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production and painting approach to digitapainting
the production approach vs the painting approach when it comes to digital painting.
i would like to dedicate this post to emphasize the importance of both these areas. In my opinion an artists should be very clear about practicing and dedicating time to both approaches. But most importantly to keep two different approaches separate. When your in production you do things what ever makes the shot work.When your at home you practice your painting skills to improve as a painter.
So here is how i see these 2 approaches.
Production way
1. time, fast paced work for fast moving production
2. realism is achieved easily because you use the element straight  away
3.its easier to convey specifics and "WOW" people  with a digital image that has a high factor of realism. The viewer sees more detail in context.
1.the skill is not in the painting its about integrating elements and balancing.So it has a lower artistic painters integrity. bypass practice of certain artistic r
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Here's some of the most amazing and invaluable advice you'll most-likely ever get from one of my good colleagues and legends in comics/gaming, creator JOE MADUREIRA. It's what i've been preaching to you aspiring artists since i arrived on DA, but i think his POV says it perfectly:
Believe it or not there is a difference. I'm not usually a soapbox type guy, I don't like instructing people, and I think I'm a terrible teacher. But hey, it's Friday and I'm in a strange mood. So here goes:
I've noticed that a good number of my fans happen to be aspiring artists themselves. This is for all you guys. I get asked constantly: "Where should I go to school?" "What classes should I take?" "What should I study for anatomy?" "What pencils and paper do you use?" "Should I be working digitally now instead of traditionally?" "How do I fix my poses? Learn composition? Perspective?" "When
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Luis Gama
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We will never know what to do.

We will never be able to control our feelings. By suppressing our desires we only make them stronger. We must accept our own nature.
By stepping out of the control zone we enter the unknown realm of creation. This happens when we least expect.
The bad isn't always bad in its expression, the same goes for the good. Discipline.

Again, I've accomplished another goal...
There will never be anything on the other side of desire, only the realization that unfulfillment can never be filled. It exists only as a permanent, crystallized state. Like desire, that never ceases to be desire. As soon as it deceases, a new is born again.
I've felt this so many times in my life but still fall into the illusion of it being different...this one special time...It is not.

There's no ultimate goal, no ultimate accomplishment, only the endless cycle of death and rebirth. Impermanence is the only reality, and that is, in itself a contradictory statement.

There's no real love nor happiness as we conceive. The "is" is never and the never, never existed.

Calm down for a second, sit, breath, look around and live.
  • Listening to: some birds
  • Reading: my own thoughts
  • Watching: around
  • Playing: with my sketchbook
  • Eating: thinking of
  • Drinking: coffee


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BlackDonner Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For he's a jolly good fellow...  for he's a jolly good fellow...

Boing! Boing! Headbang!  :groove: revamp by Banjelerp Apple Juggle by Mirz123 Free Axolotl Icon by warriorgriffinParty Party Microkit by Hyraea:squee:Airborne  Have your cake and eat it too Airborne :squee: Party Microkit by HyraeaPartyPARTY HARD Headbang! Boing! Boing!
elgama Featured By Owner Edited Mar 31, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
/bow :DD
Friedemann-Reim Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2017   Traditional Artist
Love your style... nice ambience without wasting time on 2 mutch detail. Keep it up.
ErikaFrances Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2017  Student General Artist
Your art is so emotionally evocative 
Im glad I found it
insideatree Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing gallery! Watch :heart:
FLAMMER-EUGEN Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Sini Birthday Happy birthday to you >w<
BelRhaza4017 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
An early happy b-day wish to u, my good man
:party: :iconcakeplz:
BlackDonner Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For he's a jolly good fellow... For he's a jolly good fellow...

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lavalamp-genie Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2016
Feliz Aniversário Luis!
BelRhaza4017 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
An early happy b-day wish to u, my good man
:party: :iconcakeplz:
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