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!


Wednesday, 6 June 2018

How to think when you WRITE FAKE ADVERTS tutorial! #WORDYWEDNESDAY

Hooray! It's Wordy Wednesday!

Today we're discussing fictional adverts and promotional materials. There's a lot to chat about here and I've a feeling we'll return to this subject in the future, as it's a fun one.

Looking for more? We've got you covered. 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!




Monday, 4 June 2018

See us LIVE THIS WEDNESDAY in a MASSIVE SHOW on YOU TUBE!

We're so excited to announce that we'll be appearing LIVE 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'll be joining 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 going to be streamed LIVE on YOUTUBE, so you can watch it no matter where you are in the world!

You can watch the show LIVE on YOUTUBE RIGHT HERE!

Lorenzo!

Sunday, 3 June 2018

The FULL SET of 150 ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY How to THINK when you DRAW tutorials! #SkillUpSunday!

For those of you that like everything neatly organised, here's links to EVERY ONE of my first 150 how to THINK when you draw TUTORIALS, in ALPHABETICAL ORDER for #SkillUpSunday! Enjoy, link, pin, share! Cheers!

Lorenzo!

How to draw ANGRY EXPRESSIONS 
How to draw BIRD HEADS
How to draw BOOKS
How to draw BOXES  
How to draw BREAKING GLASS
How to draw BRICKWORK 
How to draw CABLES and WIRES  
How to draw CAR CHASES
How to draw CATERPILLAR TRACKS
How to draw CAVES 
How to draw CHARACTERS (3-SHAPES)
How to draw CHARACTERS (FLIPPED-SHAPES)
How to draw CHARACTER SHAPES 
How to draw COMIC COVERS 
How to draw COMPOSITION 
How to draw CROSS-CONTOURS
How to draw EARS 
How to draw FABRIC 
How to draw FEET & SHOES
How to draw FEMALE HANDS PART ONE
How to draw FEMALE HANDS PART TWO
How to draw FOREGROUND MIDGROUND BACKGROUND
How to draw GAME BUILDINGS
How to draw GEMS and CRYSTALS
How to draw GIRL'S HAIR
How to draw GRASS 
How to draw HAIR (1940s styles)
How to draw HAPPY EXPRESSIONS 
How to draw HORNS
How to draw HORSE HEADS 
How to draw IMPACT DEBRIS 
How to draw IN 3D 
How to draw INTEGRATING LOGOS
How to draw INTERIOR BASICS
How to draw IN-WORLD TYPOGRAPHY 
How to draw JUNGLE PLANT CLUSTERS 
How to draw JUNK HOUSES
How to draw LAMP POSTS
How to draw LAVA 
How to draw LIGHTNING and ELECTRICITY 
How to draw MECHANICAL DETAILS 
How to draw MUSHROOMS and FUNGUS
How to draw MONSTER HEADS 
How to draw MONSTER TENTACLES
How to draw MOUNTAINS
How to draw NEGATIVE SPACE  
How to draw NEWSPAPERS
How to draw NOSES
How to draw PERSPECTIVE BOXES
How to draw PIGS
How to draw POD HOUSES
How to draw POURING LIQUID  
How to draw ROBOT ARMS  
How to draw ROCK FORMATIONS 
How to draw RUNNING FIGURES
How to draw SAUSAGE DOGS
How to draw SEA WEED   
How to draw SHADOW COMPOSITION
How to draw SHOULDER ARMOUR
How to draw SIEGE WEAPONS
How to draw SILHOUETTE THUMBNAILS
How to draw SMOKE EFFECTS
How to draw SNOW
How to draw SPACE BIKES  
How to draw SQUIRRELS 
How to draw STICK FIGURES
How to draw THE HORIZON
How to draw TIKI STATUES
How to draw TREASURE CHESTS
How to draw TREE BARK  
How to draw TREE ROOTS 
How to draw VEHICLES 
How to draw VINTAGE PLANES 
How to draw WATER 
How to draw WOODEN HOUSES

Friday, 1 June 2018

How to THINK when you draw HORNS tutorial taster

This week's tutorial for The Phoenix is How to THINK when you draw HORNShere'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 100 ONE HUNDRED FREE TUTORIALS!
Lorenzo!