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Artist Introduction: Gregery Miller

Artist Introduction: Gregery Miller

Gregery Miller is a young artist with a trippy style that was able to get into some amazing projects including ones for Disney, Netflix Animation and more.  Gregery, please introduce yourself... I grew up in the southwest corner of Massachusetts, close to the borders of New York and Connecticut. I was raised on my families' fifth generation tobacco farm and spent my summers as a teen working there for my father. The town I grew up in is like something out of the 1800s, it only has one general store and anything else is at least 20 minutes away. I went to school...

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Featured Artist: David Reddick!

Featured Artist: David Reddick!

David Reddick is a versatile cartoonist that stays busy with a variety of work projects including his own comic, Intelligent Life syndicated through King Features. He's tenacious and is a great example of hard work and sticking to it. I know you'll find his story as interesting as I did. Here's the interview: How did drawing play into your childhood? Drawing played into my childhood in the way eating and breathing did. It came natural. I just HAD to draw. Something I am thankful for is that I still have that burning need and desire to draw to this day. It's a direct connection to my...

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Benefits of using a Sketch Wallet for Inktober

Benefits of using a Sketch Wallet for Inktober

Inktober is upon us and that means it's time to come up with a plan. If you're new to Inktober, it's basically a drawing challenge started by Jake Parker as a way to develop your creativity and make better drawing habits (and celebrate the love of ink on paper). The idea is to put some ink on paper every day in October. If you need a boost you can use his list of daily prompts provided at www.inktober.com. Check out this video to be inspired... "For me Sketch Wallet and Inktober work great together. Sketch Wallet made it easier to follow...

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Featured Artist: Tate Parker!

Featured Artist: Tate Parker!

Kids These Days! Stand by for an old person rant... Do you ever try to convince kids to get off the video games and do something productive? Do you ever try to explain to a young artist how easy it is to make a book etc. in today's world. I do! Often I'm invited to high schools to talk about commercial art careers and I passionately explain how amazing it is that we can create books, comics, films, animation, music with very little equipment or knowhow. I plead with them to stop making excuses and create something. My passionate plea usually...

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Featured Artist: Valerie Lueth!

Featured Artist: Valerie Lueth!

Meet Valerie with Tugboat Printshop! You are going to be blown away at these enormous woodcut prints. The world is filled with so much digital are that it's refreshing when you see something made entirely by hand. How did art play into your childhood? What kind of art did you like to make as a kid?   Always been a maker/tinkerer--pretty much inspired to do & create since I can remember. As a kid I built forts out of everything, braided grasses, made crayon & pencil drawings, cut paper, paper mached, sewed; I liked to make plays with my sisters...

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