Over 2 hours of lecture.
Using your Imagination
Designing the Story
Movement and Action
more info at:
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Happy 2014Time flies by,
Happy New Year friends. I hope to post more this year and mingle a bit more with my Deviant peeps. All the best to you and I hope everyone does more awesome art this year!
HAPPY 2013! and Epic gamesHi DA friends,
I know it's been awhile and it's shameful that I have not updated or posted in several months. A couple of personal and professional things happened that has occupied my time.
The personal is personal and I keep for myself. I can say on a professional tip is that I've been working as a senior concept artist for Epic games since August 2012. I'm very fortunate to be there as I'm in the company of some of the most talented and brilliant game developers and artist in the world. Everyday I learn something new or see something amazing.
This is no excuse for not doing my own art as I will still do that and try to post when I can. I've missed the community here and seeing all the rising talented artist here.
Happy New year all and lets keep doing more kick ass art in 2013!
New Game of Thrones "Lord Snow" printHi DA,
I usually don't like to plug available prints as they are listed in the images pages. Since I've gotten a few request for this one and a few others, thought I would let you all know
that I have made my Game of Thrones painting available as a print on Deviant. The painting was an original commission for a board game and was done with traditional oil paints.
Thats a rare in istelf as I work digitally 90% of the time.
here's the direct link
sketch book: http://www.blurb.com/books/2672557
Once upon a time in my Mind a sketchbookA collection of personal and commissioned sketches and drawings by J.P. Targete
including insights written by the artist.
80 drawings and sketches created with traditional mediums graphite, paper, pen and ink, and markers.
5 digital drawings.
The Art of J.P. Targete
personal blog: http://www.targeteart.com/default.htm
from the book:
"From the depths of my imagination and from all the media I was absorbing I was able to to create anything I wanted with graphite and paper. I hadn't even hit puberty yet but I was creating worlds a child should never create. Screaming beasts, barbarians, savage amazons and alien worlds .
There was no "Mouse" there was no "Bunny" there was only my world, and it was some times scary as hell. "
J.P. Targete 2011 "
A preview is avail
Just updatingHi DA,
Hope everyone is doing great and kicking ass with their art. Congrats to all the winners on the Collussus contest. It was alot of fun to participate in that.
So I've been real busy thanks the heaven with the crappy US economy. I've posted a few new images I've been working on. I just finished working a TV commercial Pitch with Pyops.tv if you don't know who they are just visit http://www.psyop.tv you have probably seen some of their amazing TV commercials, some very creative people.
Also I know I've been yapping about publishing a sketchbook for years..I know it gets old he he but good news I've started to finally put it together and will update with news on that.
till next time
NEW ART and NEWSHey DA,
I just wanted to check in and update everyone on whats been going on. First I have completed some interior art for a children's novel titled "The Sword of Darrow" written by father and son duo Hal and Alex Malchow and is published by Benbella Books. You can pre-order at Amazon here:
I've posted a few images in my gallery of some of the art for that book.
Also I'm working with a well known Film Director on a potentially fantastic project. I can't reveal any details yet and it maybe avwhile but I'm really excited about it. I'm also in the process of working on a project with Bad ass Zakk Wylde, famed guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Black Label Society. I'll keep everyone up to date when I can confirm details.
I also wanted to take the time to thank everyone for posting and supporting my work and the other fantastic artists on DA. We are all connected through art no matter
More digital tutorial updates steps 13-16 addedHey all,
In appreciation for all my supporters and friends I've posted an online tutorial on my blog as mentioned in the previous journal entry. Share it with friends and your fellow artist. Drop me some feedback if it was helpful or not or let me know what you want to see in the future.
Also I'm dedicated to blogging more and sharing my experience in the industry and in my career. The goal is to help aspiring artist and seasoned pros who want to know my experiences good or bad, highs and lows.
So head over to this link to view it
Tutorial: Painting Dark Fantasy a Digital process by J.P. Targete
Hit me up with some feedback either here or on my blog, this is very helpful for me to know what I can do for future tutorials.
I've also added more Prints to my Deviant store so check it out.
all the best,
Digital Tutorial postedHey all,
I posted an older tutorial I did for Imaginefx on my blog, check it out.
will update it daily.
Happy belated New Year DAHey DA,
2011 is upon us and it looks to be a very intersting year. Looking forward to seeing more great work from everyone and doing more art this year for myself.
I've posted some new work in progress pieces on my blog, so if your interested in seeing them head over to my blog:
I'll set up a work in progress folder in my DA gallery but in the meantime you can subscribe to the blog for updates.
Hope everyone is doing well.
2200 Points Giveaway, 40 Winners! [One week!]Ok, its time to start a New Giveaway!
In this Giveaway, will 40 Lucky People get 50 Each!
You heard right, 40 people will get 50 Each!!!
Each winner can also win one to some of their friends!
I will also add one month free premium in the prize list if more then 1000 Favs!
Be sure to follow me, when I got some plans to have a Art/story contest in not to many days with more then 80$ or 8000 points in the starting price list!!!
Some Amazing Prices that can Be Yours, and what you need to do is Following:
Fav this Journal!
Write a Journal about this Giveaway (write link to your journal in comments, cant be a poll.)
500 Point Giveaway #13How to participate:
1. Add this journal to your favs
2. Write a new journal about this giveaway, and include a Mention of me so that I receive a notification of your journal.
3. Include what I do at dATrade. For example:
:icondatrade: is holding a 500 point giveaway!
At :devdatrade:, you can donate points for an easy way to receive watches, llamas, favs, comments, and critiques!
10 points = 5 critiques / 10 comments / 10 watches / 40 llamas / 50 favs
Go check it out today!
There will be a total of 15 winners who will be selected with a random number generator!
