In this episode Aaron takes you through his process while he creates a school of fish through repeating one fish. He then explains creating depth through atmospheric perspective and lighting. This technique can be used any time a large number of repeated objects is needed.
In this special episode of Aaron’s Art Tips, Aaron talks with long time friend and colleague, Ronnie Williford about the importance of drawing and how it should be a part of any visual artist’s skill sets. Ronnie has an extensive career in the field of art, having covered everything from music, sculpture, painting, and animation. Aaron and Ronnie worked together for 8 years at Walt Disney Feature Animation in Orlando Florida. They continue to get together and paint or play music whenever they can.
In this episode of Aaron’s Art Tips – Aaron talks about his methods for using both contrast in value and levels of detail in order to guide the eye and create centers of interest in your compositions. This applies to not only painters but to photographers as well.
In this episode of “Aaron’s Art Tips”, Aaron gives advice to you graduating art students out there that are getting ready to put together your portfolio for visual development for a studio position. Having served on the review board at Walt Disney Feature Animation for over 20 years Aaron will tell you what he looks for when looking at new portfolios from young talent.
Recently I was invited to speak at Photoshop World in Atlanta by the good folks over at Kelby One. While there I managed to break away for my first visit to the Georgia Aquarium. It is an amazing facility that I always wanted to see and so glad that I finally got the chance. I did a number of drawings including some of their HUGE main tank, several tropical fish and even some penguins. I also bumped into a nice young woman named Emily that is currently attending art college. As it happens she recently wrote a paper on me and my career. That is a first… surreal.