This month's article is a two-parter; one with basic presentation tips for different media, and one with more advanced suggestions for photographing traditional art. For the more advanced article, see here: Tips for Photographing Traditional Artwork
This part s super basic and requires no skill whatsoever, but for people who do this, it REALLY helps your art look better, when displaying online, and minimizes rejections from Groups.
I. ALL MEDIA - MAKE YOUR OWN WATERMARK OR SIGNATURE
Identifying your work is important, but the DA watermark (although it is a nice service to have) is not the best way to go about it. Even though it is easy to
Cleo and Cyrus Taylor sat in the living room of their small house in a medium-sized village. They were talking in hushed voices so that their three children wouldn't hear.
Aquilina, the oldest of the three children, aged 12, was in her bedroom drawing in a leather notebook given to her by her father, Cyrus, when she turned 11. She was unaware of the conversation going on below her, and how important it would turn out to be.
Zack, her younger brother, aged 10, barged into her room and sat on her bed, bouncing up and down.
“Hey, Aquilina, want to go spy on Willow?” Zack asked between giggles.
Hello! Welcome to DeviantArt! I hope you enjoy your time here!
I know that sometimes, joining a new site can be confusing, and you probably have a lot of questions. Here is a compilation of the things most new members are confused about, and their answers: Common Questions by New DA Members If you still have questions about how DA works, etc., feel free to let me know and I'll be happy to help with what I can.