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What are some good drawing programs to use with a ugee m708 on a macbook pro? [on hold]

i'm just another beginner who wants to get into digital art but got the tablet before anything else.
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can you make textures in magicavoxel?

I'm working on a project that allows the player to purchase different skins. Can you make textures in MagicaVoxel? If not what are some good programs to make textures? I aiming to make blocky 3d ...
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Need feedback - Can the composition/colors of this design be fixed if something is lacking or is not a better fit?

My boss didn't found it (images are at bottom) perfect. Although he couldn't explain it specifically, but he gave an hint about light / color tone / background and sky related problems. After talking ...
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How do I use the Duplicate Brush in Krita? (on a tablet)

I'm getting into digital art, and I want to make a pair of twins. Because I suck at making things the same, I think the Duplicate Brush is what I need. But how do I find and use it? This was the ...
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How to mention the author of an artistic infographic?

I realized an "artistic page" for a social campaign which has been published on the webpage of an association. The project was realized through Photoshop and Illustrator and what I gave to the ...
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So…Are We Artists, or Not? [duplicate]

In a recent post (entitled 'Customer Requests (Sometimes) Drive Me Bonkers!'), I referred to myself as an artist, and made reference to the Renaissance. Among the many helpful responses I got, someone ...
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What is this type of graphic art design style called?

Hi, can anyone please help me find out what kind of graphic design style this is, and how is it called?
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Is there a specific technique graphic artists use for this illustration?

I've always wondered if there was a specific method/technique that graphic artists use to create the patterning in this croc?
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What is this kind art called?

There are many different kinds of concept art, but I'm very interested in this style. What is this style called? art by: Marco Bucci
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Inkscape draw silhouette

I'm new to vector art in general and for practice i'm trying to create a black/white fox head. What is the procedure/steps to draw a picture alike the image below in Inkscape? I tried doing it in many ...
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What kind of art style does Kurzgesagt use?

Kurzgesagt has a very distinctive, vector-based animation style that uses lots of gradients and an attractive, high-saturation colour palette. My question is, what kind of art style is this? I ...
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My scanned fine line work to look like broken lines when scanned in Photoshop

I created a fine arts piece made with 0.03 micron pen and mechanical pencils. I want to showcase the fine lines and tiny dots in my work. However no matter how much I play around with the settings, I ...
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Simple Vector art rejected by Shutterstock because of Bitmapping [closed]

I submitted few simple vector art to ShutterStock but most of them were rejected due to this: Linked Images / Bitmaps / Raster Effects: Vectors containing linked images, bitmaps, and/or raster ...
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cover art for vinyl LP, correct settings in application to do artwork? [closed]

cover art for vinyl LP cover, correct settings in application to do artwork? adobe indesign, photoshop I'm the one who supposed to do artwork for cover of LP (vinyl) What settings for artwork ...
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Can I claim ownership of derivative Illustrations in a book?

I am illustrating a book and I have used some stock art mixed with design in Illustrator and Photoshop along with a few hand drawn pieces. Can I say Illustrated by "my name" if I do use some stock art?...
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What can one do with a collection of unused, quality digital art/graphics? [closed]

TL;DR I’m looking for ideas as to what to do with a large collection of over 1,000 similarly sized and shaped raster graphics. I've been very interested in image processing and graphic design for ...
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My soft brushes in photoshop seem to be pixelated when I use them, how do I make them smooth again?

In Photoshop CC, whenever I use the soft brush on a particular area, the brush seems to be pixelated rather than it's usual smooth. When I zoom in, it only gets worse and the pixelated lines start to ...
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Do any of you know who is the author of this graphic?

My fiance likes a particular artist and he told me once he'd like to get a book of his work. I managed to get a pic of one of his pieces but I can't find out who the author is. I know he has a page/...
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Giving color line drawing a black background in Photoshop

. This is probably an easy question for most of you. I drew this image with pens and scanned it; I want the background to be black, everything that's not the drawing, you know, like the people are ...
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How to create such an artwork effect? [duplicate]

recently I saw this amazing picture on the internet: It's the cover of a music album (Dazzled Sticks). When you look very close to the image, you only see red and blue lines. But when you zoom out, ...
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How alter overall coloring of a complex object? [closed]

I've got following fish object that needs new color: If I change color the fish looks weird and all the outlines are gone (until I change stroke coloring).
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Photo Pop out or Stand out in front of background [closed]

could someone tell me how I would make a photo standout or popout in front of a background, I have corel x3 and adobe photoshop 5.0 Thank you in advance
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How did Escher make his tesselations?

Question for the: Topic Challenge #1 – Famous Designers I remember as a kid my favourite book in the whole house wasn't a book of fairy tales or colourful illustrations. It was The complete works of ...
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What kind of design style is this? [duplicate]

I found these images on Airbnb.com. Just out of curiosity, what's this kind of design work called?
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How to create a “painting by number” picture in photoshop?

