As I said in my previous journal entry, I will occasionally be featuring some groups (by theme) who have accepted or requested some of my works as a little thanks. Today's theme is fanart and fandom related artwork.
Community Week - Using Adobe Photoshop for GIFsPhotoshop for GIFs!Community Week - Using Adobe Photoshop for GIFs by iAmAneleBiscarra
Adobe Photoshop CS5 is commonly used to create stunning digital art. Photomanipulations, digital paintings, and many other kinds of images can be formed through Photoshop. However, there is also a command in Photoshop where animated gfis can be created. Options for animations that are available are easy to manipulate, that's why Photoshop can be a great tool for creating simple gifs that can be used for making a still image more interesting.
Here are some gifs made with Adobe Photoshop CS5:
The software used for these animations was Adobe Photoshop CS5, but the features can also be found in other Photoshop versions. Here are some of the things that you need to know about using Photoshop for your next gif:
The following information would be based only on the author's experience in using Photoshop for animation.
Before Photoshop: Preparing your Frames
PE: Contrast in Digital ArtThis article aims to introduce different kinds of ‘contrast’ in digital art, although most of the following points can also be applied to other media as well.PE: Contrast in Digital Art by Riemea
(noun) - Contrast is a principle of art. When defining it, art experts refer to the arrangement of opposite elements (light vs. dark colors, rough vs. smooth textures, large vs. small shapes, etc.) in a piece so as to create visual interest, excitement and drama.
1. Colours and Brightness
One of the first things to come to mind when we think of ‘contrast’ are colours contrasting with each other.
(The colours labelled as 'primary' are the primary colours in the RGB colour model. Primary colours of the CMYK colour model are cyan, magenta and yellow.)
6 Steps to a better Self-Portrait1. Always use a tripod.6 Steps to a better Self-Portrait by Schnitzelyne
Seriously. Always. use. a. tripod.
Using a tripod is one of the most important steps to make your self-portrait look professional.
Imagine the model in this picture would hold the camera with her arm. Would it look just as professional?
A tripod is always useful to stabilize your photo, but when you take self-portraits, it is not only useful - it is essential.
If you would model for someone else and he'd give you the camera, there'd be something wrong, right?
You are not only the photographer, you're the model, too.
Doesn't matter how close you are to the camera, don't touch it
And don't you dare to take the camera - or even your phone - and stand in front of the mirror!
So, will you use a tripod when you take your next self-portrait?
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