Best Scanner for Artwork: A Comparison I remember there used to be many brands of scanner but nowadays it seems the choice comes down to two main ones, Epson and Canon. Epson scanners get mentioned more often than Canon. This is probably due to the fact that Epson has a great reputation at producing photo scanners. Color: Links, Books & Tools to Make your Life Easier Color is certainly a very important element of a design, and deciding on the best color palette for a project is something you really need to dedicate time to. From understanding color theory to having a glimpse of color psychology, you need to make sure your choice will not only look good but also have a good balance and deliver the right message. Thinking about, that we have decided to gather some tips, books recommendations, links to interesting readings and also some tools and apps that will make your life easier when it comes to color. Tools Flat UI Colors
Color Palette Generator Color Palette Generator #ffeeff #ffccdd #eeaaaa firealpaca tutorials and brushes a small guide by me, because I get asked a lotQ: Why are both of these programs mentioned in the same breath all the time?Because FireAlpaca came to the scene first, and is the older twin. :U MedibangPaint Pro was originally named “CloudAlpaca” before the fork was acquired by the Japanese site, Medibang!Q: So if they’re derived from the same software, what’s the difference?
Easy Color Palette Tips Articles May 14, 2014 There are six elements of art: line, shape, color, texture, value, and mass. We combine these elements to communicate our ideas and information. One particular element will surely make a design seems dull without it. Color. The Gamut Mask - FREE Interactive color harmony tool for painters The Gamut Mask is a great way to created harmonic color schemes. It simplifies your color choices and saves you lots of time and paint in achieving unified color palettes quickly and easily. This Gamut Mask Tool was developed by me (Richard Robinson) and is provided to you free to use.
15 Useful Color Mixers For Effective Designing I wanted to create this list, because there are times when I struggle choosing my design colors - for me it’s not always easy task to just play with the colors and choose the right ones – of course, there are few favorite colors for everybody, but finding new great color combinations are not so easy task. That’s why there a lot of helpful resources to ease this task, and I am here to show You those! Hopefully this will help You to create new designs and the process will become a little easier. 1. Colourlovers
Here is a very simple little app I wrote in... Here is a very simple little app I wrote in AutoHotkey for Windows to help productivity. The artists I’ve attempted to give this to were horrified and sickened by the idea of it. It floats in the corner of your screen. You tell it what programs you use for work/productivity. Whenever you’re using those programs, it turns a pleasing shade of blue and times you. If you alt-tab over to something that is not one of those programs, like Chrome or Spotify or 3D Pinball, or if you zone out and don’t move the mouse for too long, it turns red and stops the timer until you resume proper grown-up behavior.
Best Color Tools For Web Designers Determining the core color for a web project could be easy but finding the right alternatives to match the core can sometimes be difficult. That’s where the color tools play its roles. Color tools help you determine matching color or even suggest sets of matching color palette when you are totally clueless. Amongst are some of the best color tools web service on the internet any web designers should bookmark, or at least know. Full list after jump. Adobe Kuler The Art of Color Coordination Colors affect us in countless ways—mentally and physically, consciously and subconsciously. Psychologists have suggested that color impression can account for 60% of the acceptance or rejection of a product or service. Good color choices should never be neglected in web design. A bad color combination can have the same negative effect as poor copy and slow load times. In this infographic, we will briefly discuss color coordination and how you can use this to your advantage when designing your site. Special thanks to @speckyboy, @smashingmag and @onextrapixel.
Color Systems - RGB & CMYK RGB or CMYK? The color systems used by scientists and artists are entirely different. An artist will mix blue and yellow paint to get a shade of green; a scientist will mix green and red light to create yellow. The printed page in a magazine is yet another system. It's important to define the two different kinds of color that we see in the world as the first step in understanding color systems. Character Concept Art: From Grayscale to Full Color Illustration I am a concept artist majoring in character design and I enjoy exploring various digital painting and coloring techniques. In this class, you will learn to use Photoshop tools such as layer options, styles and blending modes in order to create a full color painting. We will focus on creating a character concept artwork, but the skills I will introduce can be used in any type of digital illustration. What You'll Learn
The 28 best tools for choosing a colour scheme The web is absolutely chock-full of colour scheme tools that promise to help you reach colour nirvana. Not all tools are created the same, though, and many are no more than basic rip-offs of the more popular or useful offerings. So to make things easier, we've rounded up some of the best tools for choosing colour schemes available today.
News - Drawpile Version 0.9.7 of Drawpile is now available for download, a bit earlier than planned. This release fixes two major bugs discovered in the previous version: The remote host selection dropdown would not work correctly if it contained more than one addressDrawpile would crash when reordering layers in certain circumstances