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6 Bad Artist Habits to Avoid

6 Bad Artist Habits to Avoid

Being an artist is a challenging thing and it's important to avoid bad art habits to have the best chance at an awesome career. In this video we cover 6 bad artist habits that everyone should avoid. NOTES: Art classes, lessons and assignments at Schoolism http://www.schoolism.com Follow Bobby Chiu https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert/ some of the artists mentioned: Sergio Aragonés https://sergioaragones.com/ Stephen Silver https://www.instagram.com/stephensilver7 Peter de Sève https://www.instagram.com/peterdeseve/ Chris Sanders https://www.instagram.com/chrissandersart Helen Ming Jue Chen https://www.instagram.com/min
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2 ways to be more productive

2 ways to be more productive

Often the problem isn’t having the potential to become a great artist, but instead it’s procrastination. I give my answer in this short video. Share it with the artists in your life. For art education, visit http://www.schoolism.com

Confessions of an artist

Confessions of an artist

Have you ever wondered if your favourite artists have similar fears while working in the industry? In this video I (Bobby) share with you truthful confessions from my own experiences.
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6 Dangers of Success

6 Dangers of Success

As we grow and become more successful as artists, we shed some problems but attract new ones. Here’s a video about the 6 main dangers of success that I’ve experienced throughout the years and how you can avoid or overcome them as you become increasingly successful. Sending positive vibes to everyone! Bobby
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Ink drawing video

Ink drawing video

Ink drawing video with Schoolism instructor Thomas Fluharty

Affordable education from top industry pros

Affordable education from top industry pros

Over the last 10 years I've been saddened at how many thousands of dollars artists have paid for good art education. How many of us are still paying off student loans in the 10s of thousands and how many of us can't even afford good education. It shouldn't be about how much money we have or what our parents do for a living that determines what kind of education one deserves. Imagine learning from the top industry pros... ...and all you had to do is buy them dinner once a month. In exchange, you get his or her knowledge for a month. If that sounds pretty good, I hope you'll like this... When we introduced our annual subscriptions, it helpe

Digital Painting Tutorial

Digital Painting Tutorial

Watch this video to learn my (Bobby Chiu) personal tips on how I begin digital painting. Starting from my organization and workflow, I show you how I manage to work on the intricate details of a piece, and simultaneously see the big picture. I’ll also show you my way of organizing reference material so it is always readily available to help in the creation of your work, without having to constantly flip through different windows on your desktop. Make painting digitally easier for yourself by watching this video and let me know what you think! -Bobby
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10 tips drawing in BLACK AND WHITE

10 tips drawing in BLACK AND WHITE

For artists that draw in black & white, I've put this video together of 10 helpful tips from drawing with pencils, markers or ballpoint pen... there's something here for everyone. If you like my video, all I ask is that you share it with other artists. Sending positive vibes to you all! -Bobby #SCHOOLISMTIPS
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Comicon VLOG 2016

Comicon VLOG 2016

Check my new VLOG... Chiu's my own adventure at San Diego for ComicCon 2016, and see what so many fans go crazy over year after year! Beat the lines as you get a glimpse of the convention centre before the crowds rush in to enjoy what SDCC has in store. See priceless original artwork of such legends as J.C. Leyendecker, Eyvind Earle, and the legendary Frank Frazetta. Get a good look at some of the one-of-a-kind movie props and costumes on display, the intricate figures, and of course the cos players showcasing their talents. Go to where it all started for Imaginism Studios, by watching this vlog and experiencing San Diego Comic Con for your

10 Tips to Drawing Horses

10 Tips to Drawing Horses

How to draw horses? As a creature and animal artist, this is a common question I'm asked. In this video, I've broken down the top 10 tips when drawing horses. Enjoy! I hope it'll be helpful. If you find my videos helpful, share them and hashtag it ‪#‎schoolismtips‬. If I find it, I'll retweet/repost it! For more art education, check out http://www.schoolism.com/ It's professional art education for the masses.
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Schoolism Storyboarding tutorial

Schoolism Storyboarding tutorial

New Video by Schoolism's Kris Pearn. Making the audience feel: Creating tone with your storyboards. I loved it! #schoolismtips
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6 Signs You're Too Old for Art + how to overcome

