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As a big thank you and a celebration of Volume 2 coming soon I am happy to bring you my out of print sketchbook of observational studies and character designs from 2010. This is 100 pages full of designs and studies from people around the world. I use 3 different methods when observing and studying. 1. Look, draw, look, draw. The act of looking quickly then looking down back and forth until I find what I want to say about the subject. Direct observation. 2. Looooooook Draw. This is when someone has caught my eye and I have but 30 seconds to remember as much as I can about them and then draw them. Prioritizing Design and observations. 3. Look and wait. This method is for when it’s the perfect time to snipe. Pick your subject and remember everything you can like the attitude, clothing, texture, style, face. Then just go about your day. When you get home, think back and draw all that you can retain from earlier that day. Long term memory observation. That’s it. Pay whatever you feel like. All I ask is you tweet, facebook, email, or yell this out to the world and the internet. Thanks again for joining me here and on the web! thanks to you! Have at it, get out there and draw!!! Cheers, Bean

PAY WHAT YOU WANT! That’s right. gumroad.com/l/wWMDP ; As a celebration of the digital store, pay your price for book: No Whip!

Bots, Aliens, and a Spy: OUT OF PRINT 2009 book by Brett2DBean
Bots, Aliens, and a Spy: OUT OF PRINT 2009 book
Click on the link to be whisked away and get a discount too! gum.co/OPwy/BOT
The Out of Print sketchbook from the mind of Brett Bean. 61 FULL COLOR pages of creatures, spaceships, characters, and environments. This has been out of print since 2010 and this is the only way to get these images from my video gaming, "Golden Years."  You will get 2 different PDF's.  One with the original unedited (A few naughty pages) and a new Edited version with artwork from that time period that's never been available before!
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Monster Dames 2015 by Brett2DBean
Monster Dames 2015
Monster and Dame for ECCC. We'll see if it makes it in. Great book and auction for charity each year! Since its inception in 2009, The Monsters & Dames art books and art auctions have raised over $75,000.00 for Seattle Children's Hospital, a premier child health care & pediatric center, recognized as one of the leading hospitals for children.
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So Far, my Out of Print sketchbook now available! by Brett2DBean
So Far, my Out of Print sketchbook now available!
My very first and very Out of Print sketchbook I am happy to be bringing back for digital download here:CLICK  .  67 Black and White pages of creatures, spaceships, characters, and environments.  This has been out of print since 2009 and this is the only way to get these classic "beginnings."  Just wanted to give my deviant art friends a heads up as I post these long out of print books over the next few months!

See a preview on youtube here: YOUTUBE 
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Brett2DBean
Brett Bean
Artist | Professional | Film & Animation
United States
Brett “2D” Bean
Character Designer and Visual Development Artist

After asking to be a drummer to his mother at an early age, Brett Bean was handed a piece of paper and a pencil because it was, “much more quiet.” Unbeknownst to his mother and her simple gesture of headache reduction methodology, she spurred on a career of a full-fledged character design and visual development artist.

Since those fateful years, Brett has contributed to Film, TV, games both digital and analog, pitches, manuals, and books. His Client list Includes Disney TV, Nickelodeon, Nerd Corps., Wizards of the Coast, Bento Box, Shadow Machine, The Hub, Space time Studios, Leap Frog, Rumble Inc., Kellog’s, Gazillion Entertainment., Big Idea Entertainment, Imagine FX and More.
When not working for clients he is busy on his first graphic novel called Space Out! and fine tuning his own pitches for the screen.
With a passion for travel, caffeine, volleyball, Tom Waits, and speaking in the a 3rd person vernacular, Brett currently free-lances, teaches, and lives with his wife Julie, a brilliant jewelry designer, in Pasadena, CA.

Web: 2dbean.com Blog: 2dbean.blogspot.com/ Art Store: beaned.storenvy.com/

Current Residence: Pasadena, CA
Favourite cartoon character: Zap Brannigan
Personal Quote: Be happy with how far you've come but not satisfied with where you're at.
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That's right.  I'll be representing the US in an all star line up for Illustrators Deathmatch in Mexico next weekend!

Illustrators Deathmatch!

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I have the honor of being invited and sharing the stage in Queretaro City at Illustrators deathmatch 2014

They have a list of great talent coming:

www.idmkrone.com/artistas

ALEJANDRO MAGNOZZ SASKIA GUTEKUNTS DENIS ZILBER EL GUNTO HELEN CHEN RENEE CHIO DUNDO LUIS GADEA RAPHAEL LACOSTE

and then there’s lil ol me amongst these amazing artists.  I am stoked and excited to visit a new venue, meet new friends, see old friends, and do a live demo and speak about art!

If you happen to be in Mexico, stop on by!

I am excited for this one!

Now to brush up on my Spanish and stock up on bottled water….

  • Mood: Joy

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ravekitten Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
Your art is just FANTASTIC! I love your conceptual ideas.

~K@
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Entropician Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Professional General Artist
oh man, such a gallery! perfectly varied and genuine creative! I have totally enjoyed it, have a good day bye!;)
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deadslug Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Awesome work =D
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Zeartist Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Your work is a lot of fun!  :)
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kintaraheart Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I adore your stuff man. Seriously.
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kinkei Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Lovely gallery. well worth a watch. :)
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rainsingingdragon Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Student General Artist
Hey man!
I love your style and your colors!
I look forward to seeing more of you! :)
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BambooDo Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
you have a beautiful gallery ! I love your stylization!!
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kshiraj Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Always loved your work. Adding to watch. Keep inspiring.
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ZombieSandwich Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Professional Filmographer
I LOVE YOUR STUFF!
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