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Recently it took over the group as the the founder, and I'm currently watching how the things are playing out. I saw that most of the submissions just expire without any votes on them. Recently there were some expired submissions from michaeladamidisart, who submitted some very interesting oil & acrylic brushes I haven't seen like this before. As I think such a great artist has to be supported, I thought I feature him in a journal entry to give you guys some inspiration. I also will think to change some group rules in the near future to get people more engaged and revive the group from it's slumber, so that the submissions will actually be looked at. Here some of Michaels creations:
Concept Art - Landscape / Scenery Artwork
Concept Art Brushes Tree / Grass / Foliage / Leaf
Photoshop Brushes for Concept Art and Digital Art
Scenery Digital Art -Digital Oil Painting Brushes
Walk by Night - Digital Landscape/Scenery Painting
MA-Brushes Realistic Photoshop Brushes Promo 20
Painterly Aproach Style Brushes for Photoshop - MA
Photoshop Realistic Painting Tree Brushes / Brush
Abstract Still Life Michael Adamidis Brushes
Most Realistic Photoshop Brushes - Foliage
Game and Concept Art Landscape - Burning Skies
Digital Portrait painted with the MA-Brushes
MA-Brushes Photoshop Painting Texture Oil Brushes
As Master Photoshop is all about resources, check out some of Michaels brush packs. He also provides a free product here:
Photoshop Concept Art Painting Brushes *NEW Sheet*
Photoshop Brushes MA-Brushes with Canvas Textures
Digital Art Brushes for Digital Fine Art Painting
Photoshop Foliage / Grass / Tree / Leave Brushes
Concept Art Brushes Tree / Grass / Foliage / Leaf
Photoshop Realistic Oil Painting Foliage Brushes
Photoshop Texture Brushes for Digital Art Painting
Photoshop Brushes Oil Painting Texture Brush Pack
MA-Brushes Photoshop Painting Texture Oil Brushes
Photoshop Painting Brushes Oil Texture Brush PACK
Photoshop Foliage / Grass / Tree / Leave Brushes
Photoshop Foliage / Grass / Tree / Leave Brushes
MA-Brushes Realistic Photoshop Brushes for Grass
Photoshop Brushes - Powerful Realistic Brush Pack
Photoshop Concept Art Painting Brushes MA-BRUSHES
Photoshop Brushes - Foliage, Trees, Leaves, Grass
Photoshop Brushes Oil Painting Texture Brush Pack
Photoshop Brushes Oil Painting - MA-BRUSHES
Photoshop Brushes - Oil Painting Texture Brush Set
Photoshop MA-Brushes for Digital Art Painting (2)
Photoshop Brushes Oil Painting Texture Brush Pack

Tutorials from YouTube
Part 1

There are many places you will find resources to help you with your art. From deviantART's own vast resources, tutorials, stock images provided by artists to your public library, bookstores, art sessions to name a few. YouTube is one such resource hub. From live video which explains materials and products you would need for your traditional or digital artwork, to painting demonstrations that are live to 'speedpaints', they offer various ways audio-visual medium and such a large diversity of artists help with getting help you need. You are encouraged to find more and browse more to research, study and practice.
This Resources for Artists is the 3rd in the series of the article, and the 1st chapter for the YouTube resources list. If you have any links to amazing tutorials, video demonstrations, YouTube channels that you are aware of, do share them below in the comments and they will likely appear in the next series. You are welcome to share this article! :)


FZD School of Design provides an education in entertainment design and their YouTube channel provides a lot of demonstrations to create concept designs for games, feature films, consumer products and focusing on the fundamentals understandings and some insights you would require to be in the career. This is not a full study channel as those are actually taught in their actual courses, however, the demonstrations and explanations given are of tremendous help and could be applied to various types of works you do, whether digital or traditional.
Some videos are shown below (part 1 of the videos shown):

Oldest to Newest
You are encouraged to go through them serially as oftentimes, advices are often repeated or continued.

Episode 1: Shot Setup Part 1

Episode 4: Sea Monster Part 1

Episode 6: Floating Bugs Part 1

Episode 8: Skull Village Part 1

Episode 19: Portfolio Prep Part 1

Episode 20: Portfolio Part 1

Episode 29: FOV in Games Part 1

Episode 36: Traditional Mediums

Episode 37: Inspiration

Episode 38: Reference Books Part 1

Episode 52: Visual Library

Ctrl+Paint - Digital Painting Simplified

Vimeo Special!

o_O But, phoenixleo, this is not YouTube! :noes: Yes, yes, it isn't, but if anything in the world deserves a special recognition in a YouTube article, it's this one to begin with!
Everyone starts as a beginner. You ask, "how do I start painting digitally in [insert software]?". Well, here's the answer! Ctrl+Paint is dedicated to the basics of digital painting, brought to you by Matt Kohr. Built in a curriculum setting, you will find various sections to help you, from Digital Painting 101, Traditional Drawing, Composition Basics, Anatomy, Perspective, Mindset and Habits, etc!

