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Any Artists Out There?

  1. ii3rittles profile image82
    ii3rittlesposted 3 years ago

    I recently got back into free sketching images then editing them on the computer. It is quite fun. I use to draw all the time but only recently, maybe 2 or so years ago, did I start using software (Gimp) to edit my work. Anyone out there into graphic design or drawing? I would love to see your work.

  2. Sheila Wilson profile image82
    Sheila Wilsonposted 3 years ago

    I'm not familiar with Gimp. I use Adobe Illustrator to do mixed media digital and watercolor pieces. For drawing, I prefer working with charcoal.  https://www.etsy.com/listing/168962628/ … g-14-x-11?

    That's my favorite charcoal drawing that I've done.

    Some of my digital and watercolor mixed media is on this page from when I was their Artist of the Week: http://community.art-is-fun.com/forum/t … heila-dunn

    Can you give me an example of what you've done with Gimp?

    1. ii3rittles profile image82
      ii3rittlesposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That is beautiful! I love the owl.

      I do free hand sketches on paper with either ink or pencil then I edit them with Gimp. Gimp is essentially like photoshop.

      Before : https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BhBuOeGCMAAJyWn.jpg

      After: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BhGdTUnCQAA6Apg.jpg

      1. Sheila Wilson profile image82
        Sheila Wilsonposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Oh that's very cool! I have the newest Photoshop, but I've never been proficient in Photoshop. I have been more focused on making digital art with Illustrator, but a friend of mine who is highly skilled in Photoshop is going to be giving me some lessons. He's always asked why I don't use it more to create painterly effects rather than the flatter color of Illustrator.

        1. ii3rittles profile image82
          ii3rittlesposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Gimp is great. It is essentially like photoshop but free big_smile
          I love all the things you can do with it. Give it a try, you may enjoy it.

  3. Hui (蕙) profile image78
    Hui (蕙)posted 3 years ago

    I am a fashion designer, do sketch drawing all the time, and sometimes make paintings. I have the newest photoshop, and basically proficient with it. But, I only use photoshop to check on my design in three-dimension space to see if it is all good, and never use it to embellish any of my works, because by doing so, I feel it's all fake. I like charcoal and watercolor, and work on them for fun.

  4. Monisa Ahmed profile image67
    Monisa Ahmedposted 3 years ago

    I'm an Artist, Homemaker and love to do craft as well. I think it is nothing wrong in editing your art work. You can view by hubs on designing or sketching, hope you enjoy! Also, i do Acrylic painting on Canvas, but i did not upload any hubs regarding paintings till now. I will upload it in near future...
    Thanks and great wishes!

  5. Erika Lynn-Marie profile image61
    Erika Lynn-Marieposted 3 years ago

    Raises hand - Me! smile

    I am a Photographer & Artist. I am on Facebook, Instagram, Deviant Art as well smile

    1. Castlepaloma profile image76
      Castlepalomaposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Been a full time artist for 40 years , sculpture mainly in sand and snow sculpture {performing art) shown with some of my hubs. Will be spending more time on this artist forum because Religion and Politic is starting to drive me batty, plus art has done more for mankind.

  6. JTRyder profile image77
    JTRyderposted 3 years ago

    I use Gimp exclusively for my computer generated shopped photos. I love that you can search around for new filter, brushes, backgrounds, etc. It is also good because it uses completely different .dll files than Microsoft, so it doesn't get crashy when a file is updated.
    I do mostly pencil and pen and ink. For some reason, I can't seem to cross the boundary between computer and freehand. I do a lot of computer graphics, but I never scan hand drawn images in for editing.
    Here's an example of one that I did for a promo for a variety show I produce, The picture is actually like twelve different pictures using Gimp.

    1. Castlepaloma profile image76
      Castlepalomaposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Nice work