With the lifting of restrictions across the world we’re very excited to announce that ImagineFX magazine is back on the newsstand! And what an issue to return with, because we are taking a look at how to be a happy artist. We speak with a group of professional artists who explain how they find happiness and wellbeing in their work. It’s an uplifting read.
Elsewhere in the magazine we celebrate the artists who not only inspire but also actively add positively to their work. We’re sure you’ll agree that our cover artist Ejiwa ‘Edge’ Ebenebe fits the bill with her gorgeous and colourful painting. Isn’t it amazing?
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Also inside, there are character design tips, Blender workflow advice and a stunning feature on the artwork from The Last of Us Part II. We also continue our quest to find the Artist of the Year - make sure you submit your work (opens in new tab). PLUS we’re giving away a 164-page ImagineFX Annual book worth £6.99, which has over 20 hours of pro video tuition.
This issue is on sale in the UK today and will reach overseas in the coming weeks. If you are still not venturing outside, please visit our online store (opens in new tab) to order your copy for home delivery. See below for more information on the digital and print options available to get hold of ImagineFX.
You’ll see just some of the many highlights in this issue below.
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Paint an uplifting floral portrait
Ejiwa ‘Edge’ Ebenebe reveals how she utilises whimsical and ornate flower elements to create a joyful, colourful portrait in Clip Studio Paint.
The Last of Us Part II concept art and workshop
We speak with Shaddy Safadi, the engaging art director and head of one Pixel Brush all about his team’s incredible concept art work on one of the most eagerly awaited games of 2020. Also, concept artist Balázs Ágoston shows his 2D and 3D process for an environment for The Last of Us in a step-by-step workshop.
How to be happy as an artist
You don't have to suffer for your art. Leading creatives share how their art makes them happy and offer tips on how you can be more at peace with your work.
19 Blender workflow tips
Follow Brandon Hix and Kjartan Tysdal’s guide to getting more out of Blender, including optimizing your workflow and sculpting advice.
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