One 200 point winner
Four 50 point winners
Ten 10 point winners
Deadline: Sunday, April 20th
:iconflyingheartsplz: :icondatrade: Alice
PREMIUM + POINTS GIVEAWAY /Project EARNPREMIUM MEMBERSHIP & POINTS GIVEAWAY
AS PART OF PROJECT EARN
Prizes: 3 month premium membership, 1 month premium membership, 300 points
I told you a new giveaway was coming! This time I do it to spread the word about my current dA project PROJECT EARN which focus on encouraging awareness in different topics every month. The current topic is about bullying and everyone is welcomed to participate! Read more here: Project EARN introduction
This will be my 3rd giveaway and it will work the same way as the other times. The difference this time is that you have the chance to win a 3-month premium membership!
1st: 3 MONTH FREE PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP (1 winner)
2nd: 1 MONTH FREE PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP (2 winners)
3rd: 100 POINTS (1 w
NEW CONTEST: Draw Izka or Amelia!!So I decided to open a new contest, draw either one or both of my original characters: Izka & Amelia!
I really hope you will be interested in entering
~~~~~~~~~CHARACTERS: Izka and Amelia~~~~~~~~~
Click the image below for more info about the characters!!
- Draw my Original Character: Amelia or Izka, or both girls.
- You can draw only one girl or both together.
- You can add your own original characters to the picture as long as theres Amelia or Izka in it! (or both)!
Especially animals or creatures, since both girls love animals/ creatures a lot!
-Please draw Amelia with her bunny ears & tail
April Giveaway: 3 month sub!------------
A deadline's been set for April 20! Enter by then and you may have this chance
Two 3 month subscriptions, of course
I like doing these when I'm offline for a while. It's my way of apologizing for not keeping my promises to be more active. I'm trying! Thank you to those who continue to support me. It really is great having a backbone of support on devART-- especially when you're in a college full of super talented art MAJORS X'D I'm just a journalist major who really loves writing about her characters and occasionally drawing them.
There are two requirements, as always!
1) Be a watcher.
2) Favorite this journal.
*Otherwise, no rules. If you want to post a comment though, I'd love to talk to you! On a side note, I'm now on the MMO Final Fantasy 14! It's so pretty
And I did a thing! For the first time in forever
And then I returned...It's been a while since I've been actively online.
But even though temporary, it did changed my perspective on some matters.
It's weird how much the internet can become an influence, and how this process goes so unnoticed. At a certain point the countless voices of people around you blend into a continuous buzz. A buzz that you soon get so familiar with that you forget there was a life before it. I guess that's what social media does in general; creating a buzz. An artificial need for you to continuously be online and check your messages, because you might just miss something otherwise. Life, in general, has become so infused with the internet that it sometimes scares me. I'm part of the internet industry. Hell, I even made it my job! But even I sometimes find myself wondering where the time has gone that I could work on an artwork for hours straight, without feeling that creeping itch to check my messages.
The last few weeks before the break, I've repeatedly felt bad about
Pixel Raffle - Closed!
To celebrate Spring Break, as well as 200+ watchers, I decided I'm going to hold a pixel raffle! Basically I'll be giving away a journal doll, a set of linked icons, and a single icon for free! Just read the information below to enter.
Ends in about 48 hours, on April 14th at 8:00 AM. Winners will be announced shortly after.
After the raffle closes, I'll be using random.org to chose the winners! The name that comes up first wins the doll, second wins the linked icons, and third wins the single icon!
+Fav this Deviation. That's it!
To Increase the Odds:
Advertise this Deviation in a poll or journal, and link me to it below. This will add your name to the pool a second time, to double your chances, as well as letting more people know about it!
What I Do and Don't Draw:
Wolves, Dogs, Cats, Horses, Lions, MLP, Original Animal Species, e
The World's Grumpiest Charity CollaborationThe long wait is over! The new charity collab is officially OPEN!
Take a close look at my previous collaborations:
Honoring our antagonists/supporting antagonists
Celebrating Kirby's Anniversary
Biggest collab on deviantART by far with 270 people!!
I am happy to announce the next theme!
Grumpy Cat is the theme of this collaboration!! Let us honor the world's grumpiest cat and raise money for the Animal Shelter!!
For every submission I get, I will add $0.50 to the pool. That money will be sent to the SPCA right here in Swift Current. this is a "no kill" shelter and the are in a bind right now. Every grumpy cat will be for a good cause! Help me reach 200 people again! If I get 200 submissions, I will donate 50 do
~500 Points GiveAway!!!!!!!!~:icondragonhi: Hi everyones!!
Finally I have the necessary points to make a little giveaway, for the members of this group.
The points are from my personal points box.
Only one will can win this special price.
Addicional Gifts: I will raffle 3 free commission beetwen the participants too (exept the winner)
How Participe? Is very simple
1. Watch me SolKorra :iconsolkorra:
2. Fave this draws
3. Comment with the word "Done".
4.If you want participe too for the 3 free commissions, comment with the link of the image of the character o
JP Targete illustration dvds availableIn his first of three DVDs, J.P. takes you on an exciting creative and technical journey showing you how he begins a fantasy illustration, Dark Riders, purely from imagination. He covers the early stages of his process, from the initial idea to thumbnails, concept design and the final color sketch. J.P. also discusses how character personality, costumes, weapons and action poses affect the narrative of the final illustration. You will learn the creative process of composing your thumbnails, and how to use segments of your designs for future reference as you get closer to the final dynamic illustration. Over the course of the lecture, J.P. covers the uses of traditional media like markers, acrylic and oil paints, discussing the advantages of each.
Over 2 hours of lecture.
Using your Imagination
Designing the Story
Movement and Action
more info at:
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