From the publisher:
Industry professional Devin Elle Kurtz inspires and instructs in her debut art book. In addition to sharing how she navigated the various paths of education, work, and personal struggles, Devin reveals her approach to color, light, and storytelling. Readers will find theory, techniques, and favorite tools sitting alongside step-by-step tutorials to help them unlock their own artistic potential.
Illustrator and concept artist Devin Elle Kurtz shares her journey, from childhood ambitions to be an artist and finding the best educational fit, to working in the industry as she continues to develop her craft. The Art of Devin Elle Kurtz bursts with the stunning color, light, and storytelling that Devin has mastered, using traditional and digital methods. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a young industry professional. Devin recalls navigating educational opportunities, looking for the combination of formal classes and personal study that suited her needs. Color and light play a huge part -- whether she uses traditional or digital techniques -- and specially commissioned tutorials give aspiring artists the chance to sample her methods while evolving their skills. Readers will also enjoy the intriguing subject of storytelling, as Devin explores the themes that feature the most in her own work, including where they originated from. These insights and reflections are not only fascinating, but also help readers unlock their own authentic storytelling potential.