Do you love anime? Do you love graphic design? If so, this blog post is for you! In today’s world, anime graphic design is becoming more and more popular. So, in order to stay ahead of the curve, it’s important to learn the basics of this style. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips on how to master anime graphic design. Stay tuned!
If the BLS is to be believed, then graphic design is a dying career. It’s reported that there are a projected 8,200 fewer graphic designers in 2016 than there were in 2014. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) — which does these kinds of reports — uses the term “projected employment change” which means they predict how many people will be employed (or unemployed) at any given occupation in the country, over a specific point in time.
I wanted to quickly write up a tutorial for how to deselect in Photoshop. This is by no means an exhaustive tutorial that covers all the tips and tricks, but it will get you through 95% of the work you might need to do. The first thing that I want to mention is that there are two main ways to deselect in Photoshop: by going to Select->Deselect, or by changing your foreground color and then painting with black on your selection.
Swatches are the fastest way to apply color to the artwork. You can create swatches that use the CMYK or RGB color modes or the LAB color mode. When you create a variety of shapes, you need a variety of fill and stroke colors. To change the stroke color of an object, you can use either a stroke swatch or a global process color from the Color panel or Swatches panel. You can also apply tints, gradients, patterns, and spot colors to swatches. If you assign a global process color to an object or text frame, you cannot edit the color in isolation mode. Using swatches can be helpful when creating art in Adobe Illustrator.
Graphic designers, this one is for you! Today we’ll be discussing vignettes, what they are and how to use them in your design work. Vignettes can be a great way to add visual interest and complexity to your designs, so let’s get started! What is a vignette, you ask? Simply put, it’s a graphical element that can be used to frame or highlight specific elements in your design. By using different shapes, colors and textures, you can create an eye-catching focal point that will draw the viewer’s attention. Let’s take a look at some examples.
Big or small, printing a canvas on a budget does not have to be expensive. I will walk you through 10 budget-friendly options for printing your canvas artwork. I have tried all of these services and stand behind each selection. The quick links below will take you directly to the online store where you can buy the product we discussed. They are my personal favorite options when it comes to canvas printing and is highly recommended by me!
Everyone wants to know what computer is best for editing in Lightroom but the answers are often vague and never help you decide on a computer for your specific needs. For example, a website I found online recommends that you “buy a desktop because it’s more powerful than a laptop.” The problem is, what kind of programs are you going to run on it? Don’t most laptops perform better than desktops with the same budget?
You’ve been thinking about buying a Chromebook for the purpose of drawing. You want to see if a Chromebook could be your cheap alternative to running Windows with Photoshop or OS X with the latest version of Sketchbook Pro. But there are so many options and you’re not sure which one to pick. This guide is designed to help you make that choice.
The easiest way to install Clip Studio Paint brushes is to use an extension called CS Selector. This is a browser plugin that allows you to easily pick up and apply brushes from a variety of sources. The most popular sources included with CS Selector are the Clip Assets Library, and the Anime Studio Community Library. There are also several community-created libraries which contain great resources for artists. Here’s how you go about getting started with CS Selector, and adding brushes from places other than the default locations.
Did you know that 83% of landscape photographers find more opportunities for photography using presets? And did you also know that some digital cameras have built-in settings, which can produce great results? If you’re looking for the best nature presets for Lightroom, you’ve come to the right place.
I’m sure as you browse through your brushes in Procreate, you’re familiar with the built-in tree brush at this point. While it works great, some of us need more variety in our drawings and fewer repeats of the same tree shape. So I’ve created a set of free procreate tree brushes for you to download, use and enjoy!