The all important 5%

We often wonder what makes good pieces of art (may they be illustrations, comics, animations or anything else really) different from only competent work. What makes them stand out. With Kana we discuss it a lot, trying to figure out what is the compelling aspect that makes us save some art to be studied, enjoyed… Continue reading The all important 5%

Stacking the curve

I recently got a comment under one of my Instagram posts asking if it was hard to get back to painting my comic “Yuragi” after few months of break and painting a completely different thing (anime backgrounds).The answer was “no” it was very easy to match the style and to get back into the groove.… Continue reading Stacking the curve

Analysing artist’s block

Recently I have been struggling a bit with my art. Not exactly with actually making something (I completed a difficult commission just yesterday) but with my overall attitude to making stuff. You may call it an artist’s block but I decided to call it vector stress. Let me explain: Not so long ago I finished… Continue reading Analysing artist’s block