Barbara Din learned the hard way to avoid these speedbumps to creativity.
Get inspired by these artists from around the globe who are creating towards a more unified world.
Here are five reasons why we feel that learning calligraphy can elevate the work of a digital artist.
A good question to ask yourself when struggling in a different type of art process than what you're used to.
Experiencing artist's block? Well, here are some fun ways to get beyond it and perhaps open up new creative areas to explore.
Utilizing unusual materials for painting is a great way to get out of your comfort zone and explore. Check out these 5 painting videos that show you can get creative with just about anything you have at hand.
Staff Writer, Barbara Din, explores digital eastern watercolor with Expresii, a painting software like no other.
Staff Writer, Barbara Din, shares 5 inspirational and highly entertaining live painting performances. Would you dare try this yourself?
Ansbach Artisans Fine Art Gallery in Franklin is celebrating its two-year anniversary with a special Saturday Night Live Art (SNL Art) event on Saturday, May 27.
Be sure to check out Comic-Con in Greenville this Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th!
Carolyn Eckert's book, Your Idea Starts Here, is a great way to get your creative juices flowing. The book is smart, funny and inventive. Read Ricky's review and check out the publisher for more info
Applying restrictions in your creative work can lead to interesting results, and can provide you with valuable new experiences.
Unafraid to push boundaries and to continuously find new ways of expression, Barbara Din has dabbled in countless mediums and has since found the love of sharing her findings on her artistic journey.
Oculus Touch controllers are out. With them, two new VR art applications are also now available: Oculus Medium and Quill.
Converting from being only a writer to becoming a writer/planner can save your novel and make you a better storyteller. Here are five reasons why outlining and planning your novel will save your story from being abandoned unnecessarily.
Drawing from a photo reference can be tricky. But, having solid cast models and good reference books at your disposal can be a huge help.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Pomerance about his debut novel, "Women Like Us." The novel is an incredible story, and I wanted to know more about the man behind it.
Ansbach Artisans Fine Art Gallery's monthly Saturday Night Live Art event promises to be an exciting evening.
Here are nine reasons why learning another language might be a game-changer for your storytelling. And with the free application DuoLingo, you no longer have an excuse not to start today.
'New Chapter' is an exhilarating collaborative exhibit curated by Nashville-based artist Andrés Bustamante.
This month, Ansbach Artisans Fine Art Gallery in Franklin celebrates its one-year anniversary with a special Saturday Night Live Art (SNL Art) event.
Ansbach Artisans Fine Art Gallery and On Track Studios have joined forces to double the size of the popular Saturday Night Live Art (SNL Art) event held each month at Ansbach Artisans.
Denise Garbis - who is originally from New York - lives in Texas with her wonderful husband, Dino, Yorkie Cierra and Jax the cat. She says from a child, she always loved art.
Writing Wednesdays with Michael Haase: Four Things Editors Want You To Know About Writing A Novel Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Editor
Carol Moon talks about how she fell in love with painting and art itself.
No matter what happened in her life, Kate Cramer remained dedicated to art.
Payton Kemp teaches us how to love ourselves - no matter what size we are!
Learn more about artist Sue Marshall from my quick chat with her!
How's about a one-on-one with artist Liz Kelly Zook? Yes, please.
Read about Sarah Lynn's long road to becoming an artist!
I got to chat with Renderosity vendor Anagord about her background and love of her. She even graciously provided a freestuff item, which you can download here.
I had a brief chat with Landon Matney about his degree in Graphic Design.
I found Danielle Clough via her Hello Giggles article. From there, I established a connection with her while talking about her embroidery.
Becoming a professional artist was the best decision I ever took. I now enjoy a sense of freedom and creative satisfaction that no other career could have given me. And I have art to thank for this beautiful change in my life.
"I cannot imagine a world without artistic expression," says Stacy Avila (kaleya). "It is something that all of us need."
When it comes to shoes, I am totally obsessed and it was no surprise when I saw this image labeled "Snow Heels" by Renderosity member, tetrasnake, I literally jumped for joy.
Every month, the Renderosity community votes on Artist Of The Month. So, by the end of the year, they vote on the Renderosity Artist of the Year. Renderosity has 12 artists and one of them will be chosen the Artist of the Year. Voting will run through Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015.
I'm a huge fan of sunsets and sunrises, particularly by the beach. So, when I saw this sunset in a field, I became attached and inquired to Renderosity member Hendesse about it a bit further.
Renderosity hosted a Movie Poster Contest and Renderosity member Cobra Blade (cobrablade) won in the Poser Forum! So, I decided to interview him about what his background consists of.
In the Carrara Forum, Renderosity's winner for the Movie Poster Contest was Mark Olsen (MDO2010). We decided to have a chat with him about how he found Renderosity, why he loves art and how art has altered his life.
When I asked Renderosity vendor/member Malaika Boyd (Kobaltkween) about how she got into art, I could visually see her through the words.
