Ricardo Guimaraes

Ricardo Guimaraes

Ricardo Guimaraes is a talented Brazilian illustrator who was kind enough to share with us some thoughts on his transition from oil to digital painting, as well as a few examples. You can follow Ricardo’s fantastic work on his blog, or view more professional illustrations at his website, RGillustration.com. Thank you, Ricardo! Update: Ricardo has […]

Samantha Whitten

Samantha Whitten

Samantha Whitten is a talented digital artist who was kind enough to put together some comparisons featuring characters she’s created or re-imagined, and their evolutions over the years. You can find Samantha’s work at her deviantART gallery or website, which also features some creative merchandise inspired by her art. Thank you so much for sharing, […]

Merlin Mann on Getting Started

Have you heard of Merlin Mann? He’s the creator of 43folders.com, a “website about finding the time and attention to do your best creative work.” The description alone should grab your attention, if you’ve ever struggled at the creative process (which I assume is one of the reasons you’re visiting ArtBloom in the first place). […]

Philip Straub

Philip Straub

Philip Straub is the amazing genius behind Utherworlds, as well as one of the founding members of CGSociety, a prominent online community for digital artists (which by the way, if you are a digital artist and don’t regularly frequent CGSociety, you are depriving yourself of an amazing resource for inspiration). You have probably seen his […]

Moebius Meets Miyazaki

Moebius Meets Miyazaki

This is a brief, yet fascinating conversation between two masterful illustrators – Moebius (Jean Giraud) and Hayao Miyazaki. What I find most interesting is to hear Miyazaki talk about how his work was influenced by Moebius; and also about Studio Ghibli’s bold experimentation with rendering uniquely Japanese environments with a European style, which had a […]