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Developing Your Art Style

https://youtu.be/ZFdLpzwEb2E Developing your art style. Everyone has a taste in art that they really enjoy, this can be comics, manga, realism, etc. These tastes in art help motivate us, inspire us, and give us something to strive towards…
Old childhood drawing of a monster by Adam Miconi

Draw It Again: Remaking a Childhood Drawing

Draw it again: Remaking a childhood drawing. Last year one of my friends contacted me on Facebook letting me know that he had come across one of my childhood drawings in all of his stuff. I was super curious as to which one he had come across…
Venom Gingerbread Man by Adam Miconi

Venom Gingerbread Man Cardboard Painting

I never got around to posting about this back in December but I made a Venom Gingerbread Man with my family and would like to write about it here. I can't take the credit on the idea for the gingerbread men, that was my wife's idea since we…
Gouache painting of a lion with abstract strip across his eye by Adam Miconi
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How To Make An Art Portfolio

Creating a portfolio is essential to succeeding as an artist. Let's face it, we all like to share our work and get feedback to help us grow. After all, it's one of the main things that drives us to continue and get better. There is nothing wrong…
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Behind the scenes to selling art at conventions

I have put quite a few conventions under my belt and I wanted to share some things I've learned behind the scenes to selling art at conventions. Be prepared, this is a long post but each section is titled so you can jump to your most informative…
Freddy Krueger Chibi by Adam Miconi

Chibi Series Complete

For the last few years I’ve been running what I call the Chibi Series (previously known as the Mini Series), it is a bunch of miniature characters from all sorts of genres. The idea was to create multiple characters out of basic geometry…
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The Importance of a Sketchbook

I wanted to discuss the importance of a sketchbook. This is often a very overlooked aspect when it comes to progressing your drawing abilities. In this article we will discuss what a sketchbook is and how it’s used, what to put in a sketchbook,…
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Digital Painting Tools

I often ask what I use to do my digital paintings so I figured I would post up a personal review. Keep in mind these are all my opinions, feel free to have your own. There are many programs out there and I’ve tried a ton of them and I recommend…
Oil painting study of a hand making a fist by Adam Miconi
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A Few Painting Studies

I created a few painting studies that I wanted to share with you. The Lion painting study was designed, then applied to illustration board and then painted in gouache. I took a photo of a lion (I can’t remember where I got the image. I go…
Head sculpture of an older man in clay three quarters view by Adam Miconi

Gary Sculpture

When I was in college, one of the projects that we had was to make a sculpture of a human bust. The more I worked on the project the more I realized it looked like a previous neighbor I had so I nicknamed the character Gary. When his wife came…
Arm and triceps charcoal drawing study by Adam Miconi

Charcoal Studies on Newsprint

Charcoal Studies on Newsprint Just a few quick charcoal studies on newsprint. I cover a few various subjects and different techniques for the charcoal but it fulfills the point of charcoal studies on newsprint. Arm Focus Crosshatch in Charcoal Here…