When I see a beautiful image, I need to hear the details about it. Like, for instance, why was it taken? Where was it taken? So, when I saw Renderosity member beachzz's photo, I asked her the meaning behind me and I got just that!
To Renderosity vendor Stuart Palmer (BlueTreeStudio), art is life. It's not just a "part of his life," it's his whole being. I love chatting with members who are very passionate about art because I love listening them describe why they fell in love and stayed in love. Just read through this wonderful interview I conducted with Stuart.
Not only do we feature digital artists on Renderosity Magazine, we also chat with all types of artists. I found mixed media reuse artist Michelle Bukowski via Facebook.
When we hosted the Poser Caption Contest, Redphantom was chosen as the winner. So, I decided to interview her about her artist background.
Art has changed Renderosity vendor Naomi King's (-dragonfly3d-) life for the good.
"I would say [art has taught me to be] more relaxed," says Naomi. "I love to slip into a world where I can make whatever I want to happen happen."
I wanted to know some more information about what led her to Renderosity, so I asked...
So, all of you have been waiting for several months and finally Poser 11 is here! We're all so excited for the release and mustn't wait another minute to check out what this new Poser is all about! To provide you with some more insight, I've interviewed Smith Micro Software Product Manager Chuck "Nerd3d" Taylor and asked him some serious questions about this new version of Poser.
I've always been interested in photography. In fact, at one point, I wanted to be a photographer, but I don't know enough to take professional photos and I don't have the funds to purchase a brand new camera. So, rather than buy an expensive camera, I'm going to stick with my Galaxy Note s4.
But, in the meantime, I interviewed Charles Barnes from cbarnesphotography, who has been a photographer for 10 years!
For Renderosity member Brandy Everett (-BrandyE-), art is an escape. Read about how she found Renderosity, fell in love with art and some other things you may not know about her.
I love asking Renderosity members how they found out about our site. You'd be surprised at the responses I receive. This time I interviewed Renderosity member svdl. So, for your enjoyment, please read how he got started with 3D art.
Renderosity hosted A Caption Contest and Renderosity member Wonga won in the Carrara forum. The prize was to feature him, so if you haven't spoke with Wonga or don't know too much about him, get to know him today!
While browsing through Twitter, I came across artist Beth Inglish. On her Twitter profile it says, "Artist, connector, creative mind." With that in mind, I knew I had to reach out to her and listen to her story.
Since I attended Comic Con this year, I've been interested in digital comics. I love seeing varieties of art, so I decided to ask the Renderosity community if they've ever dabbled in digital comics and Robin Warren (quietrob) responded back.
Whether you're a hobbyist or an artist full-time, creating art is meant to enjoy. And, Renderosity member Gill Brooks (gillbrooks) switched from doing commissions and creating products for sale and started doing it because she loved it!
The second of our ArtTalk columns where we converse with a Renderosity artist and another digital artist who is outside of the Renderosity community. The idea being to shake up our ideas about art and art making. Image Credit: Jatra Posters and a Tram by Day Sandip
I went to Comic Con in Nashville, TN a few weeks back and met a few digital artists. Nick Minor and I chatted about his background as an artist and then I asked him if I could conduct an interview and he accepted.
Reallusion's iClone software has evolved over the years from an avatar creation niche app to a full-fledged animation package loaded with features to make the job easier. As a longtime user, I have been fortunate enough to pick up a few tips from iClone users as well as my own work habits to save time and cut down frustration.
Callan, or as he is known on Renderosity, Callanhead, is an Australian artist currently studying digital media. It was a while ago that I first took notice of his work posted on Renderosity. Taken by his unique style, I wanted to learn more about him, his art, and his creative process.
When being an artist, you have the ability to create endless portraits, paintings, models, etc. You aren't limited to just one aspect of art. I decided to interview Pamela Augé (-Wolfie-) to talk about the way she views art--through her eyes.
Some may listen to music while creating art or in silence. Depending on what your preference is, listening to some tunes while working will calm you down and may help you concentrate a bit better.
Grand Designer Pro by Ignishot is one of those tools that takes away the burden of populating space--you know... that big dark empty part that space based game designers have to eventually deal with--by providing a powerful tool with a jam packed interface of options. Since getting a review copy, it has also undergone a massive update that shows the developer is serious about this tool.
For some, art is an escape from reality and engrossing themselves in an art project makes them forget about daily struggles and difficult times. Please read about Renderosity member BadKittehCo.
I often ask the question, "what do you most love about 3D art?" and I'm given various answers.
You know how it feels to create a piece that you're proud of and want to share it with the world. I feel the same way when it comes to writing. As soon as an article of mine is published, I usually post it on social media for others to enjoy it as well.
Aaron Rutten is an artist and educator from Seattle, Washington, USA. With a highly successful YouTube channel, he shares his artistic knowledge and delves deep into his process of painting such things as landscapes, as well as specific objects in a "Draw This" series.
Life has several obstacles to endure, but that never stopped Kanaa--one of our vendors-- from continuing to fall in love with art.
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