Art War III

Art War III

We are excited to announce our sponsorship with cubebrush for their third Art War competition. Amongst other things the winners can win copies of the magazine and will be featured in the next edition of Firestarter. EDIT: The deadline has been postponed for another 7 days to the 13th of January!"...continue
Clip Studio Paint

Clip Studio Paint

by Jasmin Darnell. When creating an artwork from scratch in Clip Studio, the first thing I do is create an illustration canvas with a familiar paper size, like A5 or B4, and I set the paper color to a muted pale pink or yellow which is easier on the eyes to draw on than stark white. All my sketch...continue
Demo Daze

Demo Daze

I needed to share this with as many artists as I could before the buzz of this past weekend wore off! I feel like I found a unicorn! I discovered a new avenue for artists and makers. This is an avenue where you get to work with new art mediums, where people not only want your opinion, but respect...continue
Everybody Poops

Everybody Poops

When speaking with fellow creatives at work or at conventions, there's a particular conversation segment that seems to come back often. Picture a group of people either looking at some art or talking about a specific artist and someone will usually say "This artist makes me mad, he or she makes m...continue
Firestarter Community Magazine #3

Firestarter Community Magazine #3

The last article posted for the Firestarter site was of the same kind as this one. The announcement for the new edition of the magazine was in October and a lot has happened since then. Obviously the focus was on improving the print product which made the content of the website take a step back. ...continue
Firestarter Mag #2

Firestarter Mag #2

A day ago I came back from Playgrounds 2017 – The Art Department, the event that hosted the second issue of the Firestarter Community Magazine. 1.500 copies were given to the attendees and now it is time to upload what I have been working on for the past months and make it available to everyone.I...continue
Firestarter Magazine #4

Firestarter Magazine #4

Release the Kraken! It has been a while since the last magazine but we are finally finished and the monster has gone to print. The first editions will be brought to the August festivals Industry Workshops London, Futuro Varna and d2 Vienna. That doesn't mean that our Patrons cannot already enjoy ...continue
Our first monthly digital mag is out!

Firestarter Magazine #5

The first monthly edition of Firestarter has just been published and you can download it on Patreon, Gumroad and Cubebrush. All these marketplaces can be reached through here so don't hesitate to check it out!An important step in this project, meaning for me personally a really big deal, especial...continue
Firestarter Magazine #6

Firestarter Magazine #6

With number six of this product we end the tradition of printing magazines twice a year. The next edition will be printed annually and come out in August. There are many reasons for this but the most important ones are that it is really tough to get the information for the upcoming events when mo...continue
We have a new addition to announce.

Firestarter Monthly

Dear readers,we are happy to announce that starting 2019 we will have a ten webzines additionally to the two main ones. You will be able to get them through the Patreon account of Firestarter but we will also upload them on Cubebrush and Gumroad in case you want to be more selective with your pur...continue

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