Top Painting, Colour and Light Tutorials!

Gumroad resources for perfecting the fundamentals: Colour, Light and Painting A few months ago, we brought you our top picks for strengthening your brushwork game. We hope you found those resources to be engaging and instructive. We are now well into the new year, at a time when we normally forget about our well-intentioned resolutions. … Continue Reading

Forbidden Lands, Fallen Empires and Ancient Guardians Contest – Interview with the Winners!

In May 2020, Syn Studio in partnership with The Rookies conducted an international Concept Art and Illustration contest, titled “Forbidden Lands, Fallen Empires and Ancient Guardians”. The contest was sponsored by ArtStation, Wacom, The Rookies, and Syn Studio. Featured prizes included a VIP ticket to the Syn Studio Gathering of Masters event, a Wacom Intuos … Continue Reading

Never before seen Demos and Artwork from Canada’s Watercolour Ambassador: Michael Solovyev !

This Syn Studio blog post features Michael Solovyev, illustrator, teacher and master painter  with over 12 years of professional experience. During his career, Michael has provided illustrations for a dozen books and designed sets for over 40 plays. He has also participated in more than 30 exhibitions, including 9 personal exhibitions and his work can … 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