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So you want to make plushies? A beginner's guide :icondiffeomorphism:Diffeomorphism 1,957 156 Ice tutorial :iconazot2017:Azot2017 9,276 91 Full Body Turn Around Stock Pack :iconrobynrose:RobynRose 4,835 223 Pixel Art Tutorial - Basics for Beginners :icongasara:Gasara 4,086 228
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Overview: My Tutorials
This is an overview of the Photomanipulation / Photoshop Tutorials available in my Gallery. Some are a little old (still using PS7), but the principles are still valid (even though some of the really old ones may seem outdated aesthetically). Generally, the further down in each list, the newer the tutorials. Tutorials with this symbol youtube Icon  are video tutorials - the newer ones can also be found on my youtube channel.
There are now also photography and stock/resources providing guides listed below the manip ones :aww:
At the bottom, you will also find a list of possible future tutorials, a collection of ideas. If you have something I could add to this list, do feel free to comment and let me know!
If you want to get a reminder each time I update this list, please tell me in a comment - I'll create a list of people at the bottom and you
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Ball jointed doll tutorial part 2 :icondeskleaves:Deskleaves 883 197 Beginner Pony Plushie Tutorial :iconvoodoo-tiki:Voodoo-Tiki 2,282 367 A Geometric Approach to Making Plushie Patterns :icondiffeomorphism:Diffeomorphism 2,053 116 Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts AZERTY :iconensombrecer:ensombrecer 5,999 868 Journal Skins for Dummies Part 1 :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 1,650 237 Choosing Plush Fabric Infographic :iconsewdesune:SewDesuNe 828 43 Kindred - the Eternal Hunters :iconckibe:CKibe 2,602 160 How to make circle in SAI :iconkeichan411:Keichan411 4,564 443 Ball jointed doll tutorial part 1 :icondeskleaves:Deskleaves 1,800 228 A Guide To: Cosplay Body Paint for Beginners :icondinamplified:DinAmplified 354 16 Guide to PS Brushes :iconnokari:nokari 1,971 289 Beginner Pony Plushie Pattern 1 :iconvoodoo-tiki:Voodoo-Tiki 956 92
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How to evade making a Mary Sue
The “Mary Sue” Guide
This guide is meant to introduce and/or inform you of this threat that is currently attacking storywritting, drawing, Original Character creation (OCs) and fandom/fanfiction in general, not to say Originality itself!
During the course of this guide, you will learn what a Mary Sue is, you’ll identify one when sighted and, most importantly, you will not create one and hopefully you will help others in the subject, so they don’t create Mary Sues too.
I) Mary Sue 101:
-What is a “Mary Sue”?
“Mary Sue” is a title given to characters in fanfiction (and sometimes original, professional work) who are simply perfect: They are beautiful, smart, friendly, always willing to help for nothing in exchange even if they can die, powerful, important in one way or other...you get the point (I will explain on emphasis later). These characters are often created in Roleplaying forums/chatrooms or simply as OCs with a storyline
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Star Wars: Edge of the Empire - Oskara :iconanthonyfoti:AnthonyFoti 1,076 44 Star Wars: Edge of the Empire - Tusken Raiders :iconanthonyfoti:AnthonyFoti 706 17 Basic Portrait Lighting :iconkissmyhuman:KissMyHuman 4,258 239 skippingmints' simple tree tutorial - SAI :iconskippingmints:skippingmints 2,504 82 Anatomy Basic Shapes :iconazot2017:Azot2017 3,346 60 Nsio Explains: Learning Order to Human Drawing :iconnsio:Nsio 3,810 269 Bad with Swords Plz [Pose Reference for Drawing] :iconsenshistock:SenshiStock 448 34 Beginner Pony Plushie Pattern 2 :iconvoodoo-tiki:Voodoo-Tiki 796 56 Scaling and Printing Plushie Patterns :icondiffeomorphism:Diffeomorphism 293 9 It's poses time! [Usable as References] :icondex91:Dex91 1,057 63 Plush Sewing Starter Tools Infographic :iconsewdesune:SewDesuNe 270 10 3 Tips to Character Design :iconraindropmemory:Raindropmemory 2,781 375 Pixel Art Process :iconcyangmou:Cyangmou 1,020 42 Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts QWERTY :iconensombrecer:ensombrecer 683 67 Layman's Guide to Book-Binding :iconsupaslim:Supaslim 907 96 Art Survival Guide - Beginner :icondarlingmionette:DarlingMionette 4,935 2,660 Star Wars: Edge of the Empire - Mathus :iconanthonyfoti:AnthonyFoti 430 7 Ball jointed doll tutorial part 3 :icondeskleaves:Deskleaves 802 79
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Basic CSS Style Guide
Introduction
CSS is a style language used to define the style and formatting of web pages. It is used in conjunction with HTML.
If we think of HTML as the building blocks of the web then, essentially, CSS is the painter and decorator. Very simply, HTML defines the structure of the page and CSS defines the style.
What I'll be helping you with here is getting to grips with the basics of CSS. I'll be explaining how use CSS as well as providing a number of examples that you can use to style your own web pages and journals. All you need to do is copy/paste the code and replace the sample text with your own content. Along with the quick reference I've also written a brief glossary of terms and provided a list of useful links in case you wish to do some further reading.
A point of note is that while the information and examples I've given here apply to CSS use anywhere on the web, this guide itself is geared towards the use of CSS on deviantART. As such, and given that this h
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Ball jointed doll tutorial part 4 :icondeskleaves:Deskleaves 794 55 Illustrator Keyboard Shortcuts AZERTY :iconensombrecer:ensombrecer 670 58 Reliving a Sunset :iconmiguel-santos:Miguel-Santos 397 29 Shoe Study Angle Chart :iconshadowcross:Shadowcross 1,352 14
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Story Writing for BEGINNERS
-----Original Message-----
I want to write a story. I have a couple of ideas, but no idea what to do with them, or even how to begin! Help?!
-- Newbie Writer
So when you wanna write a story, where do you begin? With your PASSION!
Write what you KNOW & LOVE
What do you KNOW, really? What do you love to Do, to Study, to Think About, to Talk About...? Whether it's cave-diving, model trains, skate-boarding, sewing, horses, mythology, ghost legends, or particle physics your passion is where you will find your most unique and powerful work.
Make a list of all the things you know well and all the things you've done -- seriously! Mythology, history, any retail jobs you might have had -- anything you might have seen, done, or studied.
Sticking with your passions and your personal experiences also helps you make fewer MISTAKES.
Case in point, someone who has never kissed isn't going to be able to write a kissing scene as well as someone who Has. Worst of all,
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Tutorial - Brush Dynamics in Gimp 2.8 :iconlaurahollingsworth:LauraHollingsworth 1,316 144 Geometric Patterning Pt. 2 - Angles and Darts :icondiffeomorphism:Diffeomorphism 159 32 Beginners Crochet Tutorial :iconmoofestgirl:moofestgirl 1,297 185 Cutting Plush Fabric Infographic :iconsewdesune:SewDesuNe 225 6