Monday, 25 June 2018

Here's a BIG SET of DESIGNS, SKETCHES and ILLUSTRATIONS!

Did you know we post up new sketches, design sets and fully inked illustrations on OUR INSTAGRAM EVERY SINGLE DAY?! Well, we do! If you only follow us here on the blog, you're missing out on about 75% of what we post online each week :) Scroll down for a little selection of some recent ones you may have missed - and there are HUNDREDS MORE in our Instagram gallery HEREwith new ones coming EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK!

Lorenzo!



Sunday, 24 June 2018

How to THINK when you draw using the SHATTER TECHNIQUE tutorial #SkillUpSunday!

It's #SkillUpSundayLet's kick things off with  a BRAND NEW tutorial - How to THINK When You Draw using the SHATTER TECHNIQUE!

And join us on OUR TWITTER TODAY for #SkillUpSunday, as we have TONS more FREE TUTORIALSREFERENCE SETS and RESOURCES coming for you! GO HERE to see more!

And if you want EVEN MORE, here's links to 150 ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FREE TUTORIALS!

Lorenzo!



Friday, 22 June 2018

How to THINK when you draw THE HORIZON tutorial taster

This week's tutorial for The Phoenix is How to THINK when you draw THE HORIZONhere's a taster! 

And don't forget to join us on OUR TWITTER THIS  SUNDAY for#SkillUpSunday, for LOADS more NEW tutorials and references!

And if you want EVEN MORE, here's a link to 150 ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FREE TUTORIALS!
Lorenzo!

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

How to think when you WRITE A MEET CUTE tutorial! #WORDYWEDNESDAY


Writing pencils, pens and keyboards ready? 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... it's WORDY WEDNESDAY!

This week we're taking a dip into tropey waters with the ever popular MEET CUTE. But there's more to this film classic than first meets the eye...

Want more? We got ya! You'll find my first 25 tutorials in one handy collection by clicking the link AT THE BOTTOM.

See you next time!

Updated WEEKLY - Available FOREVER.

Robin!




Sunday, 17 June 2018

How to THINK when you draw PILLOWS and CUSHIONS tutorial #SkillUpSunday!

It's #SkillUpSundayLet's kick things off with  a BRAND NEW tutorial - How to THINK When You Draw PILLOWS and CUSHIONS!

And join us on OUR TWITTER TODAY for #SkillUpSunday, as we have TONS more FREE TUTORIALSREFERENCE SETS and RESOURCES coming for you! GO HERE to see more!

And if you want EVEN MORE, here's links to 150 ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FREE TUTORIALS!

Lorenzo!



Saturday, 16 June 2018

New Etherington Brothers PODCAST! Listen to our TOP TIPS on RUNNING A KICKSTARTER, sticking to your ARTISTIC ETHICS, and SELF-PROMOTION!

VERY excited to announce the release of a BRAND-NEW podcast in which we discuss how YOU can build to your Kickstarter SUCCESS, why it's SO IMPORTANT to remain true to your artistic VISION and ETHICS, and why you should always appreciate and respect your followers, and strive to bring them REAL VALUE! It's a fun show :)

The show was recorded with the AWESOME Chris "The Voice" Hendricks over at COMIX CENTRAL, and you can listen to the ENTIRE THING (sound quality from our end is a bit uneven at the very start, but it soon levels out) RIGHT HERE!

And we'll be posting a FULL ARCHIVE of all our previous podcasts up here very soon, stay tuned...!

Lorenzo!

Friday, 15 June 2018

How to THINK when you draw NEWSPAPERS tutorial taster

This week's tutorial for The Phoenix is How to THINK when you draw NEWSPAPERShere's a taster! 

And don't forget to join us on OUR TWITTER THIS  SUNDAY for#SkillUpSunday, for LOADS more NEW tutorials and references!

And if you want EVEN MORE, here's a link to 150 ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FREE TUTORIALS!
Lorenzo!

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

How to think when you WRITE CAPTION BOXES tutorial! #WORDYWEDNESDAY

Back once again like a renegade master - it's Wordy Wednesday!

Comic fans rejoice, we're taking another look at the page. Today I'm casting my eye over CAPTION BOXES. They're useful little critters and worth discussing.

Still hungry? Then eat, my friends. You'll find my first 25 tutorials in one handy collection by clicking the link AT THE BOTTOM.

See you next time!

Updated WEEKLY - Available FOREVER.

Robin!





Sunday, 10 June 2018

How to THINK when you draw VINTAGE SPACE BIKES tutorial #SkillUpSunday!

It's #SkillUpSundayLet's kick things off with my How to THINK When You Draw VINTAGE SPACE BIKES tutorial!

And join us on OUR TWITTER TODAY for #SkillUpSunday, as we have TONS more FREE TUTORIALSREFERENCE SETS and RESOURCES coming for you! GO HERE to see more!

And if you want EVEN MORE, here's links to 150 ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FREE TUTORIALS!

Lorenzo!



Friday, 8 June 2018

How to THINK when you draw GEMS and CRYSTALS tutorial taster

This week's tutorial for The Phoenix is How to THINK when you draw GEMS and CRYSTALShere's a taster! 

And don't forget to join us on OUR TWITTER THIS  SUNDAY for#SkillUpSunday, for LOADS more NEW tutorials and references!

And if you want EVEN MORE, here's a link to 150 ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FREE TUTORIALS!
Lorenzo!

Thursday, 7 June 2018

You can now see yesterday's MASSIVE LIVE EVENT on YOUTUBE!

So yesterday we appeared at the GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL in front of a 2,000-strong audience as part of a HUGE LIVE SHOW to celebrate the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour 20th Anniversary!

We were joined by a truly STAR-STUDDED lineup of the VERY BIGGEST NAMES in books - CRESSIDA COWELL (How to Train Your Dragon), JACQUELINE WILSON (Former Children's Laureate), CHRIS RIDELL (former Children's Laureate) and PAMELA BUTCHART (There's a Werewolf in my Tent)!

And the VERY best part of it all, is that the WHOLE SHOW is NOW ON YOUTUBE, free for everyone, forever!

We closed out the show, (our segment begins at 1:09:18 and runs for about 12 minutes) see the whole thing NOW RIGHT HERE!

Lorenzo!

Announcing MASSIVE LIST of NEW TOUR DATES!!!!

Excited to announce a WHOLE LOAD of NEW TOUR DATES for the second half of 2018! Come see one or both of us at the following events:

JULY 4th: COLEFORD FESTIVAL OF WORDS
SEPTEMBER 22nd - 23rd: THOUGHT BUBBLE COMIC CONVENTION
SEPTEMBER 27th: JERSEY FESTIVAL OF WORDS
OCTOBER 13th - 14th: LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMICS FESTIVAL (Including the STRANSKI EXHIBITION)

See you at one of them!!!

Lorenzo!