ImagineFX December 2021

ImagineFX is the only magazine for fantasy and sci-fi digital artists. Each issue contains an eclectic mixture of in-depth workshops from the world's best artists, plus galleries and interviews, community news and product reviews. ***Please note: From September 2012 onwards our digital version feature links to download video tutorials and Q&A workshop resource files. Issues prior to September 2012 do not feature this additional content.***

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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welcome to… no.1 for digital artists imaginefx

Whether you’re new to digital art or have been pushing pixels since the 90s, this issue has everything you could want. We begin by celebrating the artists – new and established – who are changing the way we see modern fantasy art. The likes of Craig Mullins and Iain McCaig are honored starting on page 18, as well as the best new concept artists working today. We also take time to meet Karla Ortiz, one of the best young artists around, who was a Concept Art Awards nominee this year, as we spend a day in her life. Discover how she works and be inspired. This balance between new and established approaches continues through the issue. Over on page 74 Rafael Sarmento reveals how he reuses discarded sketches to create an original…

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WORKSHOP VIDEOS Discover how to create compelling character art See how Christophe Young designs and paints a dieselpunk samurai figure, applying pro-level colouring and lighting techniques to boost the realism level. His workshop is on page 54. Balance colours and line-art Watch how Lauren Brown focuses attention on her Rose Queen. There’s more on page 60. Fantasy environment advice Anton Fadeev shows how to paint rocks, clouds and grass. His workshop’s on page 68. Don’t waste unused ideas! In Rafael Sarmento’s workshop he creates new art from an old sketch. See page 74. Customise Painter’s dab tools Follow Isis Sousa’s video for creating stamp-type brushes from dabs. More on page 66. OVER 5 HOURS of video tutoria ls from pro artists to watch and learn from!…

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the art of dune

All this… and more! Dune – the movie’s secrets Production designer Patrice Vermette opens up about designing Arrakis. Master fantasy portraiture Cynthia Sheppard reveals how to paint elegant fantasy art from reference. Making of Foundation Legendary concept artist Stephan Martinière on Apple TV’s epic. Tony DiTerlizzi interviewed The D&D artist rediscovers the best fantasy art of the 1980s. ISSUE 207 ON SALE 29 OCTOBER IN PRINT & DIGITAL…

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justyna gil

LOCATION: Poland MEDIA: Photoshop WEB: 1 VEIL OF PROTECTION “This is an allegorical image that depicts the human heart subject to the seven deadly sins.” 2 MAGIC: THE GATHERING – THE ROYAL SCIONS “Fake it till you make it. This piece of fan art was created shortly before I started working officially on MtG.” 3 MAGIC: THE GATHERING – DAWNBRINGER AURELIA “This is the first illustration I’d done after two years in game-dev, creating marketing assets.” 4 FIFTH OATH OF THE RED ARMY “This piece is an experiment where I wanted to perfect a realistic cinematic approach.” 5 MAGIC: THE GATHERING – MADCAP “Behold Lorehold imprudent students! Artwork that appeared on the Audacious Reshapers card.”…

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bex glendining

LOCATION: England MEDIA: Photoshop, Clip Studio Paint WEB: 1 THE WORKSHOP “This was a collaboration with XP-PEN. It shows one of my characters, a witch, in his workshop.” 2 DRAGON’S HOARD “Part of my Modern Myths and Monsters series, showing a dragon woman with her hoard.” 3 REFLECTION “A sombre illustration of a vampire and her reflection, which looks directly at the viewer, as if you’re seeing a moment you shouldn’t.” 4 MODERN MEDUSA “Another piece from my Modern Myths and Monsters series. It depicts a modern-day Medusa relaxing at a diner.”…