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I thought I'd share a couple of general tips to help you guys out there who are using art software.
There's one very simple thing that can separate a really great artist from a really mediocre one in the digital art arena. And that's knowledge. Not necessarily artist knowledge, although that tremendously helps, but a very basic understanding of artistic software.
When I first started digital art, way back in the day, my first program was Photoshop 7. I'll never forget that first moment I saw the GUI. I was like..."I can't do this! AAAAGH!" But my friend encouraged me, and I started looking around for tutorials online. Back in tho
I was emailed today and asked to recommend some free art programs. I thought I'd share my response with you guys in case any of you are in the market for a new free or paid art program. My list isn't the most detailed, nor is it all-inclusive. But I try to recommend my favorites based on software features, price, community and tutorials. So here's my quick response:
Free programs. Gimp is the first program that comes to mind. Totally free, lots of users, so there's probably plenty of tutorials online. I also think it's the closest free program to Photoshop's features, although it's GUI is drastically different. Download it here: https://www.