Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Use Your Computer Creatively with Digital Art Tutorials and Video Classes

Attention digital artists and photographers: You may have heard horror stories about images being stolen by others and used inappropriately on other web sites or print advertising. Simply by posting pictures on the Internet, your work could be at risk. But there is something you can do about it. Protect your work from unauthorized use on the Internet using a technique called watermarking. You can download a free 30-day trial of Photoshop Elements 8 if you don’t use it already, and then simply log on to view the digital art tutorials and video classes at CraftEdu.com. Here you will find out more about why it is important to watermark your images and how to do it properly.

Another reason to look at the digital art tutorials and video classes at CraftEdu.com is to enroll in a class called Photo Draping in Photoshop. The ideal class for web designers and graphic artists, this three-part series shows you the ins and outs of how to “photo drape” a textile design into another image. By starting with a flat textile design image from your computer, you can learn how to place the pattern onto clothing or other fabrics within a scanned photograph. This is a great skill to have if you want to show shoppers on an ecommerce web site what an outfit would look like in a different fabric or pattern, without taking multiple photographs.

Whether you are an amateur hobbyist or a professional artist, the digital art tutorials and video classes offered at CraftEdu.com are an excellent way to master a new skill.

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