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Monika Zagrobelna :

About the Author:

I'm an artist with a long experience in doing creative things. I'm familiar with traditional and digital media, and I feel at home in Photoshop. I love fantasy, my speciality are dragons - I could draw them all the time. You can visit my portfolio at http://ladyaway.deviantart.com

7 Fundamental Ways to Improve Your Digital Art (Hint: They’re All About Referencing)

7 Fundamental Ways to Improve Your Digital Art (Hint: They’re All About Referencing)

By Monika Zagrobelna, 3rd September, 2013, 17 Comments

(Drawing - Tutorials)

Looking to level up your digital artwork? It turns out referencing is a really effective way to improve your work, and make it more creative. So what exactly is referencing and how can it help you?

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Learn How to Paint Difficult Metallic Surfaces By Creating Reflective Armor

Learn How to Paint Difficult Metallic Surfaces By Creating Reflective Armor

By Monika Zagrobelna, 29th July, 2013, 5 Comments

(Drawing - Tutorials)

If you have ever tried to paint metal, you probably know how tricky this kind of surface is. In today’s design lesson digital painting master Monika Zagrobelna will teach you how to paint metal that is richly detailed, reflective and never flat. Once you’ve mastered this technique you can apply the techniques to most reflective surfaces, across a range of works.

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Digital Painting Lesson: Paint a Scary Zombie Cat Using Photo Reference

Digital Painting Lesson: Paint a Scary Zombie Cat Using Photo Reference

By Monika Zagrobelna, 8th July, 2013, 2 Comments

(Drawing - Tutorials)

Learn how to produce expert digital paintings using photo references. In today’s lesson you’ll learn how to digitally paint a zombified cat, using some awesome light effects, depth of field tricks and more. Download the source file for this and all our other tutorials in our FanExtra Members Area

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Digital Painting Lesson: Paint an Arm Using Anatomy Basics

Digital Painting Lesson: Paint an Arm Using Anatomy Basics

By Monika Zagrobelna, 6th May, 2013, 2 Comments

(Drawing - Tutorials)

Learn how to paint a realistic, anatomically correct arm using digital painting techniques in Photoshop. You’ll master texturing, lighting, surface smoothing and much more. Download the source file for this and all our other tutorials in our FanExtra Members Area

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Learn How to Create a Vintage Notepad From Scratch

Learn How to Create a Vintage Notepad From Scratch

By Monika Zagrobelna, 18th March, 2013, 0 Comments

(Drawing - Tutorials)

Learn how to draw a vintage notepad from scratch in Photoshop. You’ll learn how to master various drawing techniques, as well as filter application, lighting and more. Download the source file for this and all our other tutorials in our FanExtra Members Area

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