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Short Tutorials for Digital Artists: some Photoshop, some Gimp, some Printing, some just general techy tips.

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I mentioned in my previous post that I chose a particular shade of green to lift the colours of the Design Seeds palette. So where did I get that particular shade of green that tones so well? I hav. Design Seeds, Shades Of Green, Palette, Notes, Tutorials, Colours, Palette Table, Wizards, Teaching

Newbie Notes: Inverting Colours

I mentioned in my previous post that I chose a particular shade of green to lift the colours of the Design Seeds palette. So where did I get that particular shade of green that tones so well? I have a trick for that using Blend Modes. In Photoshop, Difference and Exclusion are what’s known as Comparative Modes. Don’t…

Newbie Notes: “Index” Mode Shorts Tutorial, Notes, Tutorials, Colour, Ink, Button, Digital, Prints, Color

Newbie Notes: “Index” Mode

Have you ever come across images that you can't seem to edit, copy or move to another document? And when you look at the layer, it says Index instead of Background? Many clipart images are like this. Having accumulated lots of Public Domain pieces of clipart when I first started to get interested in digital…

Newbie Notes: Using Pattern Files Shorts Tutorial, Any Images, Photoshop, Notes, Tutorials, Patterns, Prints, Artist, How To Make

Newbie Notes: Using Pattern Files

As promised, here is a brief tutorial on how to use the COLOURlover's pattern files in Photoshop. Many of these steps apply to using any pattern and can be adapted. (If you want to make a pattern from a part of any image, there is a good video tutorial here on About.com) Here are step-by-step…

DIGITAL INKING: How to add an inked border Shorts Tutorial, Photoshop, Notes, Tutorials, Ink, Digital, Cards, Maps, Playing Cards

Newbie Notes: Digital Inking

One element in my mini-kit Honeycomb is a daisy mat which I then "inked" for the card shown at the beginning of the post. (See April 19) Warm thanks to those who commented and asked me to share this technique. It's lovely to have your feedback :-) Digital inking can be accomplished by tweaking a …

Newbie Notes: “Index” Mode Shorts Tutorial, Notes, Tutorials, Colour, Ink, Button, Digital, Prints, Color

Newbie Notes: Digital Inking

One element in my mini-kit Honeycomb is a daisy mat which I then "inked" for the card shown at the beginning of the post. (See April 19) Warm thanks to those who commented and asked me to share this technique. It's lovely to have your feedback :-) Digital inking can be accomplished by tweaking a …

Newbie Notes: “Index” Mode Shorts Tutorial, Notes, Tutorials, Colour, Ink, Button, Digital, Prints, Color

Newbie Notes: Eyedropper Tool

The blending panels for the Color Challenge swatches have been enthusiastically received, so I will be including any that I make for future kits. Or at least some of them - for my current WIP I'm up to 11! Not all blends yield pretty results, but its all about the experimentation. Kirsten mentioned she didn't…

4SHARED DOWNLOADING: Which Download Button is the Right One? Have Fun, About Me Blog, Tutorials, Button, Buttons, Knot, Wizards, Teaching

Newbie Notes: 4shared Downloading

The download page for 4shared has become a nightmare, with five - FIVE! - download buttons showing in my browser. So I made a little graphic to make things a bit easier. This may not be the only way that works - if you have success with some other, go right ahead doing what works…

Newbie Notes: “Index” Mode Shorts Tutorial, Notes, Tutorials, Colour, Ink, Button, Digital, Prints, Color

Newbie Notes: 4shared Downloading

The download page for 4shared has become a nightmare, with five - FIVE! - download buttons showing in my browser. So I made a little graphic to make things a bit easier. This may not be the only way that works - if you have success with some other, go right ahead doing what works…

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