As a young, thriving art medium digital art is constantly attracting fresh new talent, and this month we’re celebrating this new blood by looking at the rising stars of digital art. We feature the art of 10 of the very finest under-25s creating fantasy and sci-fi art today, and talk to them about their art and how they aim to take the industry by storm.
We also unveil the results of our biggest cover competition to date, with newcomer Christina Davis’s captivating image chosen out of hundreds of fantastic entries, many of which are featured inside, to feature on this month's cover.
Once you’ve checked out Christina’s accompanying tutorial, there’s also a workshop from Jean-Sébastien Rossbach on looking to Frazetta for inspiration, and how to design a robot for the military by Ben Mauro. Patipat Asavasena combines unearthly beauty and evil powers in his workshop, and Alex Chu reveals the secrets of pleasing a client and thrilling your audience.
There’s over four hours of video advice on this month’s free DVD, plus some silhouette vector graphics, and loads of textures, brushes and full software to help you get the most out of this issue.
Rising Stars: Take a look at our selection of 10 of the finest under-25 digital artists around the world today.
Cover competition: As well as an interview with this month's cover artist Christina Davis we feature the highlights of our toughest competition to date.
Alex Chu: Find out how to paint a fantasy landscape specifically geared to the competitive commercial arena.
Ben Mauro: Follow his steps to design a robot with a certain spider-like appeal, grounded in real-world technology.
JS Rossbach: Learning from the master, follow Jean as he taps into Frank Frazetta's iconic style of painting without ending up with a poor copy.
Patipat Asavasena: Capture an unearthly beauty summoning the power of a demonic sword, from sketch to final digital painting .
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