ARTIST OF THE YEAR

It’s been another outstanding year of inspiring community work on AREA and it’s now time to vote for the AREA Artist of the Year 2018. Good luck to all the nominees!

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Image courtesy of Tsubasa Nakai

June Artist of the Month

Meet Tsubasa Nakai and enjoy his wild characters.

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Pro animator Gwen Frey takes on character modeling

Meet Gwen Frey, former AAA game developer turned founder and artist at The Molasses Flood game studio and watch the design and modeling of her character, "Quat" at 100x!

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