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Freehand Drawing: Quetzalcoatl – The Feathered Serpent

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Freehand drawing Quetzalcoatl – The Feathered Serpent

Dessin a main libre – Le Serpent à plumes

created in Manga Studio MX4 software on a Wacom Cintiq 21UX by artist and illustrator Ian David Marsden
All Rights Reserved ©2015 Ian David Marsden http://www.marsdenillustration.com

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T-shirt illustrations for pro wrestler Johnny Mundo – formerly John Morrison

T-shirt illustrations
for pro wrestler Johnny Mundo – formerly John Morrison

by Illustrator Ian David Marsden

T shirt illustrations for pro wrestler Johnny Mundo

 

I was delighted when I was asked by pro wrestler Johnny Mundo
to design a series of illustration for original t-shirts and sportswear
featuring his wrestling persona, signature moves and slogans.

First designs are now online and available for purchase in the shop:

http://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestler-t-shirts-1/johnny-mundo/this-is-my-world.html

More designs to follow very soon.

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Interview with Illustrator Ian David Marsden in FrenchEntrée Magazine

Interview with Illustrator Ian David Marsden in French Entrée Magazine
Issue 108 , Jan/Feb 2015

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Sylvia Davis from FrenchEntrée speaks with Ian David Marsden about living and working in the little wine village of Vacquières, in the Hérault region of the Languedoc-Roussillon. France.

http://www.frenchentree.com

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Halloween Monster Drawing Tutorial Videos Wacom Cintiq and Adobe Illustrator

Halloween Monster Drawing Tutorial Videos in Adobe Illustrator

Just in time for Halloween: A brand new series of “How To Draw” videos where I show how I create a basic rough sketch in Autodesk SketchBook  Pro software.
>LINK to software

This is what the rough sketch looked like when it was completed:
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and then I placed this rough sketch on a template layer inside my Adobe Illustrator document and drew and inked the line art for the three characters, the Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin, the witch/vampire lady and the werewolf.
Finally I also colored the artwork in illustrator using flats and shading and also several gradients.

The final artwork looks like this and is 100% vector art so it has no pixels and can be scaled to any size losslessly.

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Follow me along in the following tutorial videos. If you have any questions please post them as a comment under the videos in my YouTube channel and I will try to answer them as quickly as possible.
Also please don’t forget to like my Facebook page to stay updated about new projects and new videos I am uploading. Facebook is also a good way to get in touch with me if you have any questions about what I am doing in these videos.

Video 1: Digital Sketching in Autodesk SketchBook Pro

Video 2: Inking the lines of the Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Pumpkin in Adobe Illustrator

Video 3: Inking the lines of the witch/vampire lady character in Adobe Illustrator

Video 4: Inking the lines of the fierce werewolf cartoon character in Adobe Illustrator

Video 5: A look “behind the scenes” of the final color vector Halloween art in Adobe Illustrator

Thanks for watching. Please visit my website http://www.marsdenillustration.com for by bio and more samples of my artwork.
I am an independent illustrator and I am available for projects.

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Live Sketching a Dragon in Autodesk SketchBookPro 6

Live Sketching a Dragon in Autodesk SketchBookPro 6

Artist, illustrator and Cartoonist Ian David Marsden, live drawing video
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This is a brief video in which I am live sketching a cartoon dragon lady in Autodesk Sketch Book Pro 6 software on my Wacom Cintiq 21UX.

Ian David Marsden real-time dragon sketch from Ian Marsden on Vimeo.

Dragon Lady Vimeo Ian David Marsden

For other videos of me drawing and sketching please visit my Vimeo and YouTube channels.

https://vimeo.com/idmarsden

https://www.youtube.com/user/idmars10

Drawing a dragon lady in SketchBook Pro software. This is just a rough sketch.

Ian David Marsden

From time to time I will post short videos and tutorials of how I work in various software suites.
I hope you enjoy them.

Ian Marsden

 

All artwork © Copyright 2014 by Ian David Marsden
More information about Ian, a brief biography, some testimonials and a client list can be found HERE.

Contact Ian Marsden for a free quote for your project: E-mail

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