Sketch This for SketchBook Pro and DeviantArt

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Sketch This for SketchBook Pro and DeviantArtArtistic Influences, CONSUME, Digital Paintings, Education, Sketch This

by Hal Hefner on December 9, 2015 with 0 comments

I’ve worked in lots of industries over mu illustriously bizarre career  but mostly in marketing and advertising. I recently started a new gig as a content strategist, working for DeviantArt, developing content for a really cool concept called Sketch This. Sketch This is a series of daily drawing challenges that appears within the mobile APP …

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A List of 7 Unique Influences for my Creativity

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A List of 7 Unique Influences for my CreativityArtist Tips, Artistic Influences

by Hal Hefner on June 2, 2014 with 0 comments

Whether you’re an artist, writer, designer, singer, songwriter, musician, thinker, philosopher, or just a human being in general—you have been influenced by things in your life. These influences shape you and make you who you are. They help you form an opinion a passion and an outlook on life. So I figured I’d share with …

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Ralph McQuarrie and Moebius dead within a week of each otherArtistic Influences, News, Opinionated Opinion

by Hal Hefner on March 12, 2012 with 0 comments

The wold lost  two legends within 7 days of each other (give or take a little)…when famed artists, conceptual masters and creative geniuses, Moebius and Ralph McQuarrie passed away. I wrote a couple of memorial articles on them on the Gates comic book website.  You can see my Ralph McQuarrie one here and the Moebius …

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Ralph McQuarrie has DiedArtistic Influences, News

by Hal Hefner on March 4, 2012 with 0 comments

Today has been an incredibly difficult day. Ralph McQuarrie has died today and it feels like a part of me has died as well. When I graduated from college, Ralph McQuarrie became my teacher. I studied his brush strokes, his use of form, shape, volume, color and lighting. He was an incredible visionary whose artwork brought …

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