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
Artillery Art Awards

Artillery Art Awards

Grafit studio & Artillery event are proud to announce  the first Artillery Art Awards! This year you have a chance to become the first to get the AAA figure and put your name on it. * Category * This year we accept your artworks for the category Digital Illustration. All the info and submiss...continue
Being Good

Being Good

The short film BEING GOOD is about a teenage girl called Embry and her two guardians, the angel Ava and the demon Mal who act as her conscience. While Ava and Mal could easily be considered as “good” and “evil”, the film develops the idea of their humanity and flaws. Being Good is intended to hig...continue
Chrono Legion

Chrono Legion

It’s an anime girl with a somewhat manta ray looking sci-fi hat, okay? For further context, let me elaborate. It started off as a manta ray, that can travel through time, but I only ever draw moe anime girls, so there’s that. It could be colloquially referred to as a Chrono Ray - which may incide...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
and how to be smart about it

Digital Eye Distress

Most probably you have already heard a thing or two about Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Or, if you haven’t experienced some random eye aches or blurred vision yourself, you will probably find a colleague or friend who is dealing with these symptoms.Generally speaking, CVS is associated with the...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

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