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How to Draw a Ballerina Little Pony

Little Pony Drawing Book How to Draw a Ballerina Little Pony In the fantastical world of little ponies nothing is more spectacular than learning to create one of these magical beings with enough style and flair that even a rainbow pales in comparison! Artist Lindsay Cibos starts fellow artists off on...

E3 2015 News Review

So E3 2015 has come and gone. The expo brings the best of video games and this year I have to say I’m impressed. E3 2015 definitely got me excited for the new video games that are coming out. I might just have to upgrade my consoles again! There were a...

New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer From E3!

I don’t know about you guys but every little bit of info we get about Kingdom Hearts 3 just makes me more hyped for it. I love the Kingdom Hearts games. This year’s E3 has had a bunch of awesome announcements and game footage, including a brand new Kingdom Hearts 3...

Grab New Books With Our Friends and Family Discount!

Need some awesome new art books? Our shop is having a huge discount right now for friends and family. Enter code FFSUMMER40 to save on your purchase! Now’s the time to grab an exciting manga title like Manga Crash Course or Shojo Fashion Manga Art School, Boys.    You can even get...

How to Draw Calligraphy Backgrounds

Have you always wanted to learn how to draw calligraphy and the amazing backgrounds that really make those intricate letters pop? Then look no further than Calligraphy Magic by Cari Buziak! Not only does Calligraphy Magic explore a wide variety of alternative lettering – from basic to fancy – but it...

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Ideas on How to Draw Steven Universe Characters

Do you want to learn how to draw characters similar to those found in Steven Universe? Then look no further! In Freaky Fun Activities, author Jay Stephens introduces you to a whole variety of crazy and wacky characters! Here, you’ll be introduced to DoodleBug – the number one mystery solver in...

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Free Open-Source Software, Working on a Budget

From Furries Furever contributing artist Tyson Tan. For a digital artist, the cost of software can be a burden, especially when you are just starting out. This is where free and open-source software (free as in free to distribute and modify, not to be confused with freeware) comes to the rescue....

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Jupiter Ascending Movie Theater Selfie Time!

Warner Bros. Pictures new movie, Jupiter Ascending, is finally (finally) here and I can’t be the only one eagerly anticipating a night out with Channing Tatum and a bowl of popcorn! So if you’re one of those lucky ducks that gets to sit up front and center for the latest fantasy...

Draw Manga Eyes with Mina “Mistiqarts” Petrovic

Want to learn how to draw manga eyes? Then look no further! Mina “Mistiqarts” Petrovic’s new book Manga Crash Course covers everything you need to know about sketching the perfect manga eye for both male and female manga characters! Check out this exclusive step-by-step tutorial on how to draw manga eyes...

Drawing Drill: Draw a Portal to a Fantasy World

This week’s Drawing Drill challenges you to draw a fantasy world portal! Whether the fantasy world be filled with robotic drones, furtastic furries or a magical place straight out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel. The art featured in this week’s drawing prompt is from Dreamscapes Fantasy Worlds by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law...