Expressions: Rachel Ellen Sharp

Artist Rachel Ellen Sharp illustrates an important concept:

How to, step-by-step, make expressions mean different things by changing just one facial feature at a time. *shrug* I’m not very good at explaining how I do expressions, I just…feel out what kinds of muscles seem to fit and tweak those. And sometimes, ever so slightly, little adjustments could mean the difference between fury and euphoria.

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LeSean Thomas’ Cannon Busters

Artist LeSean Thomas has had quite a career so far. He served as Co-Director and Supervising Character Designer on The Boondocks, worked as storyboard/production artist on The Legend of Kora, and was a Creative Producer and Supervising Director on Black Dynamite: The Animated Series. Most recently, Thomas has successfully funded his own animated series through Kickstarter: Cannon Busters.

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Artist Spotlight: Simon Gane

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Simon Gane is a French comic book artist and illustrator whose work is defined by, among other things, a great understanding in depicting the world around his characters; there is an abundance of detail in his art that betrays his obvious love for architecture and the natural world. Buildings and plant life do not simply serve as backgrounds in Gane’s work.

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