Floating Underground Sphere Tutorial by Steve Goad

Learn to create an underground landscape with a science fiction twist. Follow along with professional illustrator Steve Goad as he creates a unique landscape full of environmental detail, interesting perspective, and interesting textures in ArtRage 5. Steve Goad is one of our featured artists and painted some of the official artwork for ArtRage 5 (you may recognise his work from the startup screen in the program). […]

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Artist Feature: Brian G Coffey (abstract art)

An Interview with an ArtRage Artist. Brian G. Coffey is a US graphic designer, photographer and artist who paints impressionistic abstracts incorporating traditional textures and photo manipulation. He was one of the winning artists in the January 2017 art contest. Who are you? What do you want the internet to know about you? Hi there everyone! My name is Brian Coffey and my day to day career is in the field of Technology. I have been in the Technology industry going on 18 plus years. […]

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How to Illustrate A Book Cover Three: Colour & Special Effects

How to Illustrate a Book Cover (Part 3 of 3): Colour & Special Effects. An ArtRage 5 tutorial by Nick Harris. Design a book cover from scratch. Part three of this art tutorial shows how to choose colors, finalize the composition and details, and experiment with special effects and finishing touches. […]

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Illustrating a Book Cover Two: Sketching, Flats and Shading (Tone)

How to Illustrate a Book Cover (Part 2 of 3): Sketching, Flats and Shading (Tone). An ArtRage 5 tutorial by Nick Harris. Part two demonstrates sketching the design and laying out the main elements of the composition, then adding flat colors and tone to plan the shadows and lighting. […]

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Artist Feature: Hassan Chenary

Hassan Chenary is an Iranian artist who paints epic illustrations inspired by science fiction, action, and fantasy. What do you want the internet to know about you? I personally don’t have a specific nickname, I think each artist’s method introduces him. I’m 23 years old and I’ve started to draw from 12. It’s been 7 years that I’m doing digital painting. What kind of artist are you? What kind of subjects do you draw? … […]

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Illustrating a Book Cover One: Setting Up the Canvas

How to Illustrate a Book Cover (Part 1 of 3). An ArtRage 5 tutorial by Nick Harris. In this three part tutorial, Nick Harris uses ArtRage 5 to design a book cover from scratch and share some of his experience and techniques. This tutorial assumes that you are somewhat familiar with ArtRage 5 and covers customising the canvas resolution and interface, guides, toolboxes, the Custom Brush, filters, layers and advanced layer properties, standard painting tools (Pastels, Pencil, Palette Knife, Watercolor Brush), symmetry, text, stencils, transform and … […]

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Artist Feature: Dion Pollard (DionJa’Y)

An Interview with an ArtRage Artist. Dion J. Pollard (DionJa’Y) is a US artist who paints vibrant textural works in both traditional and digital oils. His art features figures rich in emotion and story. Dion J. Pollard was also one of the winners in the ArtRage 5 Art Contest. Who are you? What do you want the internet to know about you? I was born and raised in Washington DC in poverty. My outlet was my art. I started realizing my talent at the … […]

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Drawing & Coloring in ArtRage Lite Video Tutorials

Learn how to Draw and Color in ArtRage Lite (Simple Line Art). Create a simple illustration from sketch to color. This video tutorial covers sketching, inking, coloring, stencils, selections, and basic canvas settings in ArtRage Lite, as well as the Fill Tool in ArtRage 5. These videos are 3-5 minutes long, and the entire series is about half an hour. You can also watch the entire series as a single half hour video here. […]

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Artist Feature: Phil Galloway (portrait artist)

Phil Galloway is a portrait artist from the UK who brought his rich, impressionistic, brushwork and traditional oil techniques with him when he made the shift to digital. He is becoming increasingly well known for sports illustrations and magazine covers, and painted one of the official images used for ArtRage 5’s release. […]

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Artist Feature: Scott Waters (oil portraits/landscapes)

An Interview with an ArtRage Artist. Scott Waters is an iPad artist from the USA who paints textural oil portraits and impressionistic landscapes in ArtRage. He is a professional portrait and landscape painter, commercial artist, photographer and computer geek. After he suddenly began drawing at the age of eleven Scott was singled out for special training, learning watercolor in high school and received scholarships to study commercial art and illustration. […]

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