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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. How To Bend Or Curve An Image Ė 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.
2. Export Photoshop Animation to PNG Sequence
Now we will export our Photoshop animation as a PNG sequence of sprites for a sprite sheet.
3. 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.
4. Design a Paper Bead SVG Cut File
Paper jewelry is a very popular craft. Just look on Pinterest to see some of the beautiful hand made jewelry. I wanted to include some paper beads in my August altered art project for the Robinís Nest Design Team. Of course, that lead to an SVG cut file for making paper beads.
5. 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.
6. How to Print and Cut Clip Art in Silhouette Cameo
Occasionally, you will want to use an image in your Silhouette project that isnít 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.
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. Santos Cage Doll SVG Cut File - First Steps
Now that I am on the altered art design team for The Robinís Nest company, ideas for SVG cut file projects have been swimming around in my head. One altered art project that seems to be very popular is the altered Santos type cage doll. So I decided to create my own SVG cut file.
9. 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.
10. How to Sell Digital Products
As a digital artist, one option for selling your artwork is as digital scrapbooking products. As you might imagine, it is very difficult to get a job as a digital scrapbook product designer, due to the competition. So, where else can you sell your digital products? What are your options?
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