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Art vs. The Industry: 7 Tips on How to Protect Your Art Online and Offline

Is selling fan art considered stealing? Is it safe to post my art online? What can I do if someone steals my art? These questions are all too familiar, let’s try to answer them.

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Secret Caves: Process, Notes, and Tips

The idea popped up on the first day of the new year; January 1, 2016. I was looking around my Facebook Page and Instagram, and I realized I haven’t made a rendered digital painting for awhile now. I have a list of projects on my notebook and I thought maybe this would get the ball rolling for me for the new year. Kind of like a stretch sketch just to warm up.

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The Fort: Process and Notes

After finishing The Treehouse I decided to experiment a bit more on the topic. If that gave a more jungle feel to it I wanted to paint something a little bit more for a child, preferably somewhere along the lines of a child having his or her own fort/treehouse in the middle of the woods near home or a natural park; maybe giving a more playground feel to it too. I wanted to imagine a place where a kid would want to spend time in, maybe with his or her friends or just alone. Somewhere to read, somewhere to play, somewhere to go that’s both safe and adventurous. And like I said before, I’ve always wanted a treehouse, and this maybe close to how I wanted it to look and where.

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The Treehouse: Process

Here’s a fun fact, the entire time I was making this illustration I was listening to “You’ll Be In My Heart” by Phil Collins. This one was heavily inspired by Disney’s Tarzan. (And also I’ve always wanted a treehouse..) Process When I finished making Island House my mom came to me and told me she had […]

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