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Here are the top ten articles for the Digital Art and Design Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Photorealistic Digital Art for Digital Stamp
In this tutorial, we will learn how to use a Photoshop engraving action to turn a photorealistic image into a digital stamp. Hand drawn illustrations of the 19th century have a special appeal that makes them such a popular clip art. Let's make this type of image from our own digital art.
2. How To Bend Or Curve An Image Photoshop CS Shear Filter
Recently a friend asked me how to bend an image using Photoshop CS. He had a long, thin border image that he wanted to bend into a curve. There are many ways to do this in Photoshop, but the one that worked best for his needs was to use the Shear Filter. Here is how it was done.
3. Export Photoshop Animation to PNG Sequence
Now we will export our Photoshop animation as a PNG sequence of sprites for a sprite sheet.
4. How To Save A Custom Pattern - Photoshop CS
Patterns are used with several tools in Photoshop CS and the program comes with many preset patterns. But there will be times when you want to create your own pattern for a special project. In Photoshop CS it is easy to define a new pattern and save it to the list in the Pattern Picker.
5. How to Print and Cut Clip Art in Silhouette Cameo
Occasionally, you will want to use an image in your Silhouette project that isnt an SVG cut file. In this tutorial, we will import a raster image into Silhouette and use the Trace feature to create a cut line. This is the process you will use to print and cut clip art in your Silhouette.
6. Paper Bead SVG Cut Files
In this Illustrator tutorial, we will continue making an SVG cut file for paper beads. In the previous tutorial, we created a tube and oval bead. Now we will create a cone and hour glass shaped bead.
7. Review - 21-Day Drawing Challenge
In this new lynda.com video training, the author Von Glitschka teaches 21-day, or about 50 minutes, tutorial that will help you challenge and grow as an artist. Although the challenges are for traditional, analog drawing, you can still apply much of what you learn to your digital art.
8. pcCrafter and pcHugClub
When the Internet first started, it was designed to be a text only medium. The idea of images on the web wasnīt even considered. But now, only a few years later, graphics have become an important part of the web. Not only are web designers using images on their web pages, but there are websites
9. Create A Bookmark With Adobe Photoshop CS2
Itīs back to school time and that means lots of books and homework. Why not design some bookmarks to use as an advertising give-away for your business or group. To make a two by eight inch bookmark, all you will need is a photograph of that size or larger and Photoshop CS2.
10. SVG Cut File Design of Top Hat
But the first step was to create the SVG cut file for the top hat. I took the basic measurements of a candle that was about the right size for a mini top hat. That give me the a starting circumference, about 11.8 inches, for the top of the hat.
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