A space where you can read about my journey as an Illustrator.

February 3, 2019

1. 2017 Best 9 VS 2018 Best 9 In 2017, almost all of my best 9 images were fan art pieces, and several were created traditionally. Not good for business!  A few important goals that I set for myself for 2018 were: - practice traditionally - create more digital portfol...

December 31, 2018

Just popping my head to show you something from Circuit 3 in my watercolor gym! 

Here are blogs to previous circuits:

Circuit 1 based on Gonzalo Carcamo's course on Schoolism 

Circuit 2  based on random images I chose from the series Vikings with the purpose of studying....

December 31, 2018

In this blog, I'll share some notes about why I'm working in watercolors, what tools I'm using, and presentation tips for your finished work. In this circuit I'll be working only in values (Black & White). Here's the previous "circuit" based on Gonzalo Carcamo's course...

November 23, 2018

When you study art, it's important to know that principles and tools are separate things. Simply picking a pencil and a sketch, or any other medium for that matter, is not enough to make you a professional illustrator. Of course you need to familiarize yourself wit...

October 14, 2018

I'm studying character design on Schoolism and figured using a brush pen would help me focus on making the shapes clearer and more interesting.

August 18, 2018

WORK I set more goals for work because you either stay at the top of your game or you're out. not only as an illustrator but as a solopreneur. I run my own business which means I need to learn a bunch of stuff to keep my business running. Develop Current Skills I n...

August 10, 2018

I wrote about my journey as a digital portrait artist in my previous blog, and here I continue sharing my progress. The initial motive behind creating these 3 portraits using this new technique was to make my process more efficient and well-planned. As I shared the di...

August 10, 2018

Learn the principles Familiarize yourself with your medium/tool, and of course... lots of practice. Principles: Experimenting with different brushes can give your work its unique look but it won't do the work for you! If you don't know how to draw a circle, or...

May 4, 2018

A video tutorial of K2SO in traditional media

March 28, 2018

  

  This is a quick report for month 2 of my boot camp which should cover:

  • Drawing

  • Character design

  • Color

  • Digital sculpting

Currently working on improving my drawing skills for more accuracy and speed. Worked with pens and now water colors...

January 31, 2018

I was starving and in desperate need of "artistic food" to have the necessary energy to create more art but there were 2 important questions to answer: What should I "consume"? How do I break this plateau and stay motivated?

January 15, 2018

I will be flexing certain "artistic muscles"... Today is "pen day" in the art gym :P Tag along, let's do this together!

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