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Art resources, tutorials, articles, and events to help motivate artists like you to become more awesome. We post a new article about once a week.

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  • Art section overhauled!

    A few days ago the Art section was completely overhauled. The new interface allows us much more flexibilty to create interactive rich experiences, particularly the game features I announced earlier. ...

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    Posted Jun 20, 2018, 4:44:58 AM

  • Online PaperDemon community meetup #1!

    Yesterday the PaperDemon community had our first online meetup  🔥. Community members were very excited to talk about an open source/creative commons/public domain fictional universe that others can ...

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    Posted Jun 4, 2018, 2:07:38 AM

  • Rank points migrated!

    Hi PaperDemon members! You may have noticed your rank drop down to Pawn with 0 points. Never fear. Your points aren't gone. They've been converted to Experience Points in the new game UI which you ca...

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    Posted May 9, 2018, 3:02:47 PM

  • How going to an art museum helped me learn about painting

    Warning: this post contains photos of art containing nudity For those living in the Bay Area, the San Francisco Legion of Honor museum has an exhibition of Gustav Klimt and Auguste Rodin, both of who...

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    Posted Apr 13, 2018, 8:52:14 PM

  • Becoming more awesome through play

    We all know how difficult it can be to motivate ourselves to practice art in the way we need to to get better, whether that be practicing anatomy, studying new techniques, or just doing any art at all...

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    Posted Apr 9, 2018, 2:47:37 AM

  • We're hiring!

    Hi PaperDemon members! If you're a Web developer with some coding skills and are interested in a part time freelance coding gig, please reach out! I'm looking to hire a freelancer part time to do som...

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    Posted Apr 3, 2018, 2:50:44 PM

  • Finding Focus with OmmWriter

    I try to write on a daily basis. It’s handy to keep my skills honed! As with visual art, it helps to keep in practice, even if you just write a few paragraphs. I’ve been writing professionally since ...

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    Posted Mar 27, 2018, 3:52:58 AM

  • Art and Community

    Making Good Art Is About More Than Just Practice and SkillIn times of difficulty and hardship, it’s natural to lean on those close to us to provide support and aid to us. Humans being inherently socia...

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    Posted Mar 14, 2018, 3:06:09 AM

  • Why New Year's Resolutions are a Trap

    Why I think New Year's’ resolutions aren’t worth worrying about, and what I’m doing instead. I'll also share my art goals for the year 2018.The Deadly Pitfall of the New Year’s ResolutionThe new ye...

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    Posted Feb 10, 2018, 6:18:26 PM

  • Art, Confusion, and Adorable Bunnies

    An interview with Artist and Illustrator Christine Rhee Illustrations by Christine Rhee. Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Christine Rhee, a talented artist and illustrator who...

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    Posted Jan 28, 2018, 9:50:31 PM