Recently a friend of mine posted a very “Artist Problems” meme which basically had a haha yeah I know that feeling cartoon of a person diligently finishing lineart on a drawing only to realize they drew all their lineart on the sketch layer. The person said “I hate everything” at the end. We’ve all been there as digital artists. Do you know how to recover?Continue reading Drawing Lineart on the Wrong Layer: How to Recover
Someone on Facebook recently asked… How can I get something to look iridescent digitally? So I worked up a Photoshop tutorial with a couple of examples on how you can utilize curve modification, layer blending styles, and gradient maps so you can get an iridescent effect that you want! Hopefully this helps (and you can read my writing, that’s also something). I hope you enjoy this iridescent Photoshop tutorial! Continue reading How to get an Iridescent Effect in Photoshop
Don’t touch anything
Just wanted to get that out of the way really quickly! Before you start freaking out, just leave it alone.
I write this coming off of a short freakout while I was working on an illustration. I was minding my own business, doing the usual, when suddenly after using one of the adjustment tools, photoshop decided it was going to corrupt every visible layer on my file.
This is not the first time this happened to me.
Continue reading What to do when photoshop abruptly corrupts your layers on your file
This came about on a group I am part of. The group consists of amateur, novice, hobby, and professional artists who all utilize a print-on-demand service. While often times there are discussions about copyright, fanart, and sales, this person was saying that she had a shop open and someone said her images looked “blurry”.
Continue reading Why you should never scale your images up