April Updates and RemindersArticles around DA you should be readingApril Updates and Reminders by Elandria
The use of your stock, the relationship and rapport you create between you and the artists who use your stock is of great importance, and isn't something you should ignore.
Read this article for more information.
Attention all "PREMADE" stock creators
We are once again seeing an increasing number of stock providers using stock from other commercial or free stock sites like SXC, dreamstime, Istock et al. for use in their premades.
Let me make it very clear to you -
6 Fatal Flaws for PhotomanipulationHey everyone!6 Fatal Flaws for Photomanipulation by Aeirmid
After nearly a month (!!!) of viewing DD suggestions and generally browsing around the community looking for new and interesting things to feature, I have come up with a list of the most common mistakes that photomanipulators make. Other photomanip CVs, especially kuschelirmel, conzpiracy, and IreneLangholm, have posted a lot of great articles and tutorials about each of the items I'm going to discuss. I therefore will not go into terribly much detail right at this time. I'll be happy to re-address them in later articles.
What is our primary goal in making a photomanipulation? We want it to be seamless, right? We want to transport the viewers into another world and make them believe that it is real.
Let's talk about some dead giveaways that break that illusion.
Flaw 1: Failure to crop elements properly
Artifacts from original stock images, like pixels that surround your cut-out after you extract it from its original background, are a dead gi
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