We celebrate 100 issues of 2dartist by showcasing some of the incredible talent on show in the covers of bygone years.
In 2006, 2dartist was launched to bring the world the best in sci-fi and fantasy digital art, with each issue packed to the brim with techniques, tutorials, interviews, articles, project overviews and galleries, a perfect place to learn from industry professionals to improve and speed up your digital painting skills, and get inspiration for your creations!
Now 2dartist magazine
is 8 years and 100 issues young (how the time flies!) and remains at the forefront of the digital art industry with the continued contributions of the best artists around today!
We celebrate 100 issues of 2dartist magazine
with a look back at the history of the covers. All back issues are available to download, so simply click on any of the below covers to find out more!
We'd also like to thank those who have stayed with 2dartist magazine for all 100 issues, we salute you! Now let's take a trip down memory lane by looking at our journey so far!
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To get things started, we have the latest cover for issue 100. Click here
to check out what's included in the current issue!
So far, 2014 has also featured stunning sci-fi masterpieces from Derek Stenning
, a seamless fusion of reality and mythology
with Miklós Földi horned cover image, and a look at atmospheric fantasy scenes and sci-fi landscapes
"Contemplated signing up for so long. Don't know why I waited before signing up as this magazine offers an incredible insight to the world of 2D art. Can't wait for next release!”
– Dennis, UK
The covers of 2013
featured characters galore, heroes and villains from Charlie Bowater
to designing costumes for historic characters by Markus Lovadina
. Pyeongjun Parks
also showed us how to create femme-fatales, while Romanov Pavel
embarked upon his Viking adventure by displaying how to create textures and paint materials on Viking warriors.
For good measure, sci-fi engines also jetted in to the scene, with exoskeletons
and a terrific sci-fi concept from Benoit Godde
Buy all of 2013's issues here
"I love this magazine; I am only a hobbyist but I read this magazine all of the time and have purchased every issue. I look forward to receiving the magazine each month!”
– Ken Schaefer, Lake in the Hills, Illinois
2012 was an epic year of creativity for 2dartist
. Featuring a wide range of styles, from fairytales
, and historical figures like Cleopatra
and Joan of Arc
These devilish little piggies for issue 74 cover by Blaz Porenta was a particular highlight.
Buy all of 2012's issues here
The 2011 covers
were a varied bunch, with some ever popular pin-up girls by Serge Birault for May
. We also enlisted the caricature master Jason Seiler for the cover of Issue 63
Elsewhere, there were folklorish creatures
, barbaric warriors
and some massive sci-fi vehicles
, from Simon Dominic Brewer, Jon McCoy and Levi Hopkins respectively.
Buy all of 2011's issues here
"2dartist is a great source of inspiration and tips on how to improve your skills, and speed up your painting process. Besides very detailed step-by-step tutorials, 2dartist magazine will also ensure there are a large variety of topics covered as well"
– Blaz Porenta
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