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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2660 on: November 18, 2012, 03:35:05 pm
Yes, PS supports it, but you don't get pixel-perfect pixel placement with the 1 pixel brush. You place two pixels each time, which makes it very clunky to work in that mode. (Wide pixels work perfectly though). Indigo's method work as you would expect though!

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2661 on: November 18, 2012, 04:25:00 pm
Ah, makes sense. Pixel perfect pixel placement. The bane of Photoshop. :ouch:
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Reply #2662 on: November 18, 2012, 05:32:23 pm
Ah, makes sense. Pixel perfect pixel placement. The bane of Photoshop. :ouch:

Really now?

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Reply #2663 on: November 20, 2012, 12:17:24 pm
Just got shown this by a guy using the Transformers name of Rumble.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rumble-art/8202902226/in/photostream
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Reply #2664 on: November 20, 2012, 05:45:13 pm
I think with a bit of vanity a lot of digital artists could feel more like "real" artists. I think you really should display your work where it can be viewed and discussed upon in person. Also most pieces look way nicer when they're outside of your monitor in a book or on the wall.

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Reply #2665 on: November 24, 2012, 12:20:39 pm
Manga Studio EX 4 is on sale this weekend: http://mysmithmicro.com/marcom/eblasts/manga/20121123/index-web.html (that's $30 instead of the usual $300! - also the page says it's until midnight 23rd, but actually the offer has been extended through the weekend)

Thought some of you artists might be interested. Haven't tried it, but I've heard good things.

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Reply #2666 on: November 24, 2012, 01:06:55 pm
Thanks for the heads up, snagging it while I'm INUNDATED WITH CASH MONEYS from working too much, and because I've heard good things as well.  :y:

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2667 on: November 26, 2012, 03:59:07 am
A bit of an odd question, but is anyone familiar with book publishing? Specifically page formatting/margins and such. I have a friend who was close to getting her book published but they need some margins fixed. All I have is the PDF file she sent, that was given to her by I'm assuming whoever did the layout. Problem is the person can be a bit slow to reach and she was hoping to get it fixed up sooner than later.

Basically it's a PDF of a childrens book with about 20 pages and all illustrated, and from what I can tell it's designed to be printed with bleed... and I have absolutely no idea nor the tools to properly margin/size it for her.

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Reply #2668 on: November 26, 2012, 04:07:03 am
I tried my hand at music comp. today.  I was wondering what you guys think.  It's my first shot at it, and I have no composition knowledge lol.  It's not done yet but: http://static.musescore.com/74460/793e55916e/score.mp3

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Reply #2669 on: November 26, 2012, 09:26:37 am
A bit of an odd question, but is anyone familiar with book publishing? Specifically page formatting/margins and such. I have a friend who was close to getting her book published but they need some margins fixed. All I have is the PDF file she sent, that was given to her by I'm assuming whoever did the layout. Problem is the person can be a bit slow to reach and she was hoping to get it fixed up sooner than later.

Basically it's a PDF of a childrens book with about 20 pages and all illustrated, and from what I can tell it's designed to be printed with bleed... and I have absolutely no idea nor the tools to properly margin/size it for her.

I always use inDesign to save PDFs for books, is that available to you?  It has more options for margins and stuff than the rest of CS I think.