This issue of ImagineFX proudly wears Mario Wibisono's Amazonian creation on its cover - a beautifully detailed heroine that's accompanied by a tutorial withinn. We also hope you enjoy our new opening pages, where you'll now find more information on our cover artists each month.
Look through another fantastic selection of readers' art, including this month's featured artist Joy Ang, and you'll come to the winners of our Fantasy Football competition. There's the legendary art of William Stout on page 50, then Alex Ries takes us through his development sheet of a realistic-looking creature design.
We get back to basics, with a selection of professionals demystifying some of the terms, techniques and skills that are taken for granted in digital art, and then Goro Fujita fills us in on the current possibilities of art on the iPad, whilst the always impressive James Gurney details the science behind visual perception in his workshop.
The DVD has over 760 female anatomy photos, all this months fantastic workshop files and over 150 minutes of video advice that you won't find anywhere else, plus a selection of trial software.
Back to basics: Presuming nothing, we ask a selection of industry pros to take us through the basics of 2D digital art, from composition to file formats.
iPad painting: Goro Fujita shows us how to start painting on the move with an iPad primed with the right apps.
James Gurney: James shows us how to make the imagined appear real by understanding the weird quirks of visual perception.
Q&A: Get professional tips on huge mechanical cogs, painting explosions and making your characters sinister.
William Stout: From film production design to climbing an active volcano in Antarctica, William has never rested on his laurels.
Min Yum: Our guest artist taps into the limitless resources of his active subconscious and conjures up a dreamy, moody scene.
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