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Tutorial: Editing Drawings by Cataclysm-X Tutorial: Editing Drawings by Cataclysm-X
Yes, I made a new tutorial! This time it's about how scanners work and how I edit drawings in Photoshop.

I know I said I wouldn't make any more tutorials, but I got soooooooooo many questions about this, and it's something I won't be putting in my artbook anyway, so I've been working on this all day long.

And now I'm tired... :yawn:

Oh well, hope it's useful :)

Watch my other tutorials here!
Eye tutorial
Nose tutorial
Hair tutorial
Shading & Blending tutorial
Drawing Progress tutorial
Detailed Hair part 1
Detailed Hair part 2
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Tutorial: Editing Drawings by =Cataclysm-X offers valuable tips for bringing out the best in your traditional drawings after they have lost their depth and luster due to scanning.I am sure this technique will help many traditional artists in the presentation of their work .Take the time to browse the rest of her fabulous in-depth tutorials. ( Featured by znow-white )
RJPortraits Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi Cataclysm-X I hope you don't mind but I tagged you in my about me on my profile, purely because I have been using this technique to improve my drawings. I really appreciate your tutorials! They are awesome and have helped me improve alot, thank you so much for all your help :)
devPeter Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Its just Ctrl + O :D
VIIIFireLordAxel Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for this. I've been editing my scans for a long time, and it made me feel like a cheater to use software on pencil drawings to make them look nicer, like suddenly my traditional art" wouldn't be traditional anymore. Thanks for helping me get past that(:
AnnCharlotteR Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for this!!!
Palanqueta Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't get one point... the darker drawings are edited?
I mean... your original drawing is as dark as the result on Photoshop?
Or, your drawing issss soooooooooo gray that you edit it with Photoshop to have more contrast.
Either way... i think that you must not "cheat" when you're showing traditional techniques drawings.
RJPortraits Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how is it "cheating"? Is using Photoshop not also a form of art or an art technique? At least Cataclysm-X is being honest about the techniques being used unlike some other artists!
Katrix Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the tutorial. Very useful :)
rhinoboss Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Student Interface Designer
asi es como trampa u.u mataste mi ilusion
dakevinung Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Student General Artist
Very helpful stuff. :thumbsup: And you're a pretty good artist :)
MonkeyPictures Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
Really helpful thanks for the Tutorial
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