Ignat Ignatov – Portrait Painting

Portrait Painting – Glowing Rim Light


In this two-hour instructional demonstration Ignat Ignatov takes you on a revealing journey of his painting process, painting a quick portrait in one sitting, using the wet-into-wet direct approach also known as alla prima. Ignat’s commentary describes, step-by-step, his painting method from start to finish and provides valuable lessons for artists of all levels. Continue reading

John Maler Collier, 1850-1934

The Honourable John Maler Collier (27 January 1850 – 11 April 1934), called ‘Jack’ by his family and friends, was a leading British artist, and an author. He painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style, and was one of the most prominent portrait painters of his generation. Both his marriages were to daughters of Thomas Henry Huxley. He studied painting at the Munich Academy where he enrolled on 14 April 1875 at the age of 25.

Lady Godiva, by John Collier


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The Art of John Carter

The art book collects the concept art for the film which includes sketches, paintings, 3D renders and film stills. The paintings look wonderful, especially the environment paintings which are painted in detail. The character designs come in the form of sketches and 3D models. There are even 3D models of the muscle groups of the Tharks. The film stills and photos are nice when used sparingly, as in this case. Continue reading