Articles and Tutorials

These are links to articles and tutorials I’ve written at my Medium publication “The Art Squirrel”.
I’ll update this page from time to time.

My experience with creative block and some possible solutions

What are digital brushes for digital painting?

14 Illustration and Concept Art Blogs

10 Reference Websites for Concept Artists and Illustrators

10 Online Tools for Color Palette Generation

Lighting 2D art with normal maps

Digital art technique using normal and depth maps to create lighting effects in 2d art

Traditional Art Mediums

Three Desktop Tools for Digital Painting

My Perspective on Photoshop Actions and Digital Art Effects for Illustration and design

What Design, Art and Illustration Conventions can I go to in Europe and Britain?

360 Panoramic Digital Painting: Painting for a Virtual World

Using 3D reference software tools for Art and Illustration

Entering the 3rd Dimension of Digital Art

Some useful and interesting digital tools to help with Illustration and art study

Getting Started with Photo Manipulation for Personal Projects

Ways to Create Digital Art

My Favorite Gumroad Stores for Illustration and Concept Art Resources

Art Schools Online

The value of using original illustration over using stock images

The Power of Illustration to Communicate Complex Ideas

Why Should You Study the Fundamentals of Art?

Whats the Best Software for Beginners to Digital Painting?

How do I come up with ideas for Illustration Projects

Podcasts for Illustrators and Designers