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Tips on: storytelling in art

Taking light into dark places

When choosing a setting for a story, do not be afraid to head into dark places

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How to get into a Winter mood—Early

In the workshop, we have to be well organized and prepared!  This means we sometimes have

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Another kind of storytelling: illustration

The human fairy tale Rapunzel has many characters:  a king and queen, an enchantress, a beautiful daughter,

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Let’s talk scenery!

Scenery and backgrounds are essential parts of a story.  These drawings really make the world you

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It doesn’t look like I imagined

I see something beautiful in my head, something so perfect, and yet what I actually draw

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Creating a creature for your story’s setting

Drawing mythical creatures is so much fun because you can let your imagination run wild.  (If

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Chameleons not cars (for Betsy)

Elves love to draw things from the human world.  However, I have always loved chameleons more

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Practice pays off

We have been drawing hands and the point of all of this practice is that now

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Witches for The Waking Prince

How I designed witches for an elven fairy tale called The Waking Prince makes a good

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Witches from head to toe

To finish the look of the three witches that I began in the previous tip, I

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