challenge. For the next two weeks the challenge is to find a character description or prompt on https://www.reddit.com/r/characterdrawing/ and do a character design for it. The CharacterDrawing subreddit is a D&D based subreddit w...
by sampetersonart
Tue May 29, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #92: Finals
Replies: 2
Views: 1118

TAP Challenge #92: Finals

Post your finals here for TAP challenge #92: Marmay
Due on Monday May 29th before the on-stream challenge review.
by sampetersonart
Mon May 07, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #92: Mermay
Replies: 9
Views: 3212

TAP Challenge #92: Mermay

Description: In the spirit of “MerMay” the challenge for the next two weeks is to design a mermaid from one of three factions. Throughout the ocean empires, there are 3 major factions of mermaids. The Empire : This is the largest kingdom of mermaids and is run by a king and queen. Their kingdom is ...
by sampetersonart
Mon May 07, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #32: Film Studies
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

TAP Study Challenge #32: Film Studies

Description: The new study challenge for the next two weeks is to draw or paint a study from a movie still/screen cap. This exercise is to study successful shots from films and try to understand what makes them work. This is a great way to learn about composition, and setting up interesting lightin...
by sampetersonart
Sun May 06, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #91: Finals
Replies: 4
Views: 880

Re: TAP Challenge #91: Finals

Made some floaty alien guy.
TAP 91 Tribal Alien post.jpg
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by sampetersonart
Sun May 06, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #91: Finals
Replies: 4
Views: 880

TAP Challenge #91: Finals

Post your finals here for TAP challenge #91: Tribal Alien
Due on Monday May 7th before the on-stream challenge review.
by sampetersonart
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: T.A.P. Study Challenges
Topic: TAP Study Challenge #31: Gesturing and Poses
Replies: 3
Views: 1289

Re: TAP Study Challenge #31: Gesturing and Poses

Current gestures. Trying to get some good form in there too
Study Challenge #31 Gestures and Poses post.jpg
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by sampetersonart
Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Art, Film, Music & Video Game Discussion
Topic: Was going to University a mistake?
Replies: 2
Views: 1304

Re: Was going to University a mistake?

This is always a fairly tough question to answer, but I think it starts from identifying your goals and judging for yourself from there. The questions you have to ask yourself are "Is this helping me get closer to my goals? is this providing value I couldn't get on my own? Is this worth the money? D...
by sampetersonart
Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: Tap Challenge #91: Tribal Alien
Replies: 5
Views: 1643

Re: Tap Challenge #91: Tribal Alien

Trying to modify my workflow to be faster, having fun with it! Progress so far.
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by sampetersonart
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: Tap Challenge #91: Tribal Alien
Replies: 5
Views: 1643

Tap Challenge #91: Tribal Alien

Description: The challenge for the next two weeks is to design a tribal alien. The challenge is to imagine an alien from another planet, though rather than being extremely technologically advanced they are from a smaller more primitive tribe. You can use a lot of creative freedom here to interpret ...
by sampetersonart
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #90: Finals
Replies: 1
Views: 393

TAP Challenge #90: Finals

Post your finals here for TAP challenge #90: The Elderly Warrior
Due on Monday April 24th before the on-stream challenge review.
by sampetersonart
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Weekly Challenges
Topic: TAP Challenge #90: The Elderly Warrior
Replies: 1
Views: 721

TAP Challenge #90: The Elderly Warrior

Description: The challenge for the next two weeks is to design The Elderly Warrior. This is a legendary warrior of great power. Some say they are over 200 years old. They have fought may great battles throughout history and have led entire armies. Even to this day though they are old and physically...