Head In The Clouds: July 2023 Digital Art Painting Brief

Happy July, everyone! While we’re long past April showers (and all those May flowers), there seems to be something brewing overhead for this month’s digital painting brief…Don’t worry, the clouds gathering above you won’t rain on your parade- in fact, you may find yourself in awe of the power that large, beautiful clouds can bring … Read more

Portrait Reference Photos You Will Want to Paint During One Week Portrait

Choose your One Week Portrait reference photo The One Week Portrait Challenge is just around the corner, who’s excited?! Before we get started on Monday, May 15th, you need the perfect portrait reference photo to set yourself up for success. So, what makes a perfect reference photo? First, it needs to be high-resolution so you … Read more

Alice in Wonderland – Jaw-dropping Digital Paintings

These Alice In Wonderland digital paintings will blow your stockings off… In the Paintable Tribe, we spent the first month of the year building a strong art habit, setting ourselves up for success for 2023. This year, the 30-day art habit challenge got a theme: Alice in Wonderland! 🐇All month we’re painting prompts from the magical … Read more

Terrifying Halloween Digital Paintings That will Raise the Hairs on Your Arms

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here…” Step into the world of fear and terror through this collection of terrifying digital paintings, and meet the monsters, zombies, vampires, and scariest of all, humans just like You. The Digital Pumpkin Carving Challenge is BACK! 🎃 Join the Paintable Tribe, carve a digital pumpkin this year, and … Read more

Back to School Art Space Makeover

School is back in for the fall, my friends! 🍁 One of the most exciting perks to a new academic year is unwrapping brand-new tools to help you succeed, am I right?  Team Paintable has put together 17 must-haves that will boost your new semester. Not in school?  No problem- these treats will give your … Read more

How to Paint Clouds – 3 Easy Steps

Big, fluffy, sculptural cumulonimbus clouds can definitely add a mood to your artwork!   Whether you’re doing cloud photo studies or adding clouds to landscape painting, I’ll show you the 3 easy steps that it takes to digitally paint your own fleecy puffs in ANY software. Sketching the basic shape and fill in with mid-values Illuminating … Read more

25 Best Gifts for Digital Artists in 2021

One for your favorite artist… one for you… Every year Team Paintable hand-picks their favorite 25 best gifts for digital artists.  Have a browse through the 2021 cut below, and if you think something’s missing, let us know in the comments!Some of these items are affiliate links, meaning if you purchase them, Paintable may earn … Read more

Finished Projects from the Illustration From Imagination Fall 2021 Class

Congrats to the IFI Class of Fall 2021! Last week, over 200 digital artists in the Illustration From Imagination program’s 2021 session completed their projects, closing out this year’s incredible journey!To all of the students:Once again I was blown away by the talent, tenacity, and creativity you’ve shown in the program this year.  I’m very … Read more

30 Halloween Digital Paintings That Will Give You The Shivers

Lose yourself in a world of horror and mystery… This October, unleash your creative side and create chilling digital paintings that will spook out your friends and family. To inspire you, we’ve collected 30 spooky Halloween digital paintings that will send shivers down your spine – guaranteed!Whether you want to paint witches, zombies, or scary … Read more

Treasure Island Paintings

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum, me hearties. Treasure Island paintings for your inspiration. Students in Paintable’s 6-week Illustration From Imagination program choose from a set of “client briefs” to center their project around. And one of the favorite briefs is the timeless tale of buccaneers and buried gold- Treasure Island! IFI student or not, have … Read more

42 Inspirational Digital Painting Portraits

Your daily dose of digital painting portraits from today’s hot artists! Whether you’re looking for inspo for the upcoming One Week Portrait Challenge, or you’re taking a work break and want a satisfying dopamine hit, these diversely-styled digital painting portraits from 21 of today’s hot artists are sure to hit the spot. Viktoria Gavrilenko Take a … Read more

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