Artist Feature: Stéphane Perriard

Stéphane Perriard is a Swiss board game designer who is currently running a Kickstarter for his abstract strategy game ‘Antagonism’, which was designed in ArtRage. Who are you? What do you want the internet to know about you? My Name is Stéphane Perriard (stephane.p) and I’m a Swiss 2D/3D digital artist in my spare time! I started to draw digitally in the ’90s on my old Amiga 1200HD with a great software called Brilliance and a mini graphic… […]

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How To Choose Inking Brushes in ArtRage

How To Choose Inking Brushes in ArtRage? Choosing the Right Tool For Different Inking Styles and Techniques? Choosing a Style Traditional inking uses a soft (felt) tip, a hard nib, or a brush to apply ink lines and washes. The ink can be solid and opaque, quick drying, watery, or blend with the ink around it with every stroke. The paper may be anywhere from perfectly smooth to roughly textured. These differences create the signature looks and effects of different inking styles. […]

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Artist Feature: Henry Stahle (English/Swedish)

An interview with an ArtRage Artist. Henry Stahle is a Swedish illustrator who paints charming watercolour scenes for children’s picture books. I have spent 40 years as a teacher of Art and Crafts in school for kids aged 6 – 16 years. 5 of those 40 years I was teaching young students age 16 – 19 in Art and Art history. From the beginning, I was educated as a commercial illustrator and I have a BA (pedagogy + arts). Art and photography has been my main interests all since I was a kid. I am now retired from my teaching work. Now and then I do some freelance work. This interview is written in both English and Swedish. […]

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Warp Mode in ArtRage 5

Using Warp in ArtRage 5 to Distort and Transform Paint ArtRage 5 introduces the new Warp mode, which lets you smear, swirl, and otherwise distort your painting. It’s similar to Photoshop’s Liquify filter, but specifically designed to respect ArtRage’s paint properties, so you won’t lose texture or paint depth when distorting. This means that you […]

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Pastel Cat Tutorial by Ramona MacDonald

Step by step coloring a Cat with Pastels in ArtRage 5. The artwork in this tutorial was created by Ramona MacDonald in ArtRage 5, using the Pastel tool. She is also one of our featured artists. This tutorial uses ArtRage 5, but you can find the pastels and the palette knife in almost all editions of ArtRage. […]

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ArtRage 5 Art Contest Winners

ArtRage 5 Contest Winners. We’re very pleased to announce the winners of the ArtRage 5 art contest, just as we are also excited to announce a tentative release date for ArtRage 5! We had a total of 238 entries, and you can view all of them on the main contest page or on Facebook. It was extremely difficult to judge, and we had to go through multiple voting rounds with the whole team, but by the end we had five very clear winners… […]

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Painting Metal: Making a Shield Boss in ArtRage 5

Making a Shield Boss: Painting Realistic Metal with Sav Scatola  This tutorial shows you how to use advanced ArtRage 5 features to create a metal shield boss and apply lighting and effects for a realistic look. It was created by Sav Scatola, who also wrote a previous tutorial on creating a Custom Brush in ArtRage […]

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Artist Feature: Paul Hinch-Worman (photorealistic portraits)

An Interview with an ArtRage Artist. Paul Hinch-Worman (paulthedoodlebug) is a UK artist who specialises in photorealistic portraits so detailed that you need to read his portrait tutorial to believe he actually painted them with ArtRage! Who are you? What do you want the internet to know about you? I’ve dabbled in art throughout my life, mostly pencil sketching and doodling, I didn’t get into art college as my portfolio wasn’t diverse enough which seems quite comical now… […]

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Designing a Clumpy Wool Custom Brush with Sav Scatola

Designing the Clumpy Wool Custom Brush with Sav Scatola (ArtRage 5 Custom Brush Designer Tutorial). This tutorial was written by Sav Scatola using a beta version of ArtRage 5, using the new Custom Brush Designer. It explains how to create his Clumpy Wool Custom Brush preset, and demonstrates the effects that you can get with it. […]

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