Concepts for Illustrators

We are continually inspired by our artists and illustrators who use Concepts to imagine, design and create worlds (even as they travel around the world). From beautiful artistry to professional drawing techniques, these illustrators have shared their stories and tips to help you fine-tune your creative flow.

A Fresh Batch of Cake Drawing Tips, with "Designer Baker" Frances Quinn
Imagining the Grinch: Creating Concept Art for Film, with Illumination Director Yarrow Cheney
The Art of Storyboarding, with Mimi Chao
Draw a City-Scape, with Erica Christensen
Comic Character Sketching, with Mikey Martinez
Creativity is Transformative, with Dave Peterson
(Good) Texture Makes It Taste Good, with Erica Christensen
Character Sketching Basics, with Erica Christensen
How to Make an Easy Reflection, with Erica Christensen
Draw Your Own Hand, with Lasse Pekkala
3D Rendering a Mechanical Ibis, with Michael McFadyean
Creating Geometric Animal Art, with Cristina Marcos
How to Draw Wood Textures, with Erica Christensen
How to Draw Metal Textures, with Erica Christensen
From Rough Sketch to Final Render, with Erica Christensen

If you'd like to learn more about how to draw your own ideas, check out our free Learn to Draw Series on YouTube, filled with drawing techniques by designer Lasse Pekkala.

Do you have an illustration story you’d like to share? We’d like to hear about it. Please send us an email at concepts@tophatch.com.