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Armpit + Ears = My Photoshop Portrait Painting.

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, June 13, 2010, In : kvetch 

I know that I've been known to dabble in digital art, machinma, animation, or photo manipulation from time-to-time, but believe it or not, I've never used Photoshop. The only image editors I have limited experience with is MS Paint and Sony Vegas. 

I recently picked up a copy of Photoshop, and I've been wanting to dig into it since I know next to nothing about its capabilities. So, what a fun project for a Sunday afternoon, right? Not so much.

Some highlights:

1 | I used a real photo image to tr...

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Stick Figure Animation: A Day in the Life in File Manager

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, May 30, 2010, In : FunStuff 
Stick figures crossing Abbey Road
This is what happens when you come down with a nasty bug and lose internet connection for a few days. Actually, this has been a random work-in-progress for a while now, and I finally had a reason to put it all together.

I've dabbled some in novice machinima as a hobby, but I've never created animation on a frame-by-frame basis -- and this video will make that fact glaringly obvious. Not as easy as it would seem given it's a simple stick figure, but hopefully I've at least gotten better at ph...

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MS Paint Art

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, January 31, 2010, In : FunStuff 
Woman in MS Paint

I love to draw, sketch or paint - it relaxes me a great deal. Temporarily all my art supplies are in storage which isn't overly convenient. And on my laptop, the only thing I have installed that could even be remotely considered digital art software is MS Paint. I have dabbled in that app a few times just for fun, but thanks to search engines, I was amazed at what you could actually do with it.

It's not easy to do, but I was able to create the above from scratch based on the instruction from t...

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