July & August 2020 Reviews Roundup




I didn't put out July's roundup because there wasn't enough reviews worth making a roundup for. So I've combined two months instead.

I'm starting to get back into the groove of putting out more reviews. Hopefully I can keep this going.

Books

Black Book: The Art of Jim Starlin
Black Book: The Art of Bart Sears
Black Book: The Art of Andy Smith
The Story of Inc
Forced Perspective Dioramas by Ivar Kangur
The Art of the Last of Us Part II
How to Think When You Draw Volume 3
Fundamentals of Creature Design: How to Create Successful Concepts Using Functionality, Anatomy, Color, Shape & Scale
The Worlds Beyond: From the Sketchbook of Anthony Waters
Art Fundamentals 2nd edition: Light, shape, color, perspective, depth, composition & anatomy
Modern Watercolor Botanicals: A Creative Workshop in Watercolor, Gouache, & Ink

Product reviews

XP-Pen Innovator 16 Pen Display
Surface Book 3 (Intel i7 + NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650)
Desklab 4K USB-C Portable Monitor
Surface Go 2 (Intel Core m3-8100Y)
Micro Portable Painter Palette
ASUS ROG Strix XG17AHP Portable Gaming Monitor
ASUS Mini PC ProArt PA90 review from a Visual Content Creator
XP-Pen Surface Pen
Escoda Ultimo and Aquario watercolour mop brushes
Artisul M0610 Pro graphics tablet
Samsung Tab A 8.0 with S Pen (2019)
XP-Pen AC41 & AC42 Display Tablet Stand
Gaomon M106K Pro drawing tablet
Huion Kamvas Pro 24 Pen Display (1440P + 100% sRGB)
Huion Kamvas 22 Plus pen display
Paperlike, that $40 matte screen protector
C-FORCE Portable USB-C Monitor (CF011X Pro)
Strathmore Watercolor Travel Journal (300gsm 100% cotton)

Youtube videos

Gaomon M106K Pro drawing tablet (review)
Sketching Apple Marina Bay Sands (vlog)
Makeshift Vegetable Stall (Straight to Ink Sketching Tutorial)
Artist Review: Samsung Tab A 8.0 with S Pen (2019)
Just Draw Botanicals by Helen Birch (book review)
Sketching a Makeshift Vegetable Stall (vlog)
XP-Pen 15th Anniversary Product Unboxing and Giveaway
PaperLike review: Can a $40 Matte Screen Protector be Worth the Money?
Series 4 Colours from Daniel Smith
Huion Kamvas Pro 24 vs Kamvas 22 Plus
Sketching at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum #SingapoRediscovers
Micro Portable Painter – Now even smaller (and a GIVEAWAY)
Huion Kamvas 22 Plus laminated display is better than iPad Pro's
Collecting Moments: A Guide To Retro Journaling (book review)
Review: Huion Kamvas Pro 24 pen display
How to Draw with Clean Simple Lines
Good colours from Daniel Smith Series 3
Artist Review: Microsoft Surface Go 2 (Intel Core m3-8100Y)
Nice art on the #NDP2020 Goodie Bag
Partial lockdown has lifted in Singapore (vlog)
Review: BENU Luminous Amber (Glows in the Dark)
Old Shophouses on North Bridge Road (timelapse sketch tutorial)
Artist Review: Surface Book 3 (with Geforce GTX 1650 Max-Q)
ArtGraf colour blocks are NICE for sketching
Review: Desklab 4K USB-C Portable Monitor
Cotton Watercolour Paper Comparison: 0 v 25 v 50 v 100%
Benu Grand Scepter IX glows in the dark (review)
Review: XP-Pen Innovator 16 Pen Display is SOOOooo thin
Buddhist Monastery (timelapse sketch tutorial)
Escoda Ultimo vs Aquario watercolour mop brushes (review)

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