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Lunatique
01-19-2010, 07:02 AM
This sticky thread collects the best threads that will really help you improve as an artist. A must read if you are serious about wanting to improve as an artist.

10 Top Tips to Become A Better Artist
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=166&t=771624
Extremely helpful and eye-opening tips on what it takes to become a better artist.

Practice Practice Practice makes perfect...
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=166&t=655287
Learn how to practice smart instead of wasting your time

Becoming A Better Artist – Critical knowledge and techniques for today’s artists
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=166&t=828694
Details about the workshop taught by Robert "Lunatique" Chang, the guy that leads this forum.

Life drawing advice for beginner/intermediate artists
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=166&t=939978
Dispelling some common misguided mentality and misinformation regarding the when/how/why of life drawing as a form of artistic training.

The dangers of "cherry-picking" from photo references
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=7242955#post7242955
Explaining why it's a bad idea to cherry-pick from photo references, and how to properly create your own references.

The misconceptions of "speedpainting" vs. expressive brushwork
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showpost.php?p=7290573&postcount=4
Explaining why most people have completely wrong idea of what "speedpainting" actually means, and how it differs from expressive brushwork.