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ImagineFX March 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.***

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Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Future Publishing Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
£5.06
£37.49
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min
welcome to…

Here in the UK we’re in the depths of the winter season. The sun sets early, the skies are weak and grey and we’re experiencing a bitterly cold spell of weather. However, despite the bleakness of this scene I depict, there are very early signs of spring and I can spot a few tiny signs of life in my garden. I also remember that despite the cold weather there’ll be an additional hour of sunlight every month until the summer solstice. The nights are slowly getting lighter and the biting cold will turn into a gentler climate. I know that readers on the other side of the world are enjoying summer temperatures and lighter nights. The knowledge of this – the changing and moving on of seasons – keeps me warm…

1 min
editor’s choice

Things can only get better Brush away the cobwebs of old and focus on setting fresh goals for your bright future ahead. I heard the bluebird sing Need an injection of positivity? The art of Fatemeh Haghnejad (aka BlueBirdy) will make your heart soar. Lost and found Artist Eric Geusz (aka space gooose – hey what’s the bird theme here?!) turns an everyday object into art. @imaginefxmagazine @imaginefx facebook.com/imaginefx imaginefx.creativebloq.com http://ifxm.ag/ifxnewsletter-v2 Sign up for our newsletter! Subscribe today! Sign up to ImagineFX in print and digital editions and save cash! See pages 4 and 28 for more details.…

1 min
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1 min
resources

WORKSHOP VIDEOS Discover an innovative way to beat creative block If you think space gooose’s illustration of a space station looks like an adjustable wrench, you’d be right! Watch the artist turn everyday objects into the fantastical in his video. More on page 76. ALSO! Pro advice on character design, concept art and more! Take your art skills to the next level with video workshops from Anthony Macbain, AM Sartor, Jason Rainville and Fatemeh Haghnejad aka BlueBirdy – who we interview on page 38. PLUS 6 CUSTOM BRUSHES, INCLUDING… SKETCH & RENDER Cover artist Karmen Loh makes good use of this custom brush, which has an interesting texture. SOFT Artist space gooose selects this custom brush to make quick work of any blending tasks in his art. HAIR When painting her figure art, Karmen uses this brush to create textures in…

1 min
jude smith

LOCATION: Canada MEDIA: Photoshop, Blender, KeyShot, Marvelous Designer, 3DCoat, ZBrush WEB: www.artstation.com/jude_smith Congratulations to Jude, our Artist of the Month who receives a copy of Corel Painter 2021, together with an Ultimate Brush Pack containing over 600 unique brushes, worth over £1,500, courtesy of our friends Corel! Submissions for Artist of the Year are now closed. We’ll reveal our Artist of the Year at Vertex 2021 – visit www.vertexconf.com. You can still submit your work to FXPosé, see below for details. HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK Please send us: • Five high-res (300dpi) images of your work, with a title and a 30-word caption for each. • Your name, the software you use, location and website. • 50 words about you. • A photo of yourself. Email this information to: fxpose@imaginefx.com.…

1 min
adeline chong yue qing

LOCATION: Malaysia MEDIA: Photoshop WEB: www.twitter.com/etsuki_haru…