I totally agree with Ryan Davidson’s letter in issue 123. Whether it’s comic art or portrait, work in black and white (B&W) is really awesome. Personally I love to work in B&W, especially when it comes to portrait art. For me, less colour digs deeper into the soul of the person being painted. I only do faces without colour. I’d love to see an ImagineFX issue featuring haunting B&W work.
Since reading ImagineFX my skills have developed significantly, so thank you. I’ve attached some of my portrait work and I hope you like it! Étienne Pascal, via email Beren replies Thanks Étienne, and that’s actually quite a timely letter to be writing! I can’t say much more than… buy issue 126. You won’t be disappointed.
Long live Claire
As a huge fan of ImagineFX since 2006, I’ve been so thrilled with the magazine and I think you’ve been doing a wonderful job. It’s my favourite magazine and every month I’m always super excited to get the newest issue in the post.
I just wanted to write to vocalise my support for Claire since reading that letter in issue 122 that attacked her as intentionally sexist, and the previous letter that seemed to imply you were somehow accidentally sexist. One of the beautiful things about art communities and in particular ImagineFX as a magazine and platform is its focus on art and artists, no matter who they are, where they come from, the colour of their skin or what’s between their legs.
As such, it’s especially saddening to see people trying to throw slander around, divide the community and drag identity politics into one of the most equal and open art platforms I’ve ever seen. As Hernan mentioned in the third letter of the same issue, the consistent focus on the art above