Art Resources


As promised here is a list of resources:

Books I Own

Creative Illustration – Andrew Loomis

Figure Drawing for all its worth- Andrew Loomis

Basic Perspective Drawing a visual approach- John Montague

Colour and Light – James Gurney

Imaginative Realism- James Gurney

Light for Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light in Art & Design. – Richard Yot

Journals and Magazines

Imagine Fx –

2d Artist –

2d Geek –




Digital Painting Techniques by 3d Total

Tutorials and Learning – Paid

Vfx Workshops –



Digital Tutors-

Schoolism –

Ctrl Paint-


Noah Bradley Art Camp –


Tutorials and Learning – Free

Ctrl Paint

Scott Robertson –

Feng Zhu-

Riven Phoenix –


CG Hub –

Art Order – –

Crimson Daggers –

Level Up –

Deviant Art –

Freelancing and Industry Help




Textures –

Pose Reference

Pose –



4 Comments Add yours

  1. Meg Owenson says:

    If anyone has any recommendations of books and sites I would love to hear them.

    1. davidleahey says:

      Xia Taptara has an art community on Google+ called ArtistsArena.Org (, Xia’s site / ( also has a nice mix of free and paid content. Daarken’s site Enliighten ( also has a nice mix of free and paid tutorials.

      Looking forward to see more on your blog Meg, keep up the good work 🙂

      1. Meg Owenson says:

        Thanks David that’s great!

  2. Kate says:

    wow all these resources are amazing. I just wanted to say your art blew me away. I was researching artists for one on my classes and I stummbled upon you on hire an .I was instantly attracted to your art, (one day i hope to be on your level).Keep up the great work!

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