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by ArendsArt
Sun Aug 04, 2002 1:48 am
Forum: Photoshop-compatible Plugins
Topic: Plug-ins--do they make it "too easy?"
Replies: 15
Views: 28339

Re: Plug-ins--do they make it "too easy?"

Guest wrote:

"Isn't it enough to enjoy what you are doing?
Why worry whether you are accepted or not?"

True, if you are doing it as an amateur. But if you want to become a pro, you need to think about the relevance and marketability of what you are doing.
by ArendsArt
Fri Aug 02, 2002 5:49 am
Forum: Photoshop-compatible Plugins
Topic: Plug-ins--do they make it "too easy?"
Replies: 15
Views: 28339

Deke McClelland, author of the Photoshop Bible, wrote that: "Destructive filters produce effects so dramatic that they can, if used improperly, completely overwhelm your art work, making the filter more important than the image itself. "Destructive filters produce way cool effects, and many people g...
by ArendsArt
Sun Jul 28, 2002 2:30 am
Forum: Photoshop-compatible Plugins
Topic: Plug-ins--do they make it "too easy?"
Replies: 15
Views: 28339

Re: "Too easy?"

Harald Heim wrote: > The highest skill in my opinion is to use the > effects in a way that they aren't recognized as > digital effect at all. So that people admire the > image without even thinking that it was manipulated > digitally. Thanks for your reply. Maybe if I included prints of work I had d...
by ArendsArt
Fri Jul 26, 2002 5:13 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Importance of style-recognition?
Replies: 1
Views: 5877

Importance of style-recognition?

How important is a unique style for an artist? I notice in the advertising of artists who feel they have a unique creative style, they are very quick to play up this fact. Some of the most well-known commercial artists of all time had very unique styles. On the other hand, there have been other arti...
by ArendsArt
Fri Jul 26, 2002 4:55 am
Forum: Photoshop-compatible Plugins
Topic: Plug-ins--do they make it "too easy?"
Replies: 15
Views: 28339

Plug-ins--do they make it "too easy?"

Does Graphic software in general and plug-ins specifically make creating artwork too easy? I showed some of my digital "paintings" to a group of people and one of the guys said, "Oh yes, Photoshop has some good filters in it too." The implication seemed to be that "anybody can do stuff like this now...

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