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Fantasy or sci-fi? 

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Hi friends!
Often I get a questions about what can help to improve your skills and workflow and here is my list of recommendations. Most of it are paid resources but think about it as investments in yourself and in your future. I regularity buy tutorials and new tools if I see something really useful. It helps constantly evolve and learn something new. 

So here is resources which can help you to draw better:

ART School - from Marc Brunet

From Tyler Edlin:
World Building Design workshop 1 
Painting a fantasy style forest  

Winter environment pack

Composition+ perspective Basics: tips and tricks

Stylized Environments 1

Dragon Watchers - Fantasy Painting Illustration - from Deiv Calviz

From Greg Rutkowski:
"Traditional look" in Photoshop
Desert Dragon demo
"Charcoal look" in Photoshop
Fantasy Battle demo


From Greg Rutkowski:

Oil Brushes + Free Brushes

From Eldar Zakirov:

The Perfect Oils, 24 Mixer Brush Presets

•The Perfect Oils. Part 2• 46 Mixer Brushes

Foliage&Grass • 60 PS brushes 

Realistic FUR Brush Set for Photoshop

From Roman Melentyev:
RM Perfectionist Photoshop Brushes (PRO bundle)

From me (brushes and tutorials):



EPIC SPACE I - How to draw an Epic Nebula

How to use Space Brushes and Shapes

  • Listening to: Hardstyle (Faze2)
  • Listening to: Hardstyle
Hi everyone! :wave:
So, I announce 100 Works Challenge in new digital oil technique for my gallery. There is already 6 works are done. More coming soon. I will draw mostly fanart from GOT and similar serials\movies and sci-fi include art for the Spiritus the Universe. I will introduce you new and old characters from it and will show them in different situations. Just seat and watch the new works and I hope you will enjoy this challenge =)

The goal of this challenge:
I'm doing it for practice and experience before the very hard and big project. 

Challenge status:

05/13/2019 - Currently are done 6 works from 100. "Sky Greeting" will be redrawn and will get version 2.
05/14/2019 - 7/100
05/15/2019 - 8/100
05/16/2019 - 9/100
05/29/2019 - 10/100
06/02/2019 - 11/100
06/09/2019 - 13/100: Spoon Concept |+It's there!+
06/12/2019 - 14/100: Space Art
06/13/2019 - 16/100: Sci-fi Sword Concept

+Cosmic Traveler+ by ERA7

WIP section:

Currently working on concept art images with Argont.

For the future:
- After Argont there is left concepts for Victor Stroginov and varonjezhies.

Links section:

My Instagram 
My Gumroad
My Artstation
Spiritus The Universe on Facebook
My page Art for Soul on Facebook
My VK group
My Cubebrush store - all freebies are here!
My Cubebrush art blog



Space Dragon Argont Update: Day 50 - Final
I officially announce that the project is done. 3D character is rigged and ready for posing. He can be used for animation too but I will do it in the next time because it's much more difficult challenge which needs to rebuild current rigging system. So I spent 50 days to create version 2.0 of Argont and in the process understood some things which can be improved in version 3.0. But for primary purpose (comics) the current model is more than enough.
Screenshot 83 by ERA7According to Maya one wing have about 220 joints and the whole rigging system contains about 3000. I'm not sure if it's truth or not and gonna calculate them separately via script later. Anyway you will spend a lot of time to pose this guy.
Screenshot 82 by ERA7Well, I don't have special controllers for him yet and will add them soon. Just wanted to try the character in action.  
Screenshot 85 by ERA7+It's there!+ by ERA7
Thank you for all of your support and comments, friends! I'm very appreciate it! :hug:
Space Dragon Argont Update: Day 48
Screenshot 73 by ERA7Ok, friends, I have a reason to open champagne - this is his first pose and my first successful skinning in this project. About a week I tried to make a working rigging with Advanced Skeleton but my skills wasn't enough for it and I returned to old classic rigging methods. And now it's working. The current version is still WIP and I need to spend a bit more time on his skinning weights and later add wings. But the hardest steps already passed. 
Screenshot 74 by ERA7Screenshot 76 by ERA7Screenshot 77 by ERA7Screenshot 78 by ERA7What will be in the next stages? After rigging I will working on the light and some promo-art. Animation needs better rigging system than I can create so it will take for me much more time. 
Cover for Hardstyle Music with Max.
Also done for 100 Works Challenge (11/100). 
11/100 by ERA7
Space Dragon Argont Update:
Much time was spent to remake teeth and weapons (again) for animation. 
Screenshot 36 by ERA7 Screenshot 35 by ERA7
Animated GIF concept for guns:
Animation-shooting-GIF-F by ERA7Appearance with new guns:
Screenshot 37 by ERA7 Screenshot 44 by ERA7
Appearance with new teeth:
Screenshot 57 by ERA7 Screenshot 59 by ERA7 Screenshot 60 by ERA7
Screenshot 62 by ERA7
Currently I'm working on rigging and it will take some time to get it done.
Big 3000+px render for those who like watch small details:
005 by ERA7Teeth and weapons will be redone before rigging.
And this is screenshot of old 3D version from 2014. You may see how terrible it was and compare with the new one:
2014 by ERA7


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