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Manip Tips and Tricks #3: YagaKName: YagaKManip Tips and Tricks #3: YagaK by kuschelirmel
Tools of the Trade: Photoshop CS2, Adobe InDesign CS2, Canon A620, Nikon d70, Yashica Mat, Lifetec tablet, imagination
Likes to use: My own photos mixed with some stock photos, lots of different textures, filters and brushes made either by me or from stocks.
Examples of her work:
YagaKs tips and tricks:
I spend a lot of time looking for photos with similar lightning, colours, atmosphere, so that when I join them together they will fit to each other.
I always slightly desaturate photos before I work with colour.
I almost always slightly sharpen pictures at the very beginning of work.
4.- Homemade Filters:
I make some filters out of textures just by blurring them, applying masks and changing the fill and opacity.
Manip Tips and Tricks #2: TshevaName: tshevaManip Tips and Tricks #2: Tsheva by kuschelirmel
Tools of the Trade: Photoshop CS2, Stock, brushes
Likes to use: Since I use a lot of stock, it is the most time consuming part of creating an image. Finding the right stock is hard. I use stock from DA but because some deviants put limitations on their stock, mostly I either buy stock from dreamstime or istock</b>. But my trusty standby is sxc.
Laying texture is the best part so finding and using the right stock is necessary. I also use brushes from deviants, so thank you for supply such great brushes.
Examples of her work:
tshevas tips and tricks:
Figure out what image I want to create. What am I trying to say? I usually am trying to say something in symbols whenever I create an im
Manip Tips and Tricks #1: Aegis-StrifeName: Mario Sanchez aka Aegis-IllustrationManip Tips and Tricks #1: Aegis-Strife by kuschelirmel
Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop CS2, Corel Painter IX, Apophysis 2.02, Terragen, Photomatrix Pro, Genius Tablet 8x6
Likes to use: Classic nude poses (specially from lockstock and justmeina ), still life objects, mixed media (photomanipulation + painting + 3D + vector)
Examples of his work:
Aegis-Illustrations tips and tricks:
Many people have asked me how I use textures. Its pretty simple. Instead of taking some texture images and merging them, what I do is putting one as a background. Then, I start taking the rest of textures I want to use, and low their opacity around 40-50% and sometimes using Soft Light. Then I start cloning them with dispersion options to make them look smooth. I erase zones I think that are rough and then I merge all texture layers and desatura