9 Tips for Outstanding Character Designs

May 2, 2024

Character design is no walk in the park. While some characters may seem deceptively simple at first glance on the movie screen, creating them requires a masterful blend of skill, creativity, and vision. Uncover with us, the nine essential steps…

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Rebelle Master Series: Elegant Style of J.C. Leyendecker

April 18, 2024

Welcome to the Rebelle Master Series! Daniel Ibanez, an American painter and educator takes you on a journey of discovering the unique style and techniques of different traditional artists while trying to recreate it on digital canvas in Rebelle. This…

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Announcing the Rewarded Videos of Tutorial Challenge Vol. 6

April 11, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the best of the Video Tutorial Challenge held in March. Focusing on three topics, these videos bring valuable tips for beginning illustrators, tips for fantasy character creation, and spring-themed painting. Congratulations to the winners and…

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Creating Dimension: A Comprehensive Rebelle Perspective Tutorial

April 4, 2024

Carles Carbonell, a Spanish illustrator and digital artist, provides a beginner-friendly tutorial on how to use the Perspective tool in Rebelle 7. Whether you work with lines or circles or paint a building, street, or city, here are a few helpful tips. Perspective…

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Make Your Colors Pop: Depth and Color Vibrancy Tips

March 21, 2024

Let’s look at the depth and color vibrancy with Ivan Seelnon, motion designer and Rebelle Featured Artist. Even though this topic can be quite challenging to tackle, tips on rendering, shading, colors, and expressionism will help you develop a great technique and…

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A Guide to Color Tracing in Rebelle

February 27, 2024

In a world painted with myriad hues, colors hold the power to evoke emotions, convey messages, and create lasting impressions. For artists, the process of translating inspiration and color schemes from reference images or photographs onto the canvas is both…

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In the Footsteps of Gustav Klimt and Art Nouveau Movement

February 1, 2024

Embark on a captivating artistic journey with Karen Bonaker, a renowned painting educator at Digital Art Academy and Rebelle Featured Artist. Join her as she delves into the intricate world of emulating the iconic style of Gustav Klimt, the famous…

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Papers, Canvases, and Other Art Surfaces Recommended by Featured Artists

December 19, 2023

Rebelle Papers, Canvases, and Other Art Surfaces offer a wide range of high-quality textures for various artistic projects. Whether you are a professional artist or just starting with painting, these sets are designed to enhance your creativity and bring your…

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Layer Blending Modes and Recreation of Rembrandt's Painting

June 28, 2023

If you are looking for new ways to approach your painting, we are excited to provide some tips for you. Rebelle Featured Artist, Angela Tribbeck, opens the door to her creative space and walks us through the use of layer…

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Tips to Create a Perfect Freelance Artist Website

April 27, 2023

If you're a creative soul, you know how fulfilling it is to share your work with others. Gone are the days when freelancing was just a side gig; now, it's a legitimate career path with unlimited potential. Whether it's painting, designing,…

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Not-to-miss Rebelle Paid Courses in 2023

February 2, 2023

Whether starting with painting or transitioning from traditional art, the first steps of navigating a new painting program can be quite intimidating. To ease the process, several accomplished artists and educators decided to offer Rebelle courses or painting courses in…

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Top 5 YouTube Channels Offering Painting Tutorials in Rebelle

January 31, 2023

Do you seek more How To digital painting videos? If your answer is yes, make sure to check out the following channels. We are providing a list of the best names who are currently creating tutorials, painting workshops, and how-to…

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Practical Color Management for Better Prints

September 22, 2022

Color Management can be a complex and tricky subject to understand, let alone master. But understanding some basics and using a few quick tricks can help you get better results, particularly if you want to create your images intending to…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part IV. Final Refinement

August 23, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read the final part, providing tips…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part III. Composition and Details

August 22, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read the third part, providing useful…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part II. Underpainting and Color Choices

August 18, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read part two, full of tips…

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How to Paint a Fantasy Character - Part I. Preparing Canvas and Initial Sketch

August 16, 2022

Dive into fantasy character oil painting with Rebelle Featured Artist and illustrator, Wes Gardner. In this four-part workshop, he will walk you through the whole painting process, from initial thought to the final touch. Read part one, full of tips…

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Prepare for Perfect Prints with NanoPixel Technology

July 27, 2022

Digital artwork is amazing. It’s so quick and easy to save and view your work digitally, but one of the reasons for using natural media simulation software like Rebelle is to get that natural look when you finally print your…

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How to Create a Vibrant Color Palette Using Reference Images

July 14, 2022

Are you looking for some tips on how to choose the perfect colors for your next painting? Rebelle Featured Artist Dame Deviant takes us through a process of selecting a group of reference images to create the desired color palette…

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Artist Coralie Morand Testing Rebelle 5 Pro on iskn Repaper Tablet

July 4, 2022

We are excited to partner with Repaper ambassador and passionate artist Coralie Morand, as she shares her experience using one of a kind iskn Repaper pen & paper graphics tablet while testing Rebelle 5 Pro. Let’s explore with Coralie, how…

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Painting Workshop: Create Unique Mixed Media Landscapes in Rebelle 5 - Part II.

