Art and arroganceI originally posted a version of this in my journal, but the reaction has been so positive that I decided to make it a news article, at Rockinfroggi's suggestion. And thank you to everyone who commented on the original journal!Art and arrogance by SvenjaLiv
I've been spending more time around dA lately, and while most of it is very positive, some of it... well, isn't. People telling each other their work sucks, stop drawing, etc. Or even people looking at my work and saying or thinking that they'll never be as good and getting discouraged.
Please, please, don't. No one is born perfect. No one is born able to compete in the Olympics or paint a masterpiece. I first picked up a pencil when I was one year of age I've had over twenty-two years of near-constant practice, and I have a mother who's an art teacher. I had a load of encouragement and constructive criticism and advice. And I'm still hugely critical of my own work and see a hundred flaws in everything I do. I'm nowhere near reaching my full p
Photomanipulation: A three-part walkthroughI've recently completed this piece: and wanted to share with the dA community the journal/walkthrough I kept as I worked on it.Photomanipulation: A three-part walkthrough by bnolin
You can read it here:
Part One: http://www.digitalimagemagazine.com/blog/featured/tutorial-a-photomanip-journal-part-one/
Part Two: http://www.digitalimagemagazine.com/blog/featured/tutorial-a-photomanip-journal-part-2/
Part Three: http://www.digitalimagemagazine.com/blog/featured/tutorial-a-photomanip-journal-part-3/
The walkthrough covers layer groups, clipping masks, overlay layers, and photo compositing, all in Photoshop. I hope you find it helpful!
|Pieces that were made, while partially using Resources & Stocks from me.|
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Current Residence: … Schlumpfhausen … Earth ... Milky Way ...
deviantWEAR sizing preference: NONE!!!
Print preference: Smallest & cheapest available...
Favourite genre of music: Classic
Operating System: Mac OS X & Yellow Dog Linux, Windows Vista
Wallpaper of choice: 0,99€ per Roll
Skin of choice: Men's
Personal Quote: I've got none!
Too much work and not enough time to create new stocks.
Also, my computer isn't fully working right now so rendering times would be too big to be productive enough, still I will do something new... hopefully soon.
Also, I would like to invite you over to my blog Follow the royal Peach, for more consistent journal posts of mine.
P.S.: Thank you for everyone using my Stocks in their works!!! (I am thinking about featuring some of you guys on my blog)