6 Signs You're Too Old for Art + how to overcome

Do you ever feel like you’re too old to get into an artistic career? Like you have no time because of life’s ever gathering responsibilities? It’s never too late to get into art, but there are certain steps and changes to make in life that will help you on your journey. In this video, I talk about how we can make the effort to continue learning about, practicing, and perfecting our artistic craft in order to achieve a level that we’ve always wanted. Take the time to rise a bit earlier every day, never lower our goals, and start now by watching this motivational call to action! For professional art education visit: h
Drawing Exercises: Arrow Technique (advanced). It not only helps overall visualizing abilities but it's a great one for improving your sense of design. As always, consistency is the key. I recommend doing one of these drawing exercises every morning ...
  Drawing Exercises: Arrow Technique. It not only helps overall visualizing abilities but it's a great one for improving your sense of design.As always, consistency is the key. I recommend doing one of these drawing exercises every morning to see max...
Just uploaded the new drawing exercise from Chiustream. This drawing exercise helps with drawing a man's head 3/4 view and overall visualizing abilities. 
Drawing exercises. Topic: 3/4 view of a woman's head. 
new #chiustream now on YouTube. A drawing exercise to increase your ability to visualize. 
Chiustream LIVE broadcast at 10am ET/7am PT Feb 27. https://new.livestream.com/accounts/6693476/events/3835329/statuses/78499311 Participate on Chiustream Today it's all about 'Visualizing'. I'll be using an image I made to help with today's exercise...
Drawing lessons from Bobby's Chiustream yesterday. Full stream is now on Youtube 
Just posted yesterday's Chiustream on Youtube. Here's a drawing exercise to start your day with confidence. This drawing exercise is something I do to warm up before I start my day. Just like athletes, most professional artists warm up before they st...
Chiustream on LIVESTREAM Friday 7am PT/ 10am ET, Feb 20, 2015. I'll be broadcasting live as people ask questions. I answer them while I draw. Tune in at https://new.livestream.com/accounts/6693476/events/3821689
  Huge thank you to :iconTechgnotic: and DeviantArt for writing this article about our new show on Amazon Prime "Niko and the Sword of Light." Kei Acedera, Jim Bryson, Adam Jeffcoat and I are so thankful that we have DA's support on what started out ...
Our show "Niko and the Sword of Light" has its pilot episode for free on Amazon Prime. Currently we're so happy to report a rating of 4.7/5! Your ratings and reviews will determine if the show gets made. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RSGFQOO/re...
Bobby Chiu live online interview today hosted by Wacom at 1:30pm ET/ 10:30am PT. Hope to see you there! https://plus.google.com/events/c3r6c77nml6ets53qroic1os1h0

Thinking of topics for the next possible artbook. Let m...

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  • Plant Life - fantastical plants, plant creatures and beings, things living in plants,
  • Cold cold cold - everything related to cold environments, people and creatures living in snow, ice.
  • Hands & Feet - all different types of hands, feet, claws... done in all sorts of different styles and mediums

Which one of the 4 creatures above should be made into ...

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  • #1
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Thinking of making shirts! What do you think? Please le...

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  • Mens XXL
  • Mens XL
  • Mens L
  • Mens M
  • Mens SM
  • Women XL
  • Women L
  • Women M
  • Women SM
  • Women XS

Ok Deviants, I need your help. I need some suggestions ...

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  • The three little pigs
  • Frog Prince
  • The Ugly Duckling
  • Hansel and Gretel

What do you think is going to happen to the world in 20...

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  • Something positive
  • Something negative
  • Nothing

What traditional mediums do you like painting with the ...

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  • watercolor
  • pastel
  • oil paint
  • acrylic
  • ink
  • gouache

How hardcore of an artist are the people that visit my ...

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  • 1 - might draw something once a month or less
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  • 10 - eat, breathe, sleep art... I'm obsessed and super hardcore.

If you had the chance to see one of the following in RE...

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  • mermaid
  • alien
  • dinosaur
  • fairy

sometimes the movie can be better than the book.

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  • True
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People want to believe that artists that they like were...

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New topic of discussion. Playing it "safe" is more & mo...

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  • True
  • False

Topic of the day. Would you want the ability to see far...

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  • I'd like to see farts please. Then I can avoid them
  • Nope. Rather not. I think I'd barf if I saw farts being sniffed by others.