June 30, 2022

Carles Carbonell Bernado, specializing in landscape painting, comes with a second part of unique approach to painting landscapes in Rebelle 5. After laying down the initial layer with oils, now he is picking up watercolors to mix media. See what…

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Painting Workshop: Create Unique Mixed Media Landscapes in Rebelle 5 - Part I.

June 28, 2022

Carles Carbonell Bernado, specializing in landscape painting, comes with a unique approach to painting landscapes in Rebelle 5. He uses oils & watercolors in a way that makes Rebelle’s natural media simulation less intimidating. This approach is suitable for anyone…

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Tips to Create a Perfect Landscape Painting

June 23, 2022

Let's take a look at some rules or good practices you want to follow when it comes to landscape painting and also on painting behavior you want to avoid. Carles Carbonell Bernado, specializing in landscape painting, will lay down these principles…

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50+ Art Hashtags To Use on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

May 19, 2022

Do you use Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and your posts get buried in the depths of internet within seconds? Do you want to give your art more exposure? We have a list of art related trending hashtags that will help your…

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Brush Comparison in Rebelle 5 - Tips by Kuzayova

May 10, 2022

Which painting medium is your favorite? Do you focus on just one or do you use them all? How about a little comparison? Dive in with Rebelle Featured Artist and talented illustrator, Kuzayova, as she compares brushes of five different media.…

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14 Color Trends You'll Want to Incorporate in Your Illustrations

March 10, 2022

Color trends are constantly changing, and designers need to stay ahead of them. How would you describe your style? Is it colorful or minimalist? Or maybe somewhere in between? Whatever your preference, incorporating color into your illustrations is a great way…

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10 Social Networks for Artists to Explore in 2022

February 15, 2022

We are sure there is no need to introduce social networks like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, or YouTube that belong to the most popular platforms for all, not just artists. However, what other platforms should you focus on when it…

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Flame Painter Core Skills Series: Part 4

November 23, 2021

In the previous installment, Harvey Bunda covered the various particle brushes available in Flame Painter. This installment will take you through the stages of spicing up your artwork using a handful of these versatile brushes. He will be explaining how…

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Flame Painter Core Skills Series: Part 3

November 16, 2021

Harvey Bunda, an accomplished art director and keen Flame Painter user, explains how Particle systems make a range of effects possible, in the third part of his Core Skills series on the software. Continue reading to find our more about…

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Flame Painter Core Skills Series: Part 2

November 9, 2021

Did you enjoy the first part of the Flame Painter Core Skills series? In this second installment, Harvey Bunda, an accomplished art director and keen Flame Painter user shows how to use the program’s tools including Symmetry and its Photoshop…

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Flame Painter Core Skills Series: Part 1

November 2, 2021

Just starting with Flame Painter? Look no further! Harvey Bunda, an accomplished art director and keen Flame Painter user has prepared a core skills series full of useful tutorials and tips. In the first installment, Harvey takes a look at…

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9 October Art Challenges You Should Not Miss

September 28, 2021

Artober is almost here! Are you still deciding which art challenge to join? Look no further! We have made a list of 9 art challenges you should definitely not miss this October. The month of October belongs to the arts.…

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How to Trace Colors in Rebelle

September 8, 2021

Among all the amazing features Rebelle software offers, there is one that will help you create beautiful paintings from imported photos easily and effectively. That feature is called color tracing. It is a great way of laying down the preliminary colors that you…

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12 Inspiring YouTube Art Channels

August 3, 2021

The creative world would not be the same without sources of inspiration and platforms where artists can showcase their work and share their experiences with fellow creatives. YouTube has became a great platform for both. We have decided to take…

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5 Tips for Perfect Oil Painting in Rebelle

June 30, 2021

Oil is a fascinating painting medium used by great masters like DaVinci, van Gogh, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Picasso, and now you. Even though it is commonly used, sometimes it can be tricky. We have decided to share 5 tips you should…

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Rebelle 4: Essential Shortcuts You Need to Know

June 18, 2021

Shortcuts are great. With just one simple click, you can execute a task you would need to search the whole user interface for. Rebelle brings the opportunity to set a custom shortcut for almost every action you require for your…

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Creation Methodology of Real Watercolors in Rebelle 4.1 - Tips and Tricks

May 18, 2021

Lubomir Zabadal, an art educator comes with tips and tricks for watercolor painting in Rebelle. In this blog, he examines the creation methodology of watercolor artworks. Dive in to explore the digital possibilities of this fascinating medium and get tips…

