How to use Magma on your smartphone
Ryan Allan · 2023-08-15T10:38:30+0000
Even though Magma wasn't designed with small phone screens in mind, there are a few different things you can do to become a mobile drawing champion.
Better drawing on small screens in Magma
Ryan Allan · 2023-08-15T10:26:21+0000
If you're using Magma on a small screen, you might loose some precious drawing area to different UI elements. Thankfully, there are some ways you can reduce this and make the drawing experience far more comfortable.
How to set up your Wacom tablet for drawing in Magma
Ryan Allan · 2023-07-24T08:59:52+0000
Wacom offers a lot of room to customize your tablet to suit your specific workflow. In this guide, we'll look at some of the ways you can set up your tablet for drawing and painting online in Magma.
Magma Classroom LIVE recap - Kintsugi - 19 & 22 June 2023
Ryan Allan · 2023-06-26T11:59:02+0000
Another week and another subject to study as we sharpen our digital painting skills in the Magma Classroom. We’ve already covered the fundamentals of painting in our first set of live streams, and in this one we're doing a study of some kintsugi objects
Magma Classroom LIVE recap - Mushrooms - 12 & 15 June 2023
Ryan Allan · 2023-06-26T11:41:35+0000
Another week and another subject to study as we sharpen our digital painting skills in the Magma Classroom. We’ve already covered the fundamentals of painting in our first set of live streams, and in this one we're doing a study of some cool-looking mushrooms.
Painting stone skulls - Magma Classroom LIVE recap
Ryan Allan · 2023-06-12T13:07:11+0000
Here is a quick recap of our recent Magma Classroom LIVE sessions where we make learning art multiplayer. These weekly sessions are aimed at helping beginner digital artists with their painting skills, while giving more experienced ones the opportunity to try painting something different.
Magma Classroom LIVE Recap - Painting Foil Balloons
Ryan Allan · 2023-06-12T12:56:54+0000
Welcome to the Magma Classroom LIVE where we paint online together to grow our digital art skills. In this week's one-hour study sessions, we looked at painting foil balloons.
Whats New in Magma, June 2023
Solomon Blair · 2023-06-08T18:56:22+0000
This recent update is packed with a combination of creative tools and big improvements to the Magma experience.
Magma Classroom Recap - Clouds - 22 & 25 May
Ryan Allan · 2023-05-31T04:56:35+0000
A quick summery of our last set of Magma Classroom live streams where we chose clouds as the subject of our study. It was a challenge to paint them well within the time, but our artists produced great results.
A Magma Classroom Recap - 27 April and 11 May
Ryan Allan · 2023-05-15T12:15:39+0000
Here's a quick summary of what you missed during the Magma Classroom Live session this week. The Magma Classroom is our weekly live stream aimed at beginner digital artists wanting to sharpen their painting skills.
Magma AI | Closed Beta Program - Join Now
Magma · 2023-04-10T22:01:24+0000
Magma announces a closed beta program to try our latest AI features, which are designed to seamlessly integrate into a creative workflow and be used alongside other tools directly within the canvas. This beta program will host VIP professional designers, and invites the first 100 people to signup and gain access to test these features and share feedback. This program will run for approximately 30 days.
Learn and level up in the Magma Classroom Live
Magma · 2023-02-10T10:12:59+0000
We're launching the Magma Classroom live streams dedicated to creative education! These streams will be conducted by industry professionals & talented folks inside and outside of the Magma team who want to share their knowledge, at no cost to you.
Contest: Magma's Hero adventures
Karolina Murawska · 2022-10-14T03:45:51+0000
We're giving away 3 x the One by Wacom —a pen tablet that lets you draw, paint, and sketch with precision—to three lucky artists who can tell us the best story about our Magma's Hero adventures.
Finch – robot Jeff creation process - case study 🤖
Magma · 2022-09-15T09:50:07+0000
If you're interested in the making of the film Finch, want to learn which everyday life objects influenced the appearance of the robot Jeff, or hear some other interesting insights from the movie pre-production phase, be sure to check out an interview conducted by Solomon Blair and managed by Yariv Newman.
Rogue Rascals: A Magma© ComicBook
Magma · 2022-09-15T09:43:14+0000
Are you interested in learning how to draw comic books with your remote team? Watch this talk by Pitch Dev Studios, which presents the use of predefined shapes – a co-developed feature in Magma.
Inventing and rendering environments
Magma · 2022-09-15T07:54:56+0000
The environment design process is entirely different from drawing portraits, designing vehicles, weapons, working on characters, or designing costumes. This significant element of art constitutes an integral part of any video game or animation project. Find example of an environmental art collaboration created jointly in Magma.
The Importance of Learning How to Draw Textures
Magma · 2022-09-15T07:46:55+0000
Learning how to draw from a mentor, art supervisor, or colleague is an excellent way to master your craft. Once you know the basics, it can be difficult to level up without feedback from someone experienced in the field. Find great example of periodic workshops conducted at Magma.
10 creative things to do with artists in Magma
Ryan Allan · 2022-09-14T10:39:34+0000
Do more than just draw with friends in Magma. Here are ten creative things you can do with fellow artists to engage your audiences and start your next awesome project.
Building a daily drawing habit
Ryan Allan · 2022-09-13T02:08:57+0000
Setting out to draw every day can be an exciting New Year resolution, but it can be hard to stick with. Where do you find the time? What do you draw? What if you miss a day? What if I fail? These are questions you might face regularly on your journey. This post has some answers and tips to help you succeed if you are wondering how to build a daily drawing habit to level up your skills.
Magma Talks with illustrator Shauna Lynn
Witold Rosiak · 2022-09-06T09:00:00+0000
Inspiring interview with Shauna Lynn. Learn what a typical workday for a book illustrator looks like, how to deal with deadline pressure, where to look for inspiration and how to develop your own unique artist style to increase your chances of working in the digital art industry.
Advisor Announcement - Michel Besner
Witold Rosiak · 2022-06-22T09:00:00+0000
Magma is honored to announce longtime creative leader Michel Besner is joining our Advisory Board, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the development and marketing of innovative solutions in various fields such as digital twins, business intelligence, social media & news analytics, 2D & 3D animation for television, visual effects and video games.
We stand with Ukraine 🇺🇦
Magma · 2022-05-14T09:01:21+0000
Magma has taken measures tu support Ukraine both as a team and as individuals, and we would like to suggest some ways that you can help, too
The Superhero Project
Karolina Murawska · 2022-04-25T09:00:00+0000
Have you ever wondered if your art can have a huge impact on someone’s life? Well, it CAN! We invite YOU to join our campaign and draw a superhero character for a deserving child. Learn more about The Superhero Project
Collaborative Drawing Contest
Magma · 2021-09-07T09:00:00+0000
Grab your team of 3, and unleash imagination with the Magma Challenge. Show off your creativity and win 3 Wacom One Pen Displays for your crew + 1 year of Magma Pro