MONTREAL’S FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOPS: 2020 Edition

With 2019 coming to an end, we want to get back to the basics and revisit one of the most important and often overlooked parts of the art learning process – Figure Drawing Successful concept artists, illustrators and comic book artists are highly proficient at accurately representing the human anatomy in rest and in motion … Continue Reading

Christian de Massy: Never Before Seen Concept Art from Blockbuster Movies

Christian Robert de Massy is a master concept artist and illustrator and the man behind impressive environment designs featured in acclaimed films such as X-Men: Apocalypse and X-Men: Days of Future Past, Mirror Mirror, Night at the Museum and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, among others. He is considered one of the film industry’s … Continue Reading

Figure Drawing in Montreal : Syn Studio 2017 Edition

The new year is practically upon us and what better resolution is there than making Figure Drawing a part of your artistic routine! Drawing a live model is one of the best ways to strengthen your technical artistic skills while gaining a further understanding of the human form. From comic book artists to concept artists – even the … Continue Reading

A Syn Studio Guide to Making your own References

As artists, capturing a realisitic and believable feel in our works can be difficult. A strong understanding of construction and structure is key, however what happens when we get stuck? This is where a good library of references can help during the artistic process. Many great artists create their own references. James Gurney, for instance, wears costumes and … Continue Reading