Some videos are shown below:

Video Library

1) Digital Painting 101: Part 1: Intro

2) Traditional Drawing: Crosshatching

2) Traditional Drawing: Constructive Form Part 1

3) Drawing 2: Sketching With Lines

3) Drawing 2: Fluid Linework

3) Drawing 2: Line Weight


Currently, it's presence on YouTube being of an year, ProkoTV has been one of the rising channels for drawing resources. Video instructions are shortened versions of the actual fee version of the videos in the main website, it's nonetheless helpful for both beginners and advanced artists. Taught in a easy and sometimes humorous method, it will help with various concepts such as anatomy, values, perspective, form, shading, etc!
Some videos are shown below:

Videos from oldest to newest

How to the Draw Head from Any Angle

Also watch:
:bulletblue:How to Draw the Head - Front View
:bulletblue:How to Draw the Head - Side View

How to Draw Eyes - Structure

Also watch:
:bulletblue:How to Draw an Eye - Step by Step

Shading Light and Form - Basics

The Basic Elements - Shape, Value, Colour and Edge

The Illusion of Depth - Contrast, Aerial Perspective and Form

Also watch:
:bulletblue:The Illusion of Depth - Perspective, Details and Overlapping Forms
:bulletblue:The Illusion of Depth - Edge, Line, Cast Shadow, and Paint Thickness

How To Draw Gesture

Also watch:
:bulletblue:How to Draw Gesture - Step by Step

How to Simplify the Motion of the Torso - The Bean

Structure Basics - Making Things Look 3D

Landmarks of the Human Body

Also watch:
:bulletblue:Landmarks Example - Step by Step

Previous issue:

Resources For Artists: Colour Scheme Tools
Resources For Artists: Art of Civilizations Past

There's more to come in the next issue! Again, if you have more links of videos and/or channels, don't hesitate to link to them in the comments below!
Don't forget to share them, fave it, bookmark it and spread it around! :love:
Take care! :huggle:

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:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop is a resource-only group. If you suggest artwork to our group that is not an entry for a current contest, you will be warned. If you persist after your second warning, you will be banned from the group.

:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop es un grupo sólo de recursos. Si usted sube una obra de arte a nuestro grupo que no sea una entrada para algún concurso actual, se le dará una advertencia. Si persiste después de su segunda advertencia, se le bloqueará de accesar al grupo.

:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop é um grupo dedicado apenas a recursos. Se sugerir uma obra de arte para o nosso grupo que năo seja uma entrada para o concurso actual, será avisado. Se persistir após o segundo aviso, será banido do grupo.

:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop est un groupe de ressources uniquement. Si vous suggérez une œuvre qui n’est pas une participation ŕ un concours actuel, un avertissement vous sera envoyé. Si vous persistez aprčs le second avertissement, vous serez banni de notre groupe.

:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop e' un gruppo dedicato unicamente alle risorse. In caso suggeriste una qualsiasi immagine al gruppo, immagine che non sia una entry per il concorso corrente, sarete avvertiti formalmente. Se persisterete anche dopo un secondo ammonimento, sarete espulsi dal gruppo.

:bulletblue: Bei MasterPhotoshop geht es ausschließlich um Ressourcen. Wenn Sie Bildmaterial für unsere Gruppe vorschlagen, das keinen Beitrag zu einem aktuellen Wettbewerb darstellt, werden Sie verwarnt. Nach der zweiten Verwarnung werden Sie aus der Gruppe ausgeschlossen.

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:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop este un grup care este procupat doar de resurse. Daca sugerezi imagini care nu sunt participante la un concurs curent, vei fii avertizat. Daca persisti si dupa al doilea avertisment, vei fii banat din grup.

:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop группа для хранения ресурсов, подобранных нами. Если вы будете предлагать свои работы, которые не отвечают правилам проводящихся конкурсов, вы будете предупреждены. Если вы продолжите нарушать правила, после второго предупреждения получите бан.

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:bulletblue: MasterPhotoshop是一个纯资源组。如果你所建议的稿不合本集团目前的比赛,你会被警告。如果你继续坚持,在第二次警告后,你将被禁止从组。

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TOA316XDNUI-OFFICIAL Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
maryamoli Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Student Digital Artist
gracias por aceptar mi solicitud!!
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hello...nice to meet you  Love :) (Smile) 
sdiggman Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2017  Professional General Artist
Instead of thanks - donated points to be used for group

I am here to learn basics/tips inre Photohop CS6 running in Windows 10
        (my program purchase as I wanted stand-alone with NO cloud)

I actually create all of my art in paintdotnet and Inkscape and have for years.

However, I have often envied the pure power of Photoshop and when an opportunity arose recently to purchase an un-opened legal NOS CS6, I jumped for it knowing that there will be no more non-cloud versions.  I also purchased Illustrator 

I am interested in using PS/Illustrator to create vector elements for my art that can be textured using text and layer styles

I am a firm believer in the old Scots words of wisdom taught to me by my 82 year young mother

     "If you don't have something good to say, STFU."

That being said......

Hello, I am sdiggman.  

Would anyone perhaps have any tips to offer regarding any way to increase the size of the Photoshop menus when running cs6 in Win 10?  I have already increased the custom size in display but that impacts all programs and is unwieldy to me.
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Andevili Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for accepting my request to join.
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