Watermarks (And How Not To Use Them)Doesnt it annoy you when you find a wonderful piece of art, that is all but ruined by a big, ugly and obnoxious watermark? I know that its something thats happened to me plenty of times.Watermarks (And How Not To Use Them)3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Unfortunately, on the internet, there are people who try to take credit for other peoples work, and watermarks are a relatively effective way of preventing this. But a watermark should not spoil an image; and a big, ugly obnoxious DeviantArt logo in the middle of an artwork does exactly this.
So, How does one make a watermark that doesnt spoil an artwork?
Making Your Own Watermark
For this tutorial, I will be using <a href=http://www.gimp.org/>The Gimp, a free alternative to Photoshop. The process should be similar using Photoshop, or other similar programs, but please note that this will not work with MS Paint.
The hardest part of creating a watermark is thinking of what to make. For this tutorial, I will be making a very simple watermark wit