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Digital Art Book resources #1

Hello everyone!, 
   You might have all the digital art programs you want, but are you stuck? Do you feel overwhelmed with all the options available? Are you concerned with messing up settings that you may not get back? While there are tutorials on youtube, web sites, and the developers' blog/web sites, sometimes it's good to have a book/ebook available (and when you're not nearby your computer/tablet/phone etc.). I recommend the following books to read while exploring some of the major digital art programs, such as Adobe Photoshop or Corel Painter (most of the tricks should transfer over to their inexpensive/free alternative programs, such as GIMP or Krita!). I hope this post was helpful! If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment, or e-mail me. Enjoy!:

-Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop by  Nykolai Aleksander…

(Free Software #1) Drawing Resouce #8

Hello everyone!,
  Are you interested in the digital art world? Do you want to try out digital drawing/painting? If you do, great! However, are you not sure if you want to spend all the money to find out whether or not you like it? Fortunately, there are alternatives to the expensive digital art programs out there, and they're free!
  The first free software I would like to mention in this post is GIMP version 2.8. Personally, I view the program as an alternative to Adobe Photoshop, with features similar enough where you can do and create a variety of photo editing effects, digital painting, etc. Not only is this free, but also you are allowed to save your project and export your project to formats which may be opened in other programs, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Painter, Corel Draw X7, Corel Paint X7, Krita 2.9, and Sketchbook Pro 7, just to name a few. You have a lot of tools available from the start, and if you know how to, you can add brushes, plug-ins, …