Top 5 Brushwork Tutorials!

Gumroad resources to help take your art to the next level! The year 2020 and its slew of unprecedented global events have changed how we work, how we learn, and how we take part in art-related activities. Isolation and mostly online-centered communication have left many artists struggling to find inspiration and motivation. At Syn Studio, … 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

Figure Drawing in Montreal : Syn Studio 2017 Edition

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Figure Drawing Workshops around the city have been cancelled until further notice from the Government. However, Syn Studio has a variety of drawing classes that will help you brush up on your knowledge of the human figure ranging and enable you to practice from the comfort of your home. To … 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