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7 Best Services to Sell Art Online

May 6, 2021

Most artists today have no problem creating art. For anyone who’s passionate about what they do, that comes naturally. The biggest challenge for most creatives is selling their work. We are bringing 7 best services that could help you sell…

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Color Palettes from Movies

April 1, 2021

Color is an integral part of how we perceive the world around us. It often carries information about the things we encounter. The color of the objects reveals much more about them than we realize - that's what makes the…

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Rebelle 4 Customization

February 26, 2021

Rebelle provides digital artists with several options for customization. This digital painting software can be adjusted to meet your requirements for seamless work so that you get the most out of it during your creative process. It does not apply…

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How to Touch Vincent van Gogh with Oils in Rebelle 4

February 23, 2021

The look at the night sky is usually magical, however, at the same time disturbing. The master alone probably felt the disruption and immense power of nature as well, which resulted in painting one of his masterpiece artworks, The Starry…

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Frottage - Touch With The Subconscious

July 6, 2020

One hundred years ago, the world was facing a new reality. It was two years after the First World War and Dadaism boldly provoked the art scene with its absurd play, criticism of social conventions and denial of traditional art…

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TOP 10 Inspirational Magazines for Artists

May 28, 2020

Even though there is a ton of resources online, print magazines can still be the greatest source for ultimate art inspiration. They can offer up a wealth of knowledge that will enhance your art regardless of which medium you prefer.…

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Tips for Selling Your Art Online

March 16, 2020

So you have put a lot of time, energy and creativity into your art. Now you are wondering if it can be sold. Rest assured it can. If you are not familiar with how to sell your art online, we are…

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Nature Elements Brushes in Flame Painter 4 and How to Use Them

February 6, 2020

Digital artists are in a constant search for high-quality brushes so it’s good news for them that the most recent Flame Painter version comes with all sorts of brushes for various purposes. In today’s blog, we’d like to introduce presets…

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3 Types of Flame Painter 4’s Multi-brushes That Will Speed Up Your Workflow

September 30, 2019

For the past few decades, the virtual environment and use of technological elements have become a very advantageous instrument for anyone working in the creative field. Having a productive workflow is crucial for the artist’s creative process in today’s saturated…

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Download Free Flame Painter Backgrounds

September 17, 2019

What’s better than a good design? A free good design! With Flame Painter 4, we have created eight unique backgrounds you can download and use in any way you want - either as a wallpaper for your computer or phone…

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10 Amazing Features of Flame Painter 4 You May Not Know About

August 9, 2019

Even though you may use the latest Flame Painter 4 every day, you may not have found all of its secrets. In fact, the recently released upgrade has a few tricks up its sleeve that you probably are not aware…

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New Color Sets webpage for Your Color Inspiration

April 12, 2019

We’re launching a dedicated website for color sets for you to use in Rebelle! We believe the beauty of colors deserves to be celebrated. Therefore we decided to provide you, our color-loving community with a constant lookout for some inspiration, such…

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Rebelle 3 From Artist’s Perspective: Crazy Game & Rational Creation

January 23, 2019

There are many software tools for digital painting in the world. Their visual possibilities are enormous but do you experience the feeling of wonder when a color runs freely over handmade paper or when the drops of color unexpectedly run…

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Watch & Learn: Rebelle 3 Tutorials on Youtube

July 24, 2018

New Rebelle 3 tutorials are available on our Youtube channel. You are welcome to visit and watch the ‘New features series’, the ‘Essential series’ or the ‘Brush Creator series’ on www.youtube.com/EscapeMotions. Here’s what you’ll learn: New Features Series Take a…

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Top reference image websites for your paintings

November 10, 2017

Do you use reference images when painting? If you do, you would agree with us that it is sometimes a great inspiration and makes not only a budding artist’s life much easier to have the right object proportions in front…

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7 practical tips for overcoming creative block

January 18, 2016

In the previous post, we talked about the most inspiring websites that can help spark the artist’s creativity. But what to do when such visual boosting doesn’t help and one finds a creative dead end? Creative block is surely a…

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10 Websites To Help You Spark Your Creativity

November 28, 2015

Dear friends, this blog is a great place to announce the most important milestones from our developers’ lives such as software updates and releases. Nevertheless, it is also a great place to share the best tips and tricks from our…

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New manuals and tutorials for Flame Painter 2.5

March 19, 2014

Hi! Hallo! ¡Hola! Ciao! Do you like Flame Painter, but a manual in English is too difficult for you to understand? We are bringing you three new translations for Flame Painter 2.5 manual:  German Spanish Italian With these translations, we expand our manual…

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Flame Painter 2 Video Tutorials

November 8, 2013

Many of you are calling for tutorials for so long. It is not an easy task for us because we are not native English speakers and would like to make videos as best as possible. With the great help of…

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