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Wacom Companion – Review & Testing

Posted on 2013/11/10 @ 11:16am by daarken16 Comments
Wacom Companion – Review & Testing

This is my review of the new Wacom Companion. The version I have is the 256 GB Companion. In short, this computer is awesome. I highly recommend it and I will be using it for all of my professional work. Sorry for the dark video, I live in a cave. Update – Wacom just released…

Figure Painting – Female High Angle

Posted on 2013/02/20 @ 11:04am by daarken23 Comments
Figure Painting – Female High Angle

In this video Daarken takes you through his process of painting a female figure from a high angle using a black and white photo ref. The video is sped up by 8x. Hyper Angle books – http://www.animebooks.com/hyperangle.html Software – Photoshop Painting time – ~91 minutes Resolution – 3000×4500 @ 300dpi Brushes – Hard Round, Chalk,…

Jaja Stylus – Testing on the iPad

Posted on 2013/02/06 @ 10:07am by daarken46 Comments
Jaja Stylus – Testing on the iPad

In this video Daarken shows the Jaja Stylus in action on an iPad using Procreate. He talks about the pros and cons and gives you a little peek at a sketch he did using the Jaja. Jaja Stylus 1024 levels of pressure Two customizable trigger buttons Uses high frequency sound to communicate with the tablet…

Painting Light – One Pixel at a Time

Posted on 2013/01/02 @ 1:53am by daarken22 Comments
Painting Light – One Pixel at a Time

In this tutorial Daarken takes you through his process of painting a female nude from photo reference. The actual painting took a little less than 2 hours to paint and was painted back in 2011. Reference – www.domai.com/pics/big/dancer-0099.jpg Music – Trash80 www.trash80.com Painting Light – One Pixel at a Time from Daarken on Vimeo.