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I believe in Michelangelo
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Creature design by andreabianco, visual art

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Creature concept 006 by andreabianco, visual art

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Creature speed painting by andreabianco, visual art

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Pilot suit remix by andreabianco, visual art

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FOSS concept art workflow by andreabianco, visual art

Artist // Professional // Varied
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My Bio
фантазёр, illustrator, concept artist, photographer, kick-ass guitarist and more

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Favourite Visual Artist
Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Boldini, Ingres, Manara, Pratt, Magnus, Moebius
Favourite Movies
Stalker, Night Of The Living Dead, La Dolce Vita, Satantango, The Fearless Vampire Killers
Favourite TV Shows
True Detective, X-Files, Battlestar Galactica
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Frank Zappa, Buckethead, Iron Maiden, Queensryche, Judas Priest, Queen, Neil Young, Guns'n'roses, Yes
Favourite Writers
Dostoevskij, Tolstoj, Gogol', Dante, Kerouac, Gibson, etc
Favourite Games
Fallout 1 & 2, Doom 1 & 2, Street Fighter 2, Vanquish, and a lot of old titles
Favourite Gaming Platform
Xbox 360 / PC (and plenty of emulators)
Tools of the Trade
Adobe CC suite, Painter 11, Blender, Gimp, ArtRage 3 Studio Pro, SketchUp, Deluxe Paint IIe, Octane, Inkscape, Xara Xtreme
Other Interests
Guitars, visual arts, retro gaming/computing/everything, programming

My point of view on online art communities

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If you're into art then it's very probable you joined at least one online community; places like CGHub, CGSociety, DeviantArt, GFXArtist, etc are very popular and they gather the best artists around plus a huge number of wannabe artists. These communities are requiring you to register, they usually won't let you delete your account ever (using some arbitrary excuses and without saying this before you join them...) but on the other hand c'mon, they let you show your art to the world and receive precious feedback,  get in contact with companies that are waiting for you to give you a job, and they also have hundreds of master artists that are th
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PatOv: Pattern Overlay technique

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PatOv comes from Pattern Overlay and is the awkward name I chose for a GIMP technique I came up with some time ago. Well it can't be worst than SAPALO anyway (sample and paint at low opacity) :) It basically means using GIMP Clone Tool and patterns for painting details and textures over an existing image. The "overlay" in the name means that we will use a layer blending mode for adding those details, and since Overlay is the one I use the most, I also used it for the name of the technique. This is how I usually work, from the creation of the pattern to its usage. 1. Texture Hunting Looking for textures is a very interesting activity; nowad
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So, what's the point in posting a "painting", pretending it's your own creation while it's just a paintover? I keep fiding artists here on deviantArt that are basically doing this: - finding a cool photo (usually a random girl from the net or an actress) - using smudge and others tools on it, to fake a painterly look - posting it with no word about the fact that it is based on a photo They usually get tens, even hundreds of comments and favorites. People that is not aware of paintovers or that is not having critical sense stands speechless in front of what they perceive as an amazing showcase of skills. And so on. Painting over an image is
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Thank you for another +fav :) (Smile) !
I love your works :D
so fantastic :)
damn,i have no words to describe how impressed i am,watching your gallery. You are very talanted and you have amazing works. i have to say HUGE thanks for adding me to your watchlist,it means a lot :) ^^
You're so kind, thanks! You have a wonderful gallery and I am in love with your photography. I am a photographer too, you can check my website to see some of my shots :)))
oh yeah,i already did it,i liked stuff with nature and female bodies too.very sensitive,i saw that you prefer some of Russian writers,like Tolstoy,you know russian?