Why is Paleoart Important? - A Response to CauPaleontologist and eminent blogger Andrea Cau has recently written a somewhat controversial article (be mindful that it's translated from Italian) about paleoart and what he calls "paleoartismo". Paleoartismo, from what I can understand, is a sort of "acme" paleoart, wherein the illustrator doesn't have a full understanding, or appreciation, of what they're illustrating. The article has generated a bit of flack, and other paleoartists and enthusiasts have written their thoughts in places like here andEWilloughby
New Rules for Our Next ExchangesWe will be introducing some new rules for our Exchanges!Creature-Exchange
1. Entries must be lined and colored.
- No sketches by themselves without color, no lineart without the colors. Sketches may be included on top of a lined and colored entry, but they won't be accepted alone. This applies for traditional and digital.
- Sketchy styles are absolutely fine as well as cleaned up sketchy lineart, the entry doesn't have to have an inked look as long as it's clean enough.
- If you are making a traditional art entry, please draw your design on any kind of blank paper, lined paper will not be allowed.
2. From now on you will be required to answer the following two questions and post them in your finished entry's description. Be sure to keep the prompt you were given in mind when answering them.
1 - What parts of your prompt were written well and easy to understand? Was there anything the writer of the prompt could improve on or include next time they create a prompt?
2 - Please