Why a 6B pencil rocks
Every illustrator has his or her favourite tools. Mine is a 6B pencil, for sure. Read in this blogpost what is so special about a 6B pencil and why you have to understand the hardness scales to optimize your results.
How to draw a check shirt
Right after posting the cover of The Verge single “Back In Town” somebody asked me on Instagram, how to draw a check shirt. Since it will take a while until my speed painting is ready, I’d like to sketch how to draw plaids, tartan and stuff. While reading this post, you may also learn, why check shirts are so important in rock music and why these patterns are quite hard to draw.
Jaime Lannister on the Iron Throne
[Advertising] Who has watched Game of Thrones? Have you already seen my speedpainting fan art of Jaime Lannister sitting on the Iron Throne? Well, the original video was 8 hours long, but after editing it sized down to 6 minutes. This short amount of time is not sufficient for explaining how this drawing was created. So let me discuss it here.
Dark Fan Art – From Comic to Realism
[Advertisement] Have you ever failed drawing a realistic digital portrait? I bet you did. Drawing realism is hard. But here is something, that may embolden you: It is more about observing nature and light than matching the exact shapes and details. In this post I will turn a comic-like illustration of Dark characters Jonas and Martha to a realistic portrait.
YouTube channel open
I’ve opened a YouTube channel. My songs, previously unreleased songs and remixes will follow in the next weeks and months. I also plan to upload some speedpaintings of my illustrations and fan arts. The content is available for free.