I know this question is very counter intuitive. Well, Photoshop is used to alter pictures and I guess there is no way that they can detect, for example where a building ends, or where the outline of ...
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Designed Logo in 1995 for County Little League

Good afternoon, I designed/ won a contest back in 1995 for creating the county that I lived in little league logo. Since then it has been used on their facebook page, etc. A couple years ago I ...
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How should I study the vast subject of Art History?

Since I am a graphic designer I would like to study the subject of art. In doing so, I hope to increase my knowledge on the building blocks of creativity. To me, an obvious first choice of study ...
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How to manipulate a photograph so that it becomes original artwork?

After finding an image on Google images – I altered and added many different effects to the point where it is not recognizable from the original composition. However, when does the shapes and colors ...
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GIMP - How do I change UI DPI?

This is a problem I have been having recently. My screen size has a pretty high pixel density and, as a result, all of GIMP's icons are criminally small and very difficult to look at. I've tried ...
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How to delete the grid in pixel art - Illustrator

I'm doing pixel art with grid tool, but when i save with pdf, i still see the grid. How i delete the grid?
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How to start with graphic design [duplicate]

I am new to this forum. I want to get started with graphic design. I have a linux OS , what software and books do i require to get started? Also i would like to start with pixel art . Hope you can ...
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What is this effect called? [closed]

Like the title said, what is it, I really like it XD
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Vectorize a Photoshop file in Illustrator?

Can you create something in Photoshop, save it, open it in Illustrator, and convert it to a vector? I haven't tried any other things, but I'm trying to make a logo and I'm comfortable with Photoshop, ...
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How to call a genre of art with perfectionistic figures? [closed]

I really like a good combination of clear and harmonic colors and figures. For example, figures can be like in the pictures shown below: ... or in these other two links
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Jobs for a multimedia major

Let me start by saying I only have the option of obtaining an associate's in this major. My local colleges do not have a 4 year degree available for this major. My question is, what are some ...
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Reason to use vector art instead of photos (How to convince a client one style is better than the other)

Context: I did some vector art to use in a login page and adverts. I got cool reviews about it, but my boss prefers real photos instead of vector art. The photos and vector art are for a Business ...
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Rotring 0.6 ArtPen alternative? [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a good calligraphy pen that could serve as an alternative for the discontinued Rotring 0.6 ArtPen?
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Looking for advice on a mood board [closed]

Just wondering if somebody could give me opinions/input into a problem i am having. For a college brief I was required to visually record my journey to work over a period of 2 weeks, then narrow in on ...
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Who is the original author of the popular cubes pattern?

I can’t seem to find who the author of this pattern is (though I do find a lot of people selling it on stock sites). I have a friend who always refers to it as an M. C. Escher pattern, but I’m almost ...
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What is the name of this art deco style font? [closed]

Does any one know the name of this font? I've searched everywhere for it and can't seem to find an exact match. Many similar to it although not the same on some characters.
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What is the style of illustration on this sculpture called? [closed]

What is this style of illustration called? I'd also be interested in the artists name. A friend from Chicago sent this to me. It reminded me of posters from New Orleans that I'd seen for Mardi Gras, ...
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What questions should I ask when giving interviews to a senior graphic designer?

Ok, here's a weird issue I'm facing. My boss (no background in design) has gotten me to interview a graphic/UI design guy the company is hiring. Here's the gist: The job position in this case is a ...
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Which version of the Mac computer is most appropriate for students studying graphic design? [closed]

My daughter is going to be a Freshman at Liberty University this fall. We are interested in knowing which mac version would be recommended as she will be studying Graphic Design. Also we need to know ...
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Style identification – landscape graphics using single monochrome layers of the same tone

I really enjoy these images, I know the second one is from a game, I'm just hoping someone can tell me what these types of art might be categorized as so I could get more into them. Thanks. Sources ...
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Should graphic artists be scared at all about anyone stealing their artworks?

Are you guys scared at all about anyone stealing your art? What should designers do about it if it happens? I want to post my own art at Instagram or Deviant, now that I'm improving but all the time ...
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How can you size exported art for use in Google Presentations without having to resize?

How can I determine the exact size to export art for use in slides of Google Presentations without having to re-size once I bring them in to Presentation? I would like to create the original art at ...
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How to make a multiplied layer become “what you see is what you get”?

I have black lineart for a drawing multiplied over the drawing itself. Because I have little foresight, I had simply painted white wherever I wanted to "erase" the lineart -- since it was just going ...
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Pen tool in Photoshop not becoming larger

How do i create a larger or smaller stroke using the pen tool in adobe photoshop?
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Does a beard highlight or obscure the mouth area?

I'm illustrating a portrait for someone (male), and they have asked that I draw attention away from their mouth for their own personal reasons. Having spent some time thinking about it, the only way ...
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A graphical design to generically demonstrate art as a concept

I am looking for a way to graphically represent a collection of art without showing any particular piece of art because they all vary in style and to not exclude or embrace any particular style in the ...