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Hey guys, I keep receiving questions about old-school characters and hand-painted textures, that's why I want to keep this tutorials list up as a default.

Epic Bible for cg-artists for FREE (no kidding), there is a few tutorials about hand-paint textures:

Two videos with hand-painted female face:

Tyson Murphy character artist at World of Warcraft team with old-school weapons tutorial:

My Demon Chaser tutorials e-book:…
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Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
I'm 3d character--artist and I've been working in game development industry since 2005.

Here is a gallery of talented husband :iconslipgatecentral:

Current Residence: California,USA, but originally I'm from Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
Favourite genre of music: folk, ost, trance, ambient, chillout.
Favourite photographer: Tonya
Favourite style of art: fantasy,sci-fi
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: Ipod
Wallpaper of choice: Windows default.


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jim9999 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014
You were part of the WoW team? Why does Chris Metzen change the story so often? If you don't mind me asking. By the way, your Shattered Hand orc? awesome. One of my favourites.
TSG-Arakara Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are you still working on WoW ? Any good things you've done for Warlords ?  :D
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I did a lot of stuff for Warlords, just have not had time to process screenshots. I'm not on WOW team anymore though :)
TSG-Arakara Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're on the Overwatch team, I take it ?
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Heroes of the Storm
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megascorcher Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
Your art is absolutely awe-inspiring. You really deserved to get your art featured in Blizzard's games. I especially liked your original character work. Have you, or would you ever take commisions to draw portraits of peoples characters? I know I would seriously want one.
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Many thanks, I'm not available for commissions right now. Thank you for asking though. 
g4ysianch3n Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the :+llama: !! :D
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You're welcome!
Lady-I-Hellsing Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Спасибо за вотч) Вы очень